Priority Primary Care Centres (PPCC)

Priority Primary Care Centres (PPCCs) provide GP-led care to people who need urgent care, but not an emergency response. Each PPCC is partnered with a busy emergency department. Care is available to anyone with or without a Medicare card, at no cost to the patient. (Costs may be required for imaging, pathology and other services.)

Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture (Foundation House)

With recognised expertise in torture and trauma informed care, Foundation House provides professional and organisational development to individuals and organisations involved in service delivery to people of refugee backgrounds. Courses include an introduction to the refugee and asylum seeker experience, incidental counselling and trauma focused counselling.

Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH)

With a specialisation in language services, cultural competence and health literacy, CEH’s training focuses on improving organisational and individual practice relating to working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse clients in service delivery. CEH also offers e-learning and free webinars on a range of topics.

Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY)

CMY delivers cross-cultural professional development and training programs that focus on working with migrant and refugee young people. CMY training is informed by cross cultural practice, cultural competency frameworks, multicultural and diversity policies, human rights legislation, youth work theories, and principles and current good practice in migrant, refugee and newly arrived youth work. CMY training offers practical strategies for project development and implementation.

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