CEH Special Library

Our library gives you access to quality resources and validated information about culture, ethnicity, health and wellbeing to help you work better with people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. The library has more than 13,000 resources and covers topics including cultural competence and health literacy, cross-cultural communication, service delivery models and strategies, health education and promotion with a focus on diversity.
If you need further advice to find exactly what you need, please contact Sabina Tresise or 03 9418 9925, she will be happy to help you with your search.

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Resources Published by CEH

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Cultural Considerations in Health Assessment

This tip sheet lists issues that should be considered when conducting health assessments with clients from migrant and refugee backgrounds.

July 13, 2017

Help Sheets: Building Culturally inclusive Social Support Groups

a series of Help Sheets to assist Social Support Groups understand the different elements that support groups need to be culturally inclusive.

July 3, 2017

consumer participation strategies

Learn about a range of strategies that enable current or potential consumers to participate in service planning and decision making

May 3, 2017

Using Teach-Back via an interpreter

‘Teach-back’ enables better communication by inviting health practitioners to ask patients, to repeat key information verbally back to the practitioner to ensure mutual understanding and facilitate better care.

March 1, 2017

Contraception for women

This resource is designed for migrants living in Victoria and explains the different options available if they need medical help after hours or on weekends. It also explains when to attend the emergency department and when to call an ambulance.

September 12, 2016

How to use medicines correctly

This resource was designed for refugee and migrant communities in Victoria about how to use medicines correctly. It was developed in consultation with the community and the translation was tested with the community.

June 28, 2016

Checking existing translations

If you are using existing translated materials, you need to first check whether the content and meaning of the resource is what you are after.

June 23, 2016

How to test your translation with the community

A summary of tips to help you test your translation with the community . This will help your resource be more culturally appropriate, accurate and relevant to your target audience.

6 steps to an effective translation

Not sure where to start when translating materials? This 6-step guide provides you with easy steps, which will help you produce a translated resource that is accurate and culturally appropriate.

Catch up vaccinations for refugees and asylum seekers in Victoria

This resource was designed for refugee and migrant communities in Victoria about catch-up vaccinations It was developed in consultation with the community and translation was tested with the community.

June 3, 2016

Introducing SHARE – Sexuality Education in Comics

To celebrate youth week this year, the Multicultural Sexual Health Network (MSHN) held a forum to share knowledge and tools to provide quality sexual health and healthy relationships education to young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. We also launched our new resource, SHARE.

May 27, 2016

What is gambling?

Gambling is when you bet money on something that is not certain to happen.

May 5, 2016

The more you gamble, the more you lose

Call Gambler’s Help at any time, or ask to meet with a counsellor for a free and confidential appointment.

Sexual health and viral hepatitis brochures

A community brochure designed for migrants and refugees on HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections.

Poker machines

How to keep gambling from becoming a problem for you and your family. This brochure is available in Amharic and English.

Multicultural Health and Support Service – Annual Report 2014 – 2015

Find out more about the activities of Multicultural Health & Support Service (MHSS), a program which works with refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and mobile populations in metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria to prevent new incidences and transmission of blood borne viruses (BBV) and sexually transmissible infections (STI).

Money problems?

You can’t solve your money problems by gambling. This poster is available in Hindi and English.

Is gambling taking too much of your money and your time?

You are never alone in a gambling problem. This brochure is available in English, Dinka and Sudanese.

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