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Demographic data –  find out more about specific communities

Demographic data – find out more about specific communities

The following is a selection of resources that are available online.  For a more comprehensive list including books and journal articles please search our library catalogue or contact Sabina Tresise, Information Services Coordinator, via phone: 03 9418 9925 or...
Video: Volunteer Jawid tells us about his role with M-CAN

Video: Volunteer Jawid tells us about his role with M-CAN

Jawid Hakimi is a volunteer for the Multicultural Community Action Network (M-CAN).For more information about M-CAN, visit the Multicultural Health and Support Service page.  Related Information Key Tip for Improving Your Communication I recently came across the...
There’s much more to ‘Harmony Day’ than it appears

There’s much more to ‘Harmony Day’ than it appears

By Alison Coelho, Stream Leader of Multicultural Health Improvement & Manager of the Multicultural Health and Support Service. In March we celebrated Harmony Day in Australia. Harmony Day is an attempt to acknowledge the contributions of multicultural communities...
Hope talks about our Youth Ambassador program

Hope talks about our Youth Ambassador program

Hope tells us about why its important to with young people in the areas of sexual health. She explains the ‘zine’ project and how it helps explores issues around sexual health, sexuality, identity and relationships.  Related Information CEH to announce...
Speaking with clients who have low English proficiency

Speaking with clients who have low English proficiency

Key questions before you startWherever possible, find out as much as you can about the person with whom you will be speaking. The more you know, the better the information you can provide. Some key questions to ask include: • What languages does the client speak,...
Looking for bicultural workers to participate in a project

Looking for bicultural workers to participate in a project

Are you employed in a bicultural or community liaison role in a Victorian health, community, or settlement service?Do you work with people from refugee backgrounds including people seeking asylum?Would you like to be part of a project on the health needs of people...
Use the Cultural Competence Organisational Review Tool (CORe)

Use the Cultural Competence Organisational Review Tool (CORe)

The Cultural Competence Organisational Review (CORe) tool helps organisations improve their own cultural competence. By improving cultural competence, organisations strengthen their service delivery (access and appropriateness) to people from refugee and migrant...