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 heath literacy, cross-cultural communication, service delivery models and strategies, heath 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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Glossary of terms – Child, family and relationship services


This glossary is designed to help you understand the technical terms related to child, family and relationship services in Victoria.

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November 16, 2017

Glossary of terms – Seeing a doctor, specialist or health professional


The CEH has developed three glossaries, translated into seven languages, to help our community when they are seeking to use services in Victoria.

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November 15, 2017

Glossary of terms – Mental health services


The CEH has developed three glossaries, translated into seven languages, to help our community when they are seeking to use services in Victoria.

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Health Literacy Podcast: with Matt & Amir


Join Matt & Amir as they speak to experts discussing how we can use clear, plain communication when we talk about health and wellbeing.

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October 6, 2017

Health Translations Directory is expanding to sport and recreation


Sport plays a vital role in community life and connects people in a unique way. Participating in sporting activities is important to a sense of belonging

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September 25, 2017

Drop the Jargon October 24 Resources


Drop the Jargon is a day for professionals in Australian health, community services and local government to use plain language.

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

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