To provide clinicians and workers in mental health services with knowledge and skills to improve the quality of transcultural interaction between mental health workers and clients from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds
To assist mental health services and PDRSS's to explore ways to improve access and equity in mental health service provisions for people culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds
To advance the development of quality transcultural mental health education for clinicians and other workers engaged with the health and welfare of CALD clients.
To develop online training programs to complement VTPU education initiatives
Current Education Services
To develop and deliver appropriate educational and professional development programs reflective of the needs of mental health clinicians and the CALD communities they serve
To collaborate with other health care providers to produce educational and professional development programs to extend transcultural mental health knowledge and skills to a wider audience
To collaborate with Area Mental Health Services managers in planning transcultural mental health education and professional development for their respective staff