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Impact of COVID-19 on Migrant and Refugee Women and Children Experiencing DFV

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Women’s Safety NSW, Published: July 31, 2020 Whilst research on the prevalence of violence against migrant and refugee women is limited, what is known is that cultural, language and systemic barriers serve to reduce access to safety and support for this group of women, and they are at higher risk of domestic homicide. (AIC 2020) This also corresponds with lower rates of reporting amongst...

New service providing mental health support to people of CALD backgrounds

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Relationships Australia South Australia, May 2020 ASKPEACE is available to provide mental health support to people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds living in South Australia who have been impacted by COVID-19. The ASK Peace Project will provide a virtual service based on counselling and case management, referrals, support and advocacy services to respond to the mental health...

Interpreter trial ensures hospitals are no longer places where Aboriginal people ‘go to die’

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ABC News, ABC Kimberley By Matt Bamford,  Sat 7 Jul 2018  Many Aboriginal people feel like hospital is a place where they “go to die” but a groundbreaking trial is underway to change that. Interpreters have been introduced at hospitals in Western Australia’s far north to improve patients’ relationships with medical staff. Speaking between three and nine languages each, the...

HIV and hepatitis pre and post test discussion in Victoria: consultation report

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Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Nov 2017 In February 2017, the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University initiated a consultation which aimed to describe best practice in HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C pre and post test discussion in the Victorian context. Building on existing evidence, and guided by the...

Forum: How to effectively use interpreters

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SHINE SA, 18 April 2017 Our upcoming ReFRESH Forum is on how to use interpreters effectively. Interpreters play an important role in our multicultural society, especially in their contribution to appropriate delivery of health care services. An interpreter’s role is to act as a conduit, conveying information in an understandable format between parties who do not share a common language...

Training for accredited, unaccredited or aspiring interpreters of African background (free)

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Relationships Australia, Monday, 1 February 2016 Free Training For African Communities PEACE Multicultural Services of Relationships Australia SA is offering a learning opportunity for accredited, unaccredited or aspiring interpreters of African background. This program will provide an opportunity for individuals to develop and enhance their interpreting skills, improve their knowledge base on...

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