Proposed Master of Global and Cultural Mental Health with elective stream focusing on refugee mental health

The Global and Cultural Mental Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, in collaboration with the inter-disciplinary Melbourne Refugee Studies Program, is proposing to develop a fully online Master of Global and Cultural Mental Health program.

The online Master of Global and Cultural Mental Health will focus on the political, economic, social and cultural determinants of mental health and illness, and on development, monitoring and evaluation of mental health and social care systems that protect the human rights of vulnerable populations and are effective, equitable and sustainable. Continue reading “Proposed Master of Global and Cultural Mental Health with elective stream focusing on refugee mental health”



A way forward: Tala’s story

Harry Minas and Arnold Zable

 

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/how-one-vce-student-defied-all-odds-to-sit-the-highstakes-exam-20161021-gs88cf.html

This moving story appeared in the Sunday Age, October 23. Written by Fairfax journalist Timna Jacks. It is a powerful example of why we need to create opportunities for tertiary level education for asylum seekers trapped in limbo on various forms of bridging visas. As the title has it, the story is of a VCE student who ‘defied all odds to sit the high-stakes exam.’ Continue reading “A way forward: Tala’s story”


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