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Multicultural mental health awareness scale

Khawaja, Nigar G. (2011) Multicultural mental health awareness scale. Diversit-e, 3.

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Abstract

Australia is one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) society in the world. There are individuals from all over the globe settled in Australia. They enter Australia as migrants or refugees. Although, the process of migration differs from individual to individual, it can be an uprooting experience and can bring with it many mental health challenges which need professional attention. Mainstream allied and mental health professionals need to be prepared for this diverse population and their mental health issues and concerns. These professionals may have to offer multicultural counselling to clients from an ethnic and cultural background, which is very different from their own. It is therefore essential for them to demonstrate multicultural counselling competencies (MCC)...

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ID Code: 55100
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Multicultural , Mental Health , Awareness , Scale
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Diversity Health Institute
Deposited On: 26 Nov 2012 08:28
Last Modified: 02 May 2013 07:02

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