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Promoting the mental health and wellbeing of new arrival communities : learnings and promising practices : Mental Health Promotion plan 1999-2002. /

by Victorian Health Promotion Foundation.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Victorian Health Promotion Foundation 2003Description: 156 p. : ill.Notes: Victorian Health Promotion Foundation commonly known as VicHealthAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Nursing older people : issues and innovations. /

by Nay, Rhonda (ed.) | Garratt, Sally (ed.).

Edition: 2nd ed.Publisher: Marrickville, N.S.W. Churchill Livingstone 2004Description: xxii, 360 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: Part 1 Contextual issues and innovations Chapter 1. Funding and policy in residential care in Australia / Mary Courtney, Brian Abbey and Jennifer Abbey -- Chapter 2. Do elderly people cost more? Casemix funding in acute settings / Stephen Duckett and Terri Jackson -- Chapter 3. Clinical safety and quality in residential aged care / Elizabeth Percival -- Vignettes: Suzanne Sawyer and Elizabeth Pringle -- Chapter 4. Nursing workforce issues in aged care / Rhonda Nay -- Vignette: June Heinrich -- Chapter 5. Rights, regulations and aged aged-care practice / John Field and Sally Garratt -- Vignette: Phillip Abbott -- Chapter 6. Care of people from Indigenous and culturally diverse backgrounds / Irene Stein -- Vignette: Regina Barry -- Chapter 7. Understanding community nursing for older individuals and carers / Libby Brooke and Hal Kendig -- Chapter 8. Rural gerontic nursing in Australia / Elizabeth Lavender and Helen Keleher -- Chapter 9. Acute care of older people: a geriatrician's perspective / Philip Street -- Vignette: Margaret Winbolt -- Chapter 10. Public participation and individual control / Barb Fiveash and Robin Watts --Vignette: Barbara Potter -- Part 2 Clinical issues and innovations Chapter 11. Mental health issues / Sally Garratt -- Vignette: Maria McIntosh -- Chapter 12. Dementia, mental health and issues of abuse in aged care / Sarah Mott and Beth Kingsley -- Chapter 13. The experience of chronic illness: a phenomenological approach / Mary FitzGerald and Eleanor Horton -- Vignette: Craig Lockwood -- Chapter 14. Medication issues / Helen Baker and Adriana Tiziani -- Chapter 15. Physical restraints: can we free older people? / Susan Koch -- Vignette: Daniel Olivieri and Dianne Johnson -- Chapter 16. Palliative care / Jennifer Abbey -- Vignette: Karen Glaetzer -- Chapter 17. Sexuality and older people / Rhonda Nay -- Vignette: Helen Page -- Chapter 18. Contemporary care planning / Bill Koch -- Vignette: Steven Demeye -- Part 3 Research issues and innovation Chapter 19. Evidence-based nursing: quality through research / Alan Pearson -- Vignette: Bart O'Brien -- Chapter 20. Bedtimes in nursing homes: an action research approach / Annette Street -- Vignette: Rosalie Hudson -- Chapter 21. Current and future trends in gerontic nursing research / Bill Koch and Adriana Tiziani -- Vignette: Anne Pitcher.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Early learning strategies : final report

by Warrilow, Prue | University of New South Wales. Social Policy Research Centre | Fisher, Karen | Valentine, Kylie.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W Social Policy Research Centre. University of New South Wales 2004Description: vii, 35 p. PDF.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: January 2004 "For Families First, Cumberland Prospect" -- cover; open access - 10/07/2019 Summary: The objective of the Early Learning Project was to increase formal early learning opportunities for children 0-5 years in the Families First Cumberland Prospect Area (Auburn, Baulkham Hills, Blacktown, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs)). Formal early learning opportunities in this context mean structured early learning activities, for children in formal services, informal settings or at home. They might include pre-school, long day care, child care, supported playgroups and other structured child and relationship-centred activities, as well as in-home early learning ideas for families who are house-bound. The aim of the research activities was to map existing opportunities and issues and develop a strategic plan for the following three years. The methodology included a review of local and early learning literature; analysis of the Families First and other data-bases; interviews with key stakeholders and families; and a Service Providers Forum to identify strategies that had been implemented and opportunities for development (referred to as the Forum in this report).Availability: (1)

Parent support strategies : final report. /

by Warrilow, Prue | Fisher, Karen | Valentine, Kylie.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Social Policy Research Centre. University of New South Wales 2004Description: vi, 51 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: "For Families First, Cumberland Prospect" -- cover March 2004 Includes bibliographical references (p. 50-51)Availability: (1)

Exploring community attitudes and beliefs in respect of asylum seekers. /

by Smith, Libby.

Publisher: Oxfam CAA 2001Notes: October 2004 Prepared by Motive Market Research on behalf of Oxfam CAAAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The settlement of black Africans in Australia. /

by Cox, David [Ray] | Cooper, Brian | Adepoju, Moses.

Publisher: Bundoora, Vic. La Trobe University. Department of Social Work and Social Policy 1999Description: 69 p.Notes: Includes a list of African community organisations Bibliography: p. 69Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Joined hands bring success [Gacmo wada jiraa galladi ka dhalataa] : a resource for service providers working with Somali people. /

by Robinson, Julian.

Publisher: Collingwood, Vic. Ecumenical Migration Centre 1999Description: 55 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: 2 copiesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

A new country : but no place to call home : the experiences of refugees and asylum seekers in housing crisis and strategies for improved housing outcomes. /

by Kelly, Eve.

Publisher: South Melbourne, Vic. Hanover Welfare Services 2004Description: xviii, 95 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Understanding Arabs : a guide for westerners. /

by Nydell, Margaret K.

Publisher: Yarmouth, ME Intercultural Press 1987Description: x, 164 p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Journeys : tales from high rise housing. /

by Knight, Joanne (ed.) | Proudley, Mae (ed.).

Publisher: [Fitzroy, Vic.] Joanne Knight and Mae Proudley/Brotherhood of St. Laurence 2003Description: 69 p. : ill., ports.Notes: "This project was made possible by the funding granted by the Office of Housing as part of Housing Week 2003."Summary: As a contribution to the celebrations for Victoria s Housing Week 2003, thirteen public housing tenants in Prahran, South Yarra and St Kilda shared their stories of family, work , leisure and community. The short chapters, based on interviews by two staff members of the Brotherhood of St Laurence s Public Housing Advocacy Program, capture a wide variety of cultural backgrounds and life experiences.Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Moving from consultation to engagement to address the settlement needs of new and emerging communities /

by Bagley, Kerryn | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 2002Description: [30 p.] PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Includes bibliographical references.Summary: This report is designed to assist the service sector to engage new and emerging communities so that their settlement needs and issues can be heard and addressed.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Horn of Africa youth research program report : analysing the education, personal development, recreation and refugee needs and experience of the Horn of Africa youth in Melbourne. /

by Hadiya Consult.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Hadiya Consult 2001?Description: iii, 50 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 50)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Refugee settlement, safety and wellbeing : exploring domestic and family violence in refugee communities. /

by Rees, Susan | Pease, Bob.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Immigrant Women's Domestic Violence Service 2006Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: This study was designed to examine the significance and inter-relatedness of cultural, ; psychosocial and economic factors in the safety and wellbeing of refugee families experiencing domestic and family violence and to produce knowledge that could in form the development of effective settlement supports for refugee families. ; An action research methodology, utilising story-board group work to elicit pictorial and written ; data and individual interviews conducted by culturally competent research assistants, was ; developed. Participants from Ethiopia, South and North Sudan, Serbia, Bosnia and Croatia and ; communities from Iraq were recruited by expert sampling and data was analysed through the lens ; of human rights and intersectional feminism.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Measures to improve settlement outcomes for humanitarian entrants : discussion paper. /

by Australia. Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. The Department 2006Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: URL: 'http://www.immi.gov.au/living-in-australia/delivering-assistance/Discussion_paper.pdf'Summary: A discussion paper through which DIMA seeks the views of the community on three key areas: the development of a Complex Case Support Network (CCSN); the expansion of the Australian Cultural Orientation (AUSCO) Programme and the strengthened requirements for Special Humanitarian Program (SHP) proposers.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The labour market integration of immigrants in Australia

by Liebig, Thomas | Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Publisher: Paris, France Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007Description: 63 p. (Online Resource).Online Access: Website Summary: The labour market integration of immigrants in Australia is shaped by the country’s long tradition as an immigration country and its selection policy. Over the post-war period, the main origin countries of immigration to Australia have shifted from English-speaking countries to other OECD countries, and, since the mid-1970s, to non-OECD countries. Parallel to this shift, immigration policy to Australia became increasingly skills focused, which has partly countered the less favourable employment outcomes of migrants from these countries. This increasing selection has resulted in a situation in which the skills structure of the immigrant population, particularly of those from non-OECD countries, is well above that of the native-born...Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Participation in sport and recreation by culturally and linguistically diverse women : stakeholder consultation report /

by Cortis, Natasha | Muir, Kristy.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Social Policy Research Centre. University of New South Wales 2007Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Skills development for a multicultural society : guide for trainers /

by Liffman, Michael | Singer, Renata.

Publisher: Richmond, Vic. Clearing House on Migration Issues 1986Description: 33 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), EMC Archives (1).

The (com)promised land : human rights anomalies in Australia's post-Tampa border protection legislation. /

by Ramburuth, Rasika.

Publisher: unpub. 2002Description: 44 p.Notes: Semester One, 2002. Law 511 Legal research project, Macquarie University.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Classroom management strategies to address the needs of Sudanese refugee learners

by Burgoyne, Ursula | National Centre for Vocational Education Research | Hull, Oksana.

Publisher: Adelaide, S.A. National Centre for Vocational Education Research 2007Description: 40 p. PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Supporting documents : Classroom management strategies to address the needs of Sudanese refugee learners : advice to teachers support document Classroom management strategies to address the needs of Sudanese refugee learners: support document Methodology and literarture review Bibliography : p. 38-39 SCHOOL TO WORKSummary: Study exploring the cultural, social, historical and psychological considerations impacting on Sudanese refugee youth in schools. Investigates the classroom management practices for teachers to address. The study draws information from two Australian states with high numbers of Sudanese refugee arrivals, New South Wales and Western Australia.Availability: (1)

Inclusion in schools : making a difference. /

by Sage, Rosemary.

Publisher: London, U.K. Network Continuum Education 2007Description: 192 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 176-190) and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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