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Cultural Support Coordinators (CSC)

  • The core part of AMHS consists of three Chinese and two Korean bi-lingual staff

  • Qualified to help mental health service users in their professional expertise as a social worker, mental health support worker, counsellor, or occupational therapist

  • Offer knowledge  and understanding of the impact of culture on mental health; competent with the provision of socio-cultural assessments; provide advice on Asian cultures, the recovery process, as well as knowledge about community resources

Clinical Cultural Consultation (CCC- bi-lingual Psychiatrist Consultants)

AMHS have contracted Asian psychiatrists who have extensive work experience in dealing with cross-cultural patients suffering from mental distress. Following a one-off clinical cultural consultation, these psychiatrists provide the responsible clinicians with a comprehensive conceptualisation of the clients presenting issues.

Asian Clinical Psychological Service (ACPS)

This subset of AMHS provides psychotherapy. The team consists of contracted Clinical Psychologists, Psychotherapists and Counsellors who provide culturally and linguistically appropriate talking therapy for the Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Indian service users, utilising many different therapy models.

Bureau Cultural Support Workers (BCSW)

This service group consists of contracted service bureau workers to provide support for diverse Asian clients including Japanese, Thai and Indonesian etc.  BCSWs are also bi-lingual and have a minimum qualification in Mental Health Support or have field experience in the mental health sector, and understand the impact of culture on mental health. They are capable with providing cultural advice, as well as familiar with the mental health system, mental health recovery process, and community resources.