Taking Culture Seriously in Community Mental Health


Project Summary:

Project Description:

Taking Culture Seriously in Community Mental Health is a five year participatory action research project that brings together a variety of university and community partners in Toronto and Waterloo Region. The overall purpose of the study is to explore, develop, pilot and evaluate how best to provide community-based mental health services and supports that are effective for people from culturally diverse backgrounds. The five cultural linguistic communities partnering in this project are: Somali, Polish, Mandarin, Punjabi (Hindu), and South American.

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Co-Investigator

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Year
Start Date:
2005
End Date:
2009

Funder:
SSHRC - CURA

Year Project Started:
2005

Collaborator:
P. I. Joanna Ochocka, Community Psychology, Waterloo University, and other University and Community Partners.

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SSHRC - CURA
997500
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