He has served for advisory boards, including the community advisory board of Victorian Hepatitis B Alliance as well as the Australian Institute of Family Studies, positioned to provide advisement and consultancy on culturally linguistically diverse (CALD) Young People and Sexually Abusive Behaviours in Australia.
He has over 10 years’ experience as an Executive Director of the Sudanese Mothers Coalition in Victoria and held more executive positions in health organisations including Centre for Migrant and Refugee Health and Society of South Sudanese Professional-Australia.
Mr Mabor currently works parttime and on a casual basis with Deakin University as a Professional Staff, Research Assistant, Project Officer-Research, Wyndham Education Centre CSG, and a Clinical and Partnership Coordinator at The Wellington Centre. In the last 6 years, he has worked as an academic/alumni-based mentor in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne.
Mr Mabor has great expertise in Public Health (Global Health), Clinical Epidemiology and Research. His experience has been in community health and preventive medicine especially on non-communicable and communicable diseases. In his last role with the Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health, he worked as a Project Officer and Community Engagement responsible for various health programs, including community-strengthening action projects, health literacy and cultural competence. Alongside these programs, he had also delivered projects on health promotions, health capacity building, screening, and evaluations on sexually transmissible infections (STIs) such as syphilis, chlamydia, gonorrhoea, human papillomavirus (HPV), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B for outbound or returning migrant and refugee in Australia.
Mr Mabor has an interest in strengthening health policy and healthcare systems in mental health for vulnerable communities in Australia, as well as having great passion in infectious diseases.
For instance, in a recent time, he has published a number of articles on COVID-19 in Herald based media and a distinguish commentator at the Australian Conversations.
He had also peer-facilitated 1 of 10 focus group research projects in Victoria, exploring participants` knowledge of HIV and HIV Testing among people born in Sub-Saharan Africa and South-East Asia living in Australia. The research project was designed and carried out by Curtin University, a multi-jurisdictional study based in Australia, later published in the European Journal of Public Health by Oxford University and other Public Health journals.
He also has a great interest in Public Health and Pharmaceutical Medicine (see his blog link below)
Dr William’s social work experiences has been in areas of education, mental health, and refugee settlement. He is available for consultancies, industry partnerships and HDR supervisions.
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She embodies these beliefs through arguments which predominately deconstruct present day neo-colonial regimes.
Ms. Flora has worked with communities for many years advocating for South Sudanese to integrate better in Australia.
She has currently picked an interest in mental health and wellbeing of the vulnerable communities. Flora believes that mental health and wellbeing for socially isolated, vulnerable, and low socioeconomic status communities could be achieved through social and community inclusion in mental healthcare and rehabilitation services as well as through considerate support from Victorian or Australian Government.
While working with the community, he has been advocating for social justices and young people mental health. Mr. Bech would want to advance his interest in young people mental health and wellbeing of the parents, families, and young people. He believes, interventions that bring parents and young people together have greater impact to the wellbeing of the families and young people, hence, health outcomes.
She also has research skills and experience valuable in area of mental health. Ms. Cholhok is fluent and proficient in three language: Dinka (all dialects), Arabic (Sudanese, Egyptian, Iraqi and Lebanese) and English.
Mr. Lem is anticipating for an opportunity to develop scientific and numerical skills. In his recent studies, Mr. Lem aims to develop his Professional Skills in Science communication, Systems Modelling and Simulations, acquired skills in scientific programming and stochastic modelling using R programming and (RStudio) –He has successfully completed many exercises and three major student projects.
As a philosopher, Mr. Lem undertook many studies on The African Ancient Civilization and how Africans existed during ancient time but using different coping technics while undergoing stresses and anxiety. He believes cultural practices in Africa and other cultures promote resilience and coping mechanisms to overcome challenges of mental health issues.
He is an asset with great expertise in the Digital Design and Transformation for 15 years. His gained experience and skills in ICT across different enterprises and privates owned businesses will help bring digital transformation to a legacy client.
Mr Salah is bringing excellent work to guide and advise the Centre for Migrant and Refugee Health regarding the digital initiatives to build a platform that will serve as a source of trusted information and a digital gathering hub for the Migrants and Refugees.
She listens carefully and opens up to her clients to discuss options for therapies without being judgemental.
Sydney can simply establish a rapport with clients, and facilitate them telling their stories.
Ms Sydney implements techniques such as Dialectical Behavioural Therapy and Schema Therapy, both of which are based on the individual needs of the client with depression, anxiety, and mental disorders like family violence, sexual abuse, and post-traumatic stress disorder to help them overcome their feelings of hopelessness and take control of their lives.
Besides other qualifications, Wendy has a bachelor’s in counselling. Her goal is to instil strong commitment and self-reliance in her clients to retain therapeutic benefits and improve people’s health. This enables her to make reasonable changes, develop personally, and seek support when confronted with difficult circumstances involving many ethnic groups.
Wendy’s counselling style is compassionate, and the client cantered. As a therapist, she is concerned not only with the mental health of her patients but also with their reactions to situations and their environment. Various expressive therapy practices (such as meditation and mindfulness) aid patients in attaining inner peace, community, and control. Wendy helped her clients manage stress, anxiety, social phobia, marital issues, PTSD, and depression by using various therapeutic models and strategies. Person-Centred Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) helps clients recognise their core beliefs and build self-compassion and self-kindness, as well as gain an understanding of underlying emotions, fundamental processes, and connection cycles to facilitate their recovery and well-being that contains solution-focused treatment to assist clients in identifying solutions and focusing on the resolution instead of the issue to prevent the reoccurrence of the traumatic experience.
Her area of expertise is assisting individuals in recognising and increasing their autonomy and power. So that the therapeutic effects are long-lasting and improve health. Helps clients achieve their objectives and overcome hurdles.