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Table 2 Cultural responsiveness of MH and AOD services: Summary of all respondents

From: Improving the provision of services to young people from refugee backgrounds with comorbid mental health and substance use problems: addressing the barriers

  Yes
n (%)
No
n (%)
Other (response specified)
n (%)
Total
n (%)
Does your service allow home visits? 40 (71.43%) 16 (28.6%)   56 (100%)
Do your clients have access to accredited interpreters? 52 (92.9%) 3 (5.4%) 1 (1.7%) (Unsure) 56 (100%)
Is your service adequately funded to provide treatment to refugee background clients? 17 (30.4%) 39 (69.6%)   56 (100%)
Is your service adequately resourced to provide treatment to refugee background clients? 19 (33.9%) 37 (66.1%)   56 (100%)
Does your organisation collect data regarding if client is of refugee background? 13 (32.5%) 27 (67.5%)
[23 (57.5%) Only collect country of birth]
  40 (100%)
Do your staff receive any training for working with CALD clients? 26 (65%) 14 (35%)   40 (100%)
Do your staff receive any training for working with refugee background clients? 10 (25%) 30 (75%)   40 (100%)
Does your service employ 1 or more CALD/ cultural liaison/consultation or bi-cultural workers designated to work with CALD clients? 19 (47.5%) 21 (52.5%)   40 (100%)
In your opinion are the staff in your service adequately trained to provide treatment for refugee background clients? 6 (15%) 18 (45%) 16 (40%)
(There is room for improvement.)
40 (100%)
Do refugee clients and potential clients experience any barriers to accessing your treatment service? 27 (67.5%) 13 (32.5%)   40 (100%)
Do you think young people from a refugee background have the same access to services as other young clients? 9 (22.5%) 31 (77.5%)   40 (100%)
Do you think young people from a refugee background with drug dependency issues and mental illness get the same level of treatment as people who only experience one or the other? 13 (32.5%) 27 (67.5%)   40 (100%)
Do you think young people from a refugee background with drug dependency issues and mental illness get the same level of treatment as young people in the general population with drug dependency issues and mental illness? 12 (30%) 28 (70%)   40 (100%)