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Dr

Cal Andrews

Honorary
General Practice
Mental health
family violence
inclusive practice
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Dr

Cal Andrews

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
LGBTIQ+ homelessness
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Dr

Cal Andrews

 

Honorary Fellow in General Practice, Melbourne Medical School, and Research Fellow in the Brain and Mental Health Hub, Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences. Currently working on projects in LGBTIQ+ homelessness, and stigma and discrimination for people with complex mental health issues.

Led national LGBTIQ+ Inclusive Practice Guide for Homelessness and Housing Sectors in Australia (www.lgbtihomeless.org.au). Member of the Victorian Government's LGBTI Health and Human Services Working Group, and the LGBTI Family Violence Working Group. Selected for 2020 LGBTIQ leadership program (Leadership Victoria and Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria).

Projects in LGBTIQ+ homelessness (General Practice):

LGBTIQ Inclusive Training Tools for Homelessness and Housing Sectors in the City of Melbourne (current)

LGBTIQ+ Inclusive Practice Guide for Homelessness and Housing Sectors in Australia (completed)

Developing a LGBTI Safe Housing Network to Prevent Homelessness and Build Social Connection and Resilience (completed)

Developing a Model of Care to Support Trans and Gender Diverse People Experiencing Homelessness (completed)

LGBTQ Homelessness: Risks, Resilience, and Access to Services in Victoria (completed)

Projects in trans and gender diverse health include (General Practice):

Trans, Gender Diverse, and Nonbinary Online Module for General Practitioners and Primary Healthcare Workers (completed)

Trans, Gender Diverse, and Nonbinary Online Module for General Practitioners and Mental Health Professionals (completed).

Other projects (Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences and the Anne Deveson Research Centre at SANE Australia):

National Stigma Report Card Research Program - Our Turn to Speak: Living with Mental Health Issues in Australia (current).

Recent publications:

Dempsey, D, Parkinson, S, Andrews, C. and McNair, R. (2020). Family relationships and LGB first homelessness in Australia: What do we know and where should we go? Journal of Sociology: Special Issue — Experiences of and responses to disempowerment, violence and injustice within the relational lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) people.

Andrews, C. and R. McNair. (2020). LGBTIQ+ Inclusive Practice Guide for Homelessness and Housing Sectors in Australia. Melbourne: University of Melbourne.

Andrews, C., Shelton, J. and McNair, R. (2019). Developments in Responding to LGBTQ+ Homelessness in Australia and the United States. Parity, 32 (3), Diversity and Inclusion Edition, Chapter 2: Issues in the Response to the Needs of Diverse Groups, 21-22.

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General Practice

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General Practice

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Melbourne School Of Psychological Sciences