Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing

Navid Mavaddat

Workforce wellbeing Guide

The Worker Wellbeing Guide was written in Rubibi (Broome) and was developed by the WIC-K project team in collaboration with KAMS, and the University of Western Australia (Rural Clinical School and the School of Indigenous studies). We would like to thank the Social and Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) workers, and Aboriginal Health Workers who contributed their time, knowledge and lived experience to the development of this guide.

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Wellbeing-Informed Care – Kimberley Project Update

The Worker Wellbeing Guide was written in Rubibi (Broome) and was developed by the WIC-K project team in collaboration with KAMS, and the University of Western Australia (Rural Clinical School and the School of Indigenous studies). We would like to thank the Social and Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) workers, and Aboriginal Health Workers who contributed their time, knowledge and lived experience to the development of this guide.

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New resources to improve cultural safety in psychology supervision

The Australian Indigenous Psychology Education Project at The University of Western Australia has launched an Australian-first suite of free resources for psychology supervisors that aims to increase cultural safety when working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

The Listening More: Embedding Cultural Safety in Supervision initiative was led by Research Fellow Belle Selkirk, a Noongar woman and clinical psychologist with colleague, Dr Joanna Alexi.

The project is under the leadership of trailblazing Bardi woman and psychologist, Professor Pat Dudgeon AM, through the Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing research project.

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Walking together in friendship: Learning about cultural safety in mainstream mental health services through Aboriginal Participatory Action Research

Evaluating a social and emotional wellbeing model of service piloted in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services in Western Australia: an Aboriginal Participatory Action Research approach Milroy, H., Kashyap, S., Collova, J., Mitchell, M., Ryder, A., Cox, Z., Coleman, M., Taran, M., Cuesta Briand, B., & Gee, G. (2024). Walking together in friendship: Learning about cultural

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Guidance in Creating Honours (Fourth Year) and Postgraduate Equity Pathways in Tertiary Psychology for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Applicants: A Report from the Equity Pathways Working Group as part of the AIPEP Community of Practice

Evaluating a social and emotional wellbeing model of service piloted in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services in Western Australia: an Aboriginal Participatory Action Research approach Ohan, J., McMullen, S., Clark, Y., Mackelprang, J. L., Magiati, I., Mattock, K., Narchal, R., O’Shea, M., Rahimi-Golkhandan, S., Ruby, M., Shires, A., Taylor, A., Thielking, M., Selkirk, B., Alexi,

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Evaluating a social and emotional wellbeing model of service piloted in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services in Western Australia: an Aboriginal Participatory Action Research approach

Evaluating a social and emotional wellbeing model of service piloted in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services in Western Australia: an Aboriginal Participatory Action Research approach Dudgeon, P., Carlin, E., Kate Derry, K., Alexi, J,. Mitchell, M., & Agung-Igusti, R. (2023) BMJ Open ABSTRACT The delivery of services to improve Aboriginal health and well-being must centre

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“Our Wellbeing, Our Way: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social and Emotional Wellbeing”

The CBATSISP has commissioned local Perth animated film-makers Luisa Mitchell and Rhadeya Jegatheva to produce a short, animated video “Our Wellbeing, Our Way: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social and Emotional Wellbeing”. The video tells the story of how colonisation has impacted the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities; the importance of self-determination towards a path of healing; and the ways people and communities today strengthen their social and emotional wellbeing.

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Healing Song – Ngangkari from the NPY Women’s Council​

Healing Song – Ngangkari from the NPY Women’s Council What a privilege it was to listen and learn from the Ngangkari from the NPY Women’s Council, speaking at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists conference on Youth Mental Health in Mparntwe (Alice Springs) https://timhwb.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Sequence-01_1.mp4

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