Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing

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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.

Trauma Informed Care in the ACCHS Symposium: Summary & Next Steps

Trauma Informed Care in the ACCHS Symposium: Summary & Next Steps A Trauma Informed Care in the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) Symposium was held in Rubibi (Broome) on July 12, 2023. It was hosted by Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Service (KAMS) and the Wellbeing Informed Care – Kimberley (WIC-K), Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and …

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Incorporating Indigenous Psychology into courses | Wiley Higher Education

Incorporating Indigenous Psychology into courses | Wiley Higher Education Fostering cultural responsiveness in our graduates EXCERPT Graduate psychologists are sensitive to the to the fact that they work in a very diverse society, and now more than ever, there is a real hunger for change. Embedding Indigenous knowledges and ensuring Indigenous participation in the psychology …

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New Cultural Exchange Targets Indigenous Suicide Prevention

New Cultural Exchange Targets Indigenous Suicide Prevention. UWA Media Release about the Anika Indigenous Cultural Exchange. EXCERPT The inaugural Anika Indigenous Cultural Exchange, funded by the Anika Foundation and the Poche Centre of Indigenous Health at The University of Western Australia, will enable six participants aged 18 to 30 to spend two weeks in Winnipeg …

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“Australia needs to decolonise its mental health system and empower more Indigenous psychologists” – The Guardian

Australia needs to decolonise its mental health system and empower more Indigenous psychologists Vanessa Edwige, Joanna Alexi, Belle Selkirk, Pat Dudgeon. The Guardian, 2 Jun 2022 EXCERPT Decolonising the mental health system is part of the journey to fairer representation and culturally safe care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For this journey to …

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