Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing

Research Reports

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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An Indigenous-governed, Co-designed Approach to Improving Cultural Safety in Mental Health Services

An Indigenous-governed, Co-designed Approach to Improving Cultural Safety in Mental Health Services Prof. Helen Milroy, Dr. Shraddha Kashyap, & Dr. Jemma Collova SUMMARY Research fellows in the TIMHWB team (Dr Shraddha Kashyap and Dr Jemma Collova) were awarded a prize for best poster and lightening presentation at the Science on the Swan conference held in …

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COVID-19 National Roundtable Issues Paper 2​

COVID-19 National Roundtable Issues Paper 2 Dudgeon, P., Collova, J. R., Sutherland, S., Derry, K., Milroy, H., Al Yaman, F., Alexi, J., Ansloos, J., Banjavcic-Booker, S., Bower, M., Brand, T., Bandler, L., Brideston, T., Calma, T., Campbell, M., Chang, E.P., Cox, A., Daniels, G., Darwin, L., Douglas, R., Duarte, B., Dyall, D., Edwige, V., Gibson, P., Gotovac, N., …

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Social and Emotional Wellbeing Gathering 2 Report: 26th -28th October 2021

Social and Emotional Wellbeing Gathering 2 Report: 26th- 28th October 2021 Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing Project (2021).  Social and Emotional Wellbeing Gathering 2 Report: 26th-28th October 2021. The University of Western Australia. https://doi.org/10.26182/x3rf-jq03  SUMMARY Over three days in October 2021, delegates from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peak bodies, community organisations, leaders and …

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COVID-19 National Roundtable Discussion Paper

COVID-19 National Roundtable Discussion Paper Dudgeon, P., Collova., J.R. Sutherland., S., Derry, K., & Milroy, H. (2021). The  Impacts of COVID-19 on the Wellbeing and Mental Health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples: A Discussion Paper.  Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing Grant, The University of Western Australia, Poche Centre for Indigenous Health.    …

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Connection between family, kinship and social and emotional wellbeing

Connection between family, kinship and social and emotional wellbeing Dudgeon, P., Blustein, S., Bray, A., Calma, T., McPhee, R., & Ring, I. (2021). Connection between family, kinship and social and emotional wellbeing. Produced for the Indigenous Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Clearinghouse. Cat. no. IMH 4. Canberra: AIHW. https://www.indigenousmhspc.gov.au/publications/family-kinship ABSTRACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander …

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Beyond evidence-deficit narratives in Indigenous suicide prevention

Beyond evidence-deficit narratives in Indigenous suicide prevention Dudgeon, P., Bray, A., Ring, I., & McPhee, R. (2021). Beyond evidence-deficit narratives in Indigenous suicide prevention. The Indigenous Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Clearinghouse. Cat. no. IMH 6. Canberra: AIHW. https://www.indigenousmhspc.gov.au/publications/evidence-deficit-narratives ABSTRACT Most of the evidence for suicide and suicide-related behaviour in the community is not reported …

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Social and Emotional Wellbeing Gathering – March 2021

Social and Emotional Wellbeing Gathering – March 2021 TIMHWB. (2021). Social and Emotional Wellbeing Gathering: 30-31 March 2021. Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing Grant, The University of Western Australia, Poche Centre for Indigenous Health. SUMMARY Over two days in March 2021, delegates from across Australia attended a gathering in Perth, Western Australia, to discuss social …

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AHCWA – ACCHS Social & Emotional Wellbeing Service Model

AHCWA – ACCHS Social and Emotional Wellbeing Service Model AHCWA. (2021). ACCHS Social and Emotional Welbeing Service Model. AHCWA. SUMMARY Aboriginal people have a holistic conceptualisation of health. Community, Family, Culture, Spirituality, Language, Country, Emotions and the Physical are all seen as integral in both an individual, and a community, for achieving and sustaining health. …

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