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Reducing the Mental Health Impact of Aboriginal Incarceration on People, Communities and Services

 

Overview

Reducing the Mental Health Impact of Indigenous Incarceration on People, Communities and Services is a webinar led by an interdisciplinary panel, who aim to explore a collaborative approach to reducing the mental health impact of Aboriginal incarceration on people, communities and services.

The webinar format will include a facilitated question and answer session between panel members exploring key issues and impacts of incarceration on individuals, families and communities. The panel will discuss strategies to enhance cultural awareness and develop responsive services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities affected by incarceration. Strategies to increase self-esteem and enhance emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing of individuals will also be explored.

The panel will include:

The webinar will be facilitated by Dr Mary Emeleus, General Practitioner and Psychotherapist. 

Through an exploration of incarceration, the webinar will provide participants with the opportunity to:  

The webinar is free, and can be accessed on desktop, mobile or tablet. For more information on how to participate, see below.

Contacts

National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)
Level 3, 221 London Circuit
Canberra ACT 2601
PO Box 5120 
Braddon ACT 2612
Ph: (02) 6246 9300
Fax: (02) 6248 0744
Email: admin@naccho.org.au

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Last updated: 31 July 2017
 
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