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Working together: the journey towards cultural competence with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

 

Overview

Target audience: Non-Indigenous members of the mental health workforce such as psychologists, psychiatrists, mental health nurses, social workers and mental health trained occupational therapists and also general practitioners, administrators, substance abuse workers and welfare workers

Course outline: This course has been developed collectively by 18 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander psychologists. The workshop aims to provide non-Indigenous mental health practitioners with the cultural competence required to deliver services within a social and emotional wellbeing framework and to accommodate the social and historical determinants when working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The key domains of competence addressed during workshops are:

Participants are provided with a workbook which contains the evidence that underpins the workshop and an USB which contains an electronic copy of the Working Together book and other key references.

Fee payable: Yes

Delivery mode: On site of workplace

Financial support for Indigenous students: Not applicable

Contacts

Email: Kerrie@culturalcompetence.net.au

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Last updated: 15 October 2014
 
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