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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health eLearning Modules

 

Overview

Target audience: Members of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) and other mental health professionals

Course summary: These online modules aim to improve knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health care competency in health professionals. There are four competency based training and continuing professional development (CPD) modules addressing key factors to be considered when working and engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities. The four modules include:

  1. interviewing an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander patient - engagement and communication with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in a culturally appropriate and safe way
  2. developing a mental health management plan for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander patient - importance of collaboration of a culturally appropriate and suitable management plan for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  3. formulation of a case involving an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander patient - the important factors and information to consider when formulating a case involving an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander patient
  4. review a model of mental health service delivery in an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community - understand the barriers to accessing mental health service delivery, along with strategies to improve access for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Fee Payable: No

Delivery mode: Online

Financial support for Indigenous students: Not applicable.

Contacts

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
309 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Vic 3000
Ph: (03) 9640 0646
Fax: (03) 9642 5652
Email: ranzcp@ranzcp.org

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Last updated: 29 November 2016
 
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