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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Counselling interventions and Indigenous mental health (2004)

Author

Armstrong T

Publisher

Medicine Australia

City

Type

Electronic source

 

Description

This electronic resource has information for non-Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander health professionals who have Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients. The resource talks about the importance of using culturally appropriate assessment approaches when interviewing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It provides practical tips for before the interview, and discusses the cultural issues workers should be aware of and the three stages of interviewing.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

Non-Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander health workers should use the information in this resource to learn culturally appropriate ways of conducting assessments on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients experiencing mental health issues.

Contact details

Northern Rivers General Practice Network
16 Carrington Street
PO Box 519
Lismore NSW 2480
Ph: (02) 6622 4453
Fax: (02) 6622 3185

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Last updated: 16 February 2012
 
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