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Mental health training for workers in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities: resource kit - grief and loss and worker self-care (2008)

Author

Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council

Publisher

Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council

City

Sydney

Type

Resource package

 

Description

This resource kit has been developed as a training tool to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers to recognise and respond to clients with mental illnesses and/or alcohol and other drug related issues. The kit includes power point slides and discussion cards and depending on the needs of the audience, the facilitator can choose to use either: all of the power point slides and discussion cards, some of the power point slides and discussion cards, or only the discussion cards.

The resource kit is part of a larger resource package that aims to increase workers' knowledge in four main areas:

In addition to the power point slides and discussion cards, the resource package also includes:

The resource package satisfies the skills and knowledge required for three units of competency in the HLT33207 Certificate III Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care qualification.

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When to use this resource

The contents of this resource kit should be used by people involved in the training of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers, as well as the health workers themselves. The information in the kit will help health workers to better respond to the needs of clients with mental illnesses and/or alcohol or other drug related issues.

Contact details

Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council
Level 9
46-56 Kippax Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
PO Box 49
Strawberry Hills NSW 2012
Ph: (02) 9270 6600
Fax: (02) 9270 6601
Email: admin@cshisc.com.au

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Last updated: 24 February 2012
 
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