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Principles and guidelines for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health: ethical guideline 11 updated (2009)

Author

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists

City

Canberra

Type

Report

Institution

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists

 

Description

These guidelines have been developed for non-Indigenous psychiatrists, and those in training, on how to work effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their communities. The guidelines encourage psychiatrists to consider the social and historical context of Indigenous health so they can better respond to the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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When to use this resource

These guidelines should be followed by non-Indigenous psychiatrists so they can better meet the needs of their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients.

Contact details

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
Head Office
309 La Trobe Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Ph: (03) 9640 0646
Ph: 1800 337 448 (freecall)
Fax: (03) 9642 5652
Email: ranzcp@ranzcp.org

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Last updated: 24 July 2012
 
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