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Glossary of healing terms (2014)

Author

Healing Foundation

Publisher

Healing Foundation

City

Canberra

Type

Factsheet

 

Description

This two page fact sheet on healing has been developed for all people who work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The fact sheet provides definitions for a range of healing terms in relation to social and emotional wellbeing, such as identity and reconciliation. The fact sheet also describes situations from which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people require healing.

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When to use this resource

This fact sheet would be appropriate for both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as well as other Australians who work in health, particularly in the area of social and emotional wellbeing. The fact sheet will help workers to understand the meaning of healing in the Aboriginal and Torres Islander culture, which may allow them to work with more sensitivity and effectiveness.

Contact details

Healing Foundation
Unit 11, Level 2, 11 National Circuit
Barton ACT 2600
PO Box 4363
Kingston ACT 2604
Ph: (02) 6275 7500
Fax: (02) 6272 7599
Email: info@healingfoundation.org.au

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Last updated: 2 June 2017
 
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