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Our Healing Ways: putting wisdom into practice: working with co-existing mental health and drug and alcohol issues: Aboriginal way (2012)

Author

Victorian Dual Diagnosis Education and Training Unit

City

Fitzroy, Vic

Type

Report

Institution

Victorian Dual Diagnosis Education and Training Unit

 

Description

This manual is a guide to culturally appropriate practice for Aboriginal workers in Victoria who work with people with mental health and drug and alcohol issues (dual diagnosis). The information in the manual comes from skilled and experienced local Aboriginal workers who share how they have helped their clients heal from dual diagnosis.

It contains information about:

This manual is one of three key resources produced as part of Our healing ways project. It was developed by the Victorian Dual Diagnosis Initiative (VDDI) Education and Training Unit and funded by the Mental Health, Drugs and Regions Division of the Department of Health Victoria.

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When to use this resource

The contents of this manual will help inform the practice and decision making of workers who have clients with mental health and drug and alcohol issues. Workers can also use the manual as a clinical supervision tool, to reflect on their own practice and decision making.

Contact details

Katherine Bakos
Victorian dual diagnosis initiative: NEXUS
Ph: (03) 9288 3855
Mobile: 0411 958 314
Email: Katherine.bakos@svhm.org.au

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Last updated: 14 July 2014
 
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