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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

CommunityMatters (2005)

Author

MindMatters

Publisher

Department of Health and Ageing

City

Canberra, ACT

Type

Audiovisual

 

Description

This resource contains a DVD and handbook produced by MindMatters, a mental health promotion program for secondary schools. The DVD and handbook focus on key issues related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students' health and wellbeing, including:

There are six sections in the DVD, four of which include films based on real life stories from Australian schools. The handbook aims to encourage discussion on each of the sections of the DVD.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

This resource is for teachers or other professionals involved with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. It was designed as a professional development tool. It can help teachers and health promotion professionals to show students and families the school and classroom behaviours that value cultural diversity.

Contact details

MindMatters
PO Box 112
Hindmarsh SA 5007
Ph: (08) 8245 9816
Email: annette@apapdc.edu.au

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Last updated: 6 December 2011
 
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