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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

It takes a village [DVD] (2008)

Author

McCrossin J

Publisher

Rural Health Education Foundation

City

Deakin, ACT

Type

Audiovisual

 

Description

This DVD is of a program which looks at the issue of social isolation. It focuses on the development of services to reduce isolation and the support for families and children at risk of abuse or neglect. The program shows that strong communities and support networks are vital for helping families to function well and provide a safe and healthy environment for their children. Three case studies are featured, including:

The program is not Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders specific, but showcases an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in WA.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

This program would be of interest to general practitioners (GPs), nurses, allied health professionals, Aboriginal Health Workers, youth officers, and community workers. The information provided in the program could be used for the development of appropriate programs and services in remote communities. The DVD could also be made available for communities, families or individuals to view to help them understand the issues relating to social isolation.

Contact details

Rural Health Education Foundation
PO Box 324
Curtin ACT 2605
Ph: (02) 6232 5480
Fax: (02) 6232 5484
Email: rhef@rhef.com.au

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Last updated: 20 May 2014
 
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