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Psychology and Indigenous Australians: foundations of cultural competence (2009)

Author

Ranzijn R, McConnochie K, Nolan W

Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

City

South Yarra, Vic

Type

Book

 

Description

This book provides information on the psychological impact of colonisation on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It begins by looking at the nature of culture, how colonisation has affected Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and the role of psychology. It finishes by describing how practitioners can work effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Abstract adapted from Psychology and Indigenous Australians

When to use this resource

This book would be a useful resource for mental health practitioners who have Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients. The resource could help improve the work of these practitioners by increasing their understanding about the negative effects of colonisation and how to work effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Contact details

To order or purchase resource, contact:
Palgrave Macmillan Australia
Customer Service
Ph: 1300 135 113 (Freecall)
Fax: 1300 135 103
Email: customer.service@macmillan.com.au

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Last updated: 10 September 2015
 
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