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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Working with Indigenous Australians: a handbook for psychologists (2000)

Author

Dudgeon P, Garvey D, Pickett H

Publisher

Gunada Press

City

Perth

Type

Book

 

Description

This book has been written for psychologists and other health practitioners who work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients. The book aims to help non-Indigenous practitioners to work more effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by providing detailed information about their history and present reality.

The book is divided into five sections, which discuss the following topics:

The book includes culturally appropriate artwork as well as personal insights from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander practitioners and community members.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

This book would be a valuable learning resource for all non-Indigenous mental health practitioners, including those in training and students. The contents of the book will educate practitioners on how to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in culturally sensitive and appropriate ways - helping them to provide the best possible service to their clients.

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Last updated: 14 June 2012
 
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