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Grieving Aboriginal way (2001)

Author

Westerman TG

Publisher

Indigenous Psychological Services

City

Perth, WA

Type

Booklet

 

Description

This booklet has been developed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to raise awareness about grief. The booklet explains the role of culture in grief, and provides information on the following topics:

The information in the booklet is written clearly and drawings are used that are appropriate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

This booklet would be a useful resource for anyone grieving as it would help them understand the feelings they're experiencing, what they should be doing to help themselves cope, and how to get help if they're not coping. The information in this booklet would also be helpful for the family and friends of people who are grieving as it would help them to understand what the person is going through so they could support them in the best possible way.

Contact details

Indigenous Psychological Services
Ph: (08) 9362 2036
Fax: (08) 9362 5546
Email: ips@ips.iinet.net.au

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Last updated: 5 November 2014
 
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