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Courses and training

This section contains information about courses and training offered in Australia that are relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Should you be interested in communicating in a more immediate way with others interested in Indigenous health you may wish to become a member of our e-message stick.

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Title Institution State Focus
12 hour Mental Health First Aid Course Mental Health First Aid Australia National
A lot of Aboriginal Men Sort of Keep it to Themselves Andrology Australia National
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cancer Prevention Team Cancer Council South Australia National
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker training Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) Training and Development Unit WA
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Blood-Borne Viruses eLearning Module Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine National
Aboriginal Cultural Orientation Western Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health WA
Aboriginal Health Promotion Short Course Australian Health Promotion Association WA
Aboriginal Orientation Course University of Western Australia WA
Advanced Diploma in Medical and Aboriginal Health Sciences The University of Western Australia WA
An Introduction to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Mental Health Commission National, WA
Associate Degree in Indigenous Community Health Curtin University WA
Asthma & spirometry update for Aboriginal Health Workers National Asthma Council Australia National
Asthma Educators Course WA Asthma Australia WA
Bachelor of Applied Science (Indigenous Community Management and Development) Curtin University WA
Bachelor of Applied Science (Indigenous Mental Health Practitioner Major) Curtin University WA
BBV informed consent training WA AIDS Council (WAAC) WA
Cancer education course for Aboriginal health professionals Cancer Council WA WA
Caring for Aboriginal people with life-limiting conditions CareSearch Palliative Care Knowledge Network National
Certificate III Community Services (CHC32015) Mental Health Commission WA
Certificate III in Indigenous Environmental Health Kimberley Training Institute WA
Certificate in sexual and reproductive health (nursing) Sexual & Reproductive Health WA WA
Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice (HLT40213) Marr Mooditj Training Incorporated WA
Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (CHC43215) Mental Health Commission WA
Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics) Open Colleges National, WA
Certificate IV in allied health assistance (specialising in podiatry) Open Colleges and Integrated Care & Management Training National
Certificate IV in audiometric assessment TAFE NSW National
Certificate IV in Indigenous leadership Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre National
Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC40512) North Metropolitan TAFE WA WA
Certificate IV Mental Health (CHC43315) Marr Mooditj Training Aboriginal Corporation WA
Certified infant massage instructor training International Association of Infant Massage National
Chronic disease storyboard Northern Territory Department of Health National, NT
Communicating and connecting with Aboriginal clients Western Australian Council of Social Service (WACOSS) WA
Connecting cultures - cultural awareness training Bundiyarra Aboriginal Community Aboriginal Corporation WA
CRANAplus Practical skills course CRANAplus NT, QLD, VIC, WA
Cultural ways of responding to AOD and injecting drug use in Aboriginal communities Government of Western Australia - Drug and Alcohol Office WA
Culturally speaking - Aboriginal cross-cultural workshops CSD Network with Kim Bridge and Associates WA
Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) Facilitator Training Diabetes Western Australia WA
Diploma of Counselling (CHC51712) Marr Mooditj Training Aboriginal Corporation WA
Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/division 2 Nursing) - (HLT51612) Marr Mooditj Training Aboriginal Corporation WA
Ear and hearing skill set Various Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) Australia-wide National
Ear and hearing training for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation NT, QLD, SA, WA
Effectively Engaging with Aboriginal Clients Western Australian Council of Social Services WA
Eye and vision care toolkit Brien Holden Vision Institute Academy National
Facilitate support responsive to the specific nature of dementia - Certificate IV in aged care unit Dementia Care Essentials SA, WA
FASD E-learning Modules Telethon Kids Institute National
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder prevention in Aboriginal communities Western Australian Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs Services WA
Graduate certificate in dementia studies Edith Cowan University WA
Health management internship program Australasian College of Health Service Executives National
Hepatitis B online course for health professionals Edith Cowan University WA
Hepatitis C online course for health professionals Edith Cowan University WA
Indigenous employment programs Edith Cowan University National, WA
Indigenous health and cultural competency e-learning series Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) National
Indigenous Pre-Medicine and Health Sciences Enabling Course Curtin University WA
Induction Training for New Alcohol and Other Drug Workers (ST222) Mental Health Commission WA
Introduction to HIV care for general practitioners Australasian Society for HIV Medicine (ASHM) National
Introductory cultural learning WA Health WA
Master of remote and Indigenous health Flinders University National, NT, WA
Message stick learning Education Dreaming Foundation National
Mooditj leader training - sexual health promotion course Sexual & Reproductive Health Western Australia WA
Nuts and bolts of sexual health - more than just the plumbing Sexual & Reproductive Health Western Australia WA
Online brief tobacco intervention training Smoke Free WA Health WA
Online diabetes education module for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers Diabetes Queensland and Australian Diabetes Educators Association National
Online Learning (Quit Victoria) Quit Victoria National, VIC
Opening Doors to Genuine Partnerships SNAICC National Voice for our Children National
Otitis Media and Aural Health Care Program The Benchmarque Group National, WA
Pap smear provider course Sexual & Reproductive Health WA WA
Partner notification (contact tracing) eLearning modules ASHM WA
Pharmacotherapeutics for Remote Area Nurses Centre for Remote Health National
Population health for nurses in general practice Australian Practice Nurses Association (APNA) National
Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA) - Community Outreach Program for Aboriginal Communities Department of Health National
Provide support for people living with dementia - Certificate III in aged care unit Dementia Care Essentials SA, WA
Quitskills smoking cessation training for tackling Indigenous smoking Cancer Council SA National
Remote vocational training scheme (RVTS) Remote Vocational Training Scheme National
RHD health worker modules RHD Australia National
Safeguarding yourself - recognising and responding to vicarious trauma Adults Surviving Child Abuse National, WA
Service learning with an introduction to Australia's Aboriginal culture The University of Adelaide SA
Sexuality & relationships education for school educators - university unit Curtin University WA
SH&FPA certificate in sexual and reproductive health for medical practitioners Sexual & Reproductive Health WA WA
Short course on immunology and immunisation for nurses WA Health WA
Sniffing, Huffing and Chroming: Responding to Volatile Substance Use (KA036) Mental Health Commission WA
Supporting maternal and newborn health - Kindoowaliny Ngaangkang Yinang-Koorlangweda Koodamiyara-Kwop Aboriginal Maternity Services Support Unit (AMSSU) WA
Talking with parents about children's weight Better Health Company National
Teaching on the Run TELL Centre WA
Trauma informed care training for health professionals Heal for Life Foundation NSW, WA
Understanding Vaccines for Midwives SA Health SA, WA
Unlocking asthma inhaler technique NPS MedicineWise National
Using loss and grief to explain social challenges in Aboriginal communities Australian Institute for Loss and Grief National
WA STI Education Project Edith Cowan University WA
Ways of Working with Aboriginal People (Part one and two) Mental Health Commission WA
Working and Walking Together Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) National
Working therapeutically with people who have complex trauma histories Adults Surviving Child Abuse (ASCA) National, WA
Working together: the journey towards cultural competence with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples Australian Indigenous Psycholgists Association National
Working with Aboriginal people CommunityWest WA
Yarning epilepsy Epilepsy Action Australia National
Your cultural lens Department of Health WA National, WA
Last updated: 24 April 2017
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