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Telethon Kids Institute


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Evaluation

01 Sep 2015

The Tasmanian Government has made a significant commitment in recent years to ensure children have the best possible start in life. However, the cycle of disadvantage within families and across generations remains a barrier to this and continues to prevent many children from realizing their true...

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Research report

05 Nov 2014

This project aimed to determine the feasibility of an integrated pathway model of care for Aboriginal women in Western Australia during pregnancy.

Introduction

Despite making substantial improvements in the health of Aboriginal Australians over the last ten years,...

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Journal article

16 Sep 2014

Evaluates the effectiveness of existing suicide prevention services and programs in reducing suicide and suicide ideation in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

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The Australian Government has recently funded the University of Western Australia...

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Book

01 May 2014

The book is intended for staff and students and all health practitioners working in areas that support Indigenous mental health and wellbeing. Working Together offers a high quality, comprehensive examination of issues and strategies influencing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

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Chapter

17 Apr 2014

This chapter discusses some of the complex issues surrounding the notion of cultural competence—and the critical need for practitioners to develop knowledge, skills, understandings and attributes to be responsive in diverse cultural settings. The argument for culturally competent mental health...

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Research report

30 Mar 2012

The primary aim of the project was to develop an Aboriginal-led empowerment, healing, and leadership program that would appropriately meet the needs of the local community members. Community consultations were held to seek feedback from members on the development of such a program. Knowledge was...

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Research report

13 Jul 2008

The Rio Tinto Child Health Partnership was developed to deliver improvements in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child and maternal health through the delivery of three projects:

* modelling the WA Aboriginal Child Health Survey for the Northern Territory and Queensland
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Research report

16 Apr 2008

This paper presents a summary of the information collected during the department's Footprints in Time: The Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children (LSIC) community engagement qualitative trial undertaken in the Australian Capital Territory metropolitan region and the...

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Research report

19 Jan 2007

One of the largest surveys ever undertaken of Aboriginal children and families throws new light on why most existing intervention programs are failing to produce results needed for overcoming the present levels of Indigenous disadvantage. Volume Four of the Western Australian Aboriginal child...

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Associated Content

Solutions that work: what the evidence and our people tell us

10 Nov 2016

Research report

Working together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and wellbeing principles and practice - 2nd edition

01 May 2014

Book