University of Western Australia

Journal article

Passing on wisdom: exploring the end-of-life wishes of Aboriginal people from the midwest of Western Australia

This journal article brings together insights gained through two different types of discussion about dying and end-of-life wishes with Aboriginal people.
Journal article

‘It shouldn’t be this hard’: exploring the challenges of rural health research

This study set out to describe the particular challenges of meeting the requirements of ethical review and research governance experienced by those undertaking rural research, many of whom focus on health equity issues and how health and health care can be improved for people living...
Guide

Guidelines for best practice psychosocial assessment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people presenting to hospital with self-harm and suicidal thoughts

These guidelines contain recommendations for the effective and appropriate psychosocial assessment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people presenting to hospital with self-harm and suicidal thoughts.
Conference proceedings

Empowerment and Accountability in Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention

In response to the recent high rate of suicide deaths among Indigenous young people and children, and the Western Australian Coroner’s report of the Inquest into the 13 Deaths of Children and Young Persons in the Kimberley Region, Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and...
Journal article

‘Having a quiet word’: Yarning with Aboriginal women in the Pilbara region of Western Australia about mental health and mental health screening during the perinatal period

This study explores if it is appropriate to trial and validate the Kimberley Mum’s Mood Scale (KMMS) as a perinatal depression and anxiety screening tool with Aboriginal women in the Pilbara. Yarning as a methodology was used to guide interviews with 15 Aboriginal women in...