Evaluation of a Culturally Adapted Training in IndigenousMental Health andWellbeing for the Alcohol and Other DrugWorkforce

@inproceedings{Hinton2012EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a Culturally Adapted Training in IndigenousMental Health andWellbeing for the Alcohol and Other DrugWorkforce},
  author={Rachael Hinton and Tricia Nagel},
  year={2012}
}
Indigenous Australians have high rates of mental illness comorbid with substance misuse. The complex needs of this client group create challenges for the alcohol and other drug (AOD) workforce. This paper describes the outcomes of an Indigenous-specific “Yarning about Mental Health” training for the AOD workforce to strengthen knowledge and skills in mental health approaches and in their engagement with Indigenous clients. The training provides culturally adapted strategies and tools for… CONTINUE READING

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