Education

Summary of Australian Indigenous health, 2012

Key reference and summary of Indigenous health statistics.

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Supporting workers in an Indigenous boarding school program

An APS Interest Group volunteer partnership

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‘My Community, My Family: Three Indigenous Families Share their Knowledge of Brain Injury’

DVD resource which includes the stories of three Aboriginal men who have experienced brain injury, and their families. Includes a family from a remote area in Cape York, plus two in urban/regional setting.

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“I See for Culture” Eye Health Education Resource Kits

The Kits, developed by International Centre for Eyecare Education (ICEE), are designed specifically for use in rural and remote Indigenous health contexts, they are primarily image-based. Learn more about the kits, and download PDF versions of the flip-charts, posters and instruction manual. Category: Addressing Indigenous Health.

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“Journey After Stoke” Booklet: Survivor Educational Resource

A unique educational resource specifically developed by Rural Stroke Outreach Service, The Townsville Hospital, for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stroke survivors and their families. Click here to read more & how to obtain copies.

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Developing Stroke Booklet Townsville Community

This power point tells how the Rural Stroke Outreach Service (RSOS) Team at the Townsville Hospital developed a booklet to promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stroke management. See other entry for obtaining a copy.

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Epilepsy Information for Indigenous Communities

A resource kit specifically designed for Aboriginal people diagnosed with epilepsy, their families and community, to assist them with basic information about epilepsy and where to find further information and assistance to help them manage their condition. Also for Aboriginal Health Workers. The kit costs $20.00 plus postage.

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On-line Cultural Orientation Program for health professionals working in Aboriginal health

The on-line Cultural Orientation program developed by Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health, Geraldton, WA, provides a framework of information and associated links that can assist allied health professionals to develop a broad understanding of cultural diversity. It does NOT replace local cultural orientation and education programs. And best of all…..it’s free.

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Resources for working with children

The Secretariat National Aboriginal Islander Child Care (SNAICC) Resource Service (SRS) seeks to fill resource gaps identified across the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family and children’s services sector and provide a central information sharing clearinghouse.

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