AIPEP Outcomes Papers now uploaded

AIPEP Curriculum Framework

 

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AIPEP, AIPA and IAHA Joint submission to APAC Consultation on Draft Standards

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Read the joint submission by the Australian Indigenous Psychology Education Project (AIPEP) Team, Australian Indigenous Psychologists Association (AIPA) and Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) on the third consultation draft of standards for psychology study programs. https://www.psychologycouncil.org.au/Assets/Files/86_AustIndigenousPsych...

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Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System Workshop: A workshop for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Professionals

Legal scales

On 27 July 2016, the Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT Limited and UNSW Law Faculty will host a full day workshop for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander psychologists and other mental health care professionals who are interested in working within the criminal justice system.

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A 10-year-old girl kills herself, and a nation asks: what can be done?

Professors Pat Dudgeon and Tom Calma AO reflect on the recent suicide of a 10-year-old girl in Western Australia and respond to calls for another stolen generation.  

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AOD Connect - national directory of alcohol and drug services

Image of smart phone with map of Australia.  The map indicates how many Indigenous alcohol and drug services are available in each state and territory.

AODconnect is a national directory of alcohol and other drug treatment services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The app has been created for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander alcohol and other drug (AOD) workforce or any health professional working in the AOD sector looking for a culturally appropriate service. The app allows you to find a service by state, territory and/or region through an interactive map of Australia or by alphabetical listing.

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Final call for APS Congress workshops, symposia, fora and how-to sessions

2016 Australian Psychological Society Congress

Submissions for the first ever Australian Psychological Society's (APS) Congress will close at midnight, Sunday 14 February.

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Lowitja Institute Conference - Call for Abstracts

 Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference

The conference will celebrate, share and strengthen Indigenous knowledges and bring together Indigenous people from around Australia and the world. Underpinned by a strong cultural framework, it will connect our peoples, and others committed to working with us, to shape our future. Abstract submissions are invited for: Oral presentations Interactive workshops Interactive panels Abstract themes:

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2015 AMA Report Card on Indigenous Health

AMA 2015 Report Card on Indigenous Health

AMA Report Card on Indigenous Health 2015  - Treating the high rates of imprisonment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as a symptom of the health gap: a

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Professor Pat Dudgeon shortlisted for Human Rights Medal 2015

Human Rights Medal shortlist 2015  - Five inspiring individuals

The five Australians shortlisted for this year’s Human Rights Medal are “exceptional and inspiring individuals,” according to Australian Human Rights Commission president, Professor Gillian Triggs.

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Whether you’re listening or not, Australia is a nation of white privilege

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Excellent article by Marcus Woolombi Waters, Griffith University, published on The Conversation.

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Blak Side Story's awesome 'digital quilt'

Photo by John Sones, Singing Bowl Media

Blak Side Story's awesome 'digital quilt' A multi-media exhibition exploring contemporary Aboriginal Identity and stories from Indigenous community members from Melbourne's West.

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Why the Racial Discrimination Act is as important as ever

Tim Soutphommasane, Australia's Race Discrimination Commissioner. Photo: Andrew Meares

"Sadly, not everyone in Australia is willing to love thy neighbour." Excellent article by Tim Soutphommasane, Australia's Race Discrimination Commissioner, published by the Sydney Morning Herald, 31.10.15. http://www.smh.com.au/comment/the-racial-discrimination-act-is-as-important-as-ever-20151029-gkm646.html#ixzz3q8j3RBNH For more information:

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HAVING THE HARD CONVERSATIONS - a lunchtime discussion in Sydney

HAVING THE HARD CONVERSATIONS: Good practice in addressing individual and institutional resistance to Indigenous health and cultural safety education 12 noon till 1.30pm Tuesday 17th November, 2015, Hugh Dixon Theatre, AGSM Building, Gate 11, UNSW Kensington   Professor Dennis McDermott and Mr Dave Sjoberg

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NACCHO Alert : Implementation plan for NATSHIP 2013-2023

NATSHIP 2013-2023

"Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013-2023 looks to the people who have runs on the board, those in the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector, to play a key role, and offers further opportunities for our Services to grow and deliver more primary health care to more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We congratulate Minister Fiona Nash on seeing this through – a process started by the former government but broadly informed by the Aboriginal health sector”

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SARRAH 2016 Undergrad scholarship applications due by 3.11.15

SARRAH scholarships

Undergraduate Scholarship 2016 (Entry - Level)
SARRAH receives funding from the Australian Government Department of Health to administer the allied health component of the NAHSSS.  The Undergraduate (Entry-Level) Scholarship is discipline and course specific.

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Young and free? Why I declined to sing the national anthem at the 2015 AFL Grand Final

Deb Cheetham

Deborah Cheetham says she can no longer accept the lyric 'for we are young and free'. Young and free? Why I declined to sing the national anthem at the 2015 AFL Grand Final  

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What's Next for Adam Goodes?

Adam Goodes

Goodes gives his first interview since retirement to Georgia Mantle, an Indigenous Sydney University student - sensitive, connected and honest, a must read. What's Next for Adam Goodes?  

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HOPE: Wello Crew and Prof Pat Dudgeon raise awareness of Indigenous mental health issues

Pat Dudgeon NITV News 8th October 2015

NITV News report with Pat Dudgeon, featuring an impressive group of Wirajuri kids from Wellington NSW.  Watch their full music video clip here, it's deadly!

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Pat Dudgeon on Q&A "Shine a Light on Depression" 5th October 2015

Pat Dudgeon Q&A

AIPEP's leader Professor Pat Dudgeon was on the panel of ABC's Q&A "Shine a Light on Depression", aired Monday 5th October 2015.

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