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  • Aboriginal Dreamtime Oracle Cards

    Aboriginal Dreamtime Oracle Cards

    by Mel Brown

    The Aboriginal Dreamtime Oracles are a gift from Our Aboriginal Ancestors and are channelled from the universal wisdom of past Caretakers of this ancient land.  This set of Aboriginal Dreamtime Oracles are inspired by the close connection between the Australian Aboriginal Artist/Author’s spirituality, and her relationship with Ancestors of the past. These cards were inspired by Australian Aboriginal Peoples Dreamtime stories for the purpose of exploring and clarifying issues that impact on our lives, together with celebrating the wonders of our successes. *Other titles by Mel Brown* Aboriginal Spirit Oracle Cards Aboriginal Goddess...

  • Aboriginal Spirit Oracle Cards

    Aboriginal Spirit Oracle Cards

    by Mel Brown

    *Spirit Dreaming Mission Statement is; "When we heal our spirit, by engaging our inner selves and the wisdom of the land, we can then move to heal the physical body. Once we have healed in spirit and body, we can then move forward to heal our communities."* *The Aboriginal Spirit Oracle Cards are produced by Mel Brown of Spirit Dreaming.* *Mel has produced these beautifully illustrated cards and accompanying guidebook. This easy to use deck is a perfect tool to help guide you through life and assist to clarify issues.* *What...

  • Anger and Indigenous Men

    Anger and Indigenous Men

    by Edited by A Day, M Nakata & K

    This book is for social work and criminal justice practitioners who wish to develop culturally appropriate and effective programs for reducing anger-related violence perpetrated by Indigenous men. It places cultural context at the heart of any intervention, broadening the focus from problematic behaviour to a more holistic notion of well-being.  The book is structured in three parts. Part 1 explores Indigenous perspectives on anger and violence, on both sociological and psychological levels. The different views presented show there is no single “cause” but provide contexts for understanding an individual’s anger.  Part 2 outlines...

  • Assessing Mental Health Across Cultures

    Assessing Mental Health Across Cultures

    by Audary, Stolk and Klimidis

    We live in a multicultural society, yet how well do we understand the differences that exist across cultures and how they may impact on mental health and mental health assessment? Assessing Mental Health Across Cultures provides a framework for mental health professionals and students to obtain an in-depth understanding of a client whose cultural background is different to their own. The book uses a combination of theoretical discussion and case examples set in the context of Australia's multicultural society. *Contents*: Chapter titles include: Issues and Dilemmas in Diagnosis Across Cultures Cultural Values,...

  • Australia: William Blandowski's illustrated encyclopaedia of Aboriginal life

    Australia: William Blandowski's illustrated encyclopaedia of Aboriginal life

    by William Blandowski

    William Blandowski was an explorer, natural scientist and artist who led a Victorian government expedition to the junction of the Murray and Darling Rivers from 1856 to 1857. Australia is the first publication in English of his nineteenth century illustrated encyclopaedia of Aboriginal life, Australian in 142 photographischen Abbildungen nach zehnjrigen Erfahrungen. In Australia, Blandowski explores the potential of images to portray the lives of people engaged in everyday activities, as well as dramatic conflicts and rituals. They include Blandowskis own photographs, and photographs of sketches or illustrations created by others,...

  • Being White in the Helping Professions

    Being White in the Helping Professions

    by Judy Ryde

    In this reflective yet practical book, the author challenges white helping professionals to recognize their own cultural identity and the impact it has when practising in a multicultural environment. Judy Ryde reveals how white people have implicit and explicit advantages and privileges that often go unnoticed by them. She suggests that in order to work effectively in a multicultural setting, this privilege needs to be fully acknowledged and confronted. She explores whether it is possible to talk about a white identity, addresses uncomfortable feelings such as guilt or shame, and...

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