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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. 40 cards 130mm X 90mm Full Colour Instruction booklet *Author Bio:* *Melinda Brown* is...

  • Aboriginal Spirit Oracle Cards

    Aboriginal Spirit Oracle Cards

    by Mel Brown

    Featuring 40 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 in your life. Illustrated and Channelled by Mel Brown, Ngunnawal Aboriginal Woman & Clairvoyant. What will this deck do for you as the Reader? Readers are able to ask questions of the deck and draw a card for immediate guidance for their problems. The Aboriginal Spirit Oracle Cards are similar to a Tarot deck. Some cards are wonderful and offer messages of...

  • Child Abuse and Culture: Working with Diverse Families

    Child Abuse and Culture: Working with Diverse Families

    by Lisa Aronson Fontes

    Highly readable and accessible, this expertly written book provides a framework for culturally competent practice with children and families in child maltreatment cases. Numerous workable strategies and concrete examples are presented to help readers address cultural concerns at each stage of the assessment and intervention process. Professionals and students learn new ways of thinking about their own cultural viewpoints as they gain critical skills for: Maximizing the accuracy of assessments for physical and sexual abuse Overcoming language barriers in parent and child interviews Building rapport with clients from...

  • Child and Adolescent Development in Cultural Context

    Child and Adolescent Development in Cultural Context

    by AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIA

    Human development doesnt occur in a vacuum. Rather, it is deeply rooted in, and affected by, culture. This textbook examines how culture affects several domains of development, including cognition, emotion, sociolinguistics, peer relationships, family relationships, and more. The chapters highlight differences between WEIRD cultures (Western, educated, and from industrialized, rich, and democratic countries) and non-WEIRD cultures, as well as differences with respect to gender, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and other identity markers. Each chapter draws upon a large research base and highlights specific studies to engage students, illustrate key points, and convey...

  • Culture and Madness: A Training Resource, Film and Commentary for Mental Health Professionals

    Culture and Madness: A Training Resource, Film and Commentary for Mental Health Professionals

    by Begum Maitra, Inga-Britt Kraus

    Culture and Madness is a training resource that critically approaches the subject of culture by questioning commonly held professional and cultural assumptions and biases. It outlines how mental health professionals can develop the skills in observation, analysis and critical thinking which are central to good mental health practice. The resource combines film, research and clinical scenarios to demonstrate how cultural influences pervade mental health thinking, practice and policy. At its heart is a 150-minute DVD, How Culture Matters, which explores how cultural communities in Britain consider mental health and illness. It...

  • Indigenous Rights: Issues in Society - Volume 366

    Indigenous Rights: Issues in Society - Volume 366

    by Editor: Justin Healey

    There is still much to be done to close the gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and the rest of the population in terms of social and economic development, culture, land, education, health, justice and human rights. This book looks at the progress of key rights issues confronting Australia’s indigenous peoples, including historical civil rights milestones; land rights and native title; Reconciliation and the apology to the Stolen Generations; indigenous governance and self-determination; and constitutional recognition. Indigenous Rights also examines the government policy aimed at closing the gap in health...

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