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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...

  • 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...

  • Celebrating You...Celebrating Me!

    Celebrating You...Celebrating Me!

    by Youthlight

    *No refund on this item: Was: $28.30* *Reduced by 20% - Now $22.60* Immigrating and cultural diversity are central to the characteristics of the American experience. The United States accepts immigrants from more places around the world than any other nation. During the past century, the mix of people in the United States has become more varied which has impacted American classrooms. There is growing body of evidence that links multicultural education to improved academic performance and many states have adopted general goals, recognising the value of ethnic and cultural diversity. Each...

  • 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...

  • Creating New Futures - Settling Children and Youth from Refugee Backgrounds

    Creating New Futures - Settling Children and Youth from Refugee Backgrounds

    by Mary Crock

    This book has been written at a time when as many children are on the move as forced migrants as at any time in human history. In 2014, UNHCR estimated that more than 59 million people were on the move as refugees or ‘persons of concern’. At least half were children. Australia has not escaped this global phenomenon: young people feature prominently in both planned humanitarian migration and asylum flows. Rather than focus on how children seek protection, this book is about what happens afterwards. Essays by distinguished professionals in...

  • 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...

  • Life-saving tips from young Muslim Australians

    Life-saving tips from young Muslim Australians

    by Dulwich Centre Foundation

    There are all sorts of hassles that young people have to deal with. Hassles at school, trouble at home. And for some of us, you can add poverty and racism to the mix. That's why a whole bunch of young Australians from Muslim backgrounds have come together to share our life-saving tips with you. We've made this publication and DVD about our ways to survive tough times in life. We hope the ideas we've come up with might be helpful to you, wherever you are living, and whenever...

  • Mood Dudes: Multi

    Mood Dudes: Multi

    by Jim Borgman

    Show How You Feel Today! Mood Dudes are a set of 5 squeezable cartoon faces that depict different emotions. They are much more than attractive, humorous balls, they are a tool that facilitators, counsellors, teachers and psychologists can use to help participants share and express their feelings. There are numerous ways you can use them. A popular method is to put the faces in the center of the sharing circle and ask each participant to pick a face that best describes a feeling that they experienced. Each participant...

  • Multiculturalism and Australian Identity: Issues in Society - Volume 408

    Multiculturalism and Australian Identity: Issues in Society - Volume 408

    by Editor: Justin Healey

    Contemporary Australian society is a patchwork of cultural and ethnic diversity. Australians are largely embracing of multiculturalism and welcoming of those born overseas, however being ‘Australian’ can describe a broad range of characteristics, behaviours and attitudes. National identity and pride in being Australian regularly influence public debate in Australia, but they are not always clearly defined. How do Australians living in a multicultural society identify with their national identity, and how do they view themselves as citizens? This book examines Australia’s cultural diversity and the issue of social cohesion in light...

  • Stolen Generations-The way forward: Issues in Society - Volume 289

    Stolen Generations-The way forward: Issues in Society - Volume 289

    by Editor - Justin Healey

    Since the federal Government’s apology to Indigenous Australians over past welfare policies of forced removal of children, debate has continued over how to move beyond symbolism with practical measures aimed at healing the traumatic effects of historic wrongs and ameliorating Indigenous disadvantage. This book explores the history of Reconciliation and the Stolen Generations, and includes personal stories of removal and reactions to the apology. It also looks ahead and examines the debate over proposals to act on recommendations from the ‘Bringing Them Home’ report which urges dealing with ‘unfinished business’, including...

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