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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND FOREWORD

PART ONE: A FRAMEWORK FOR UNDERSTANDING AND SUPPORTING SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL WELLBEING AND MENTAL HEALTH WITH INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

CHAPTER ONE: OVERVIEW OF CONCEPTS AND CARE PROCESSES IN MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING

  • Key Concepts and Questions
  • Approaches and Processes of Care for Mental Health Consumers

CHAPTER TWO: CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE MENTAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

  • Rapport building
  • Families and carers
  • The assessment of mental health
  • Therapies for Mental Health
  • Compliance

CHAPTER THREE: NEW APPROACHES TO SERVICE DELIVERY: PUTTING FIVE PRINCIPLES INTO PRACTICE

  • Introduction
  • Consumer and Carer Focus
  • Context of Community
  • Continuity of Care
  • Checking for Change
  • Considered Clinical Care

CHAPTER FOUR - FRAMEWORK AND PATHWAYS OF CARE

  • Who Does What? - Responsibilities of the Service Providers
  • Specific Care Pathways and Tools
  • Overall Pathway of Care

Tools for Pathway One

  • Social & Emotional Wellbeing Questions & Instructions
  • TIP SHEET - FEELING SAD
  • TIP SHEET - FEELING NERVOUS
  • TIP SHEET - FEELING CONFUSED, HEARING VOICES

Tools for Pathway Two

  • Determining Urgency & Level of Care Supporting Wellness
  • Decision Support Tool
  • Planning Tools for Pathway Two
  • Stay Safe Plan
  • Staying Strong Plan

Tools for Pathway Three

  • Pathway Three : Mental Health Care

Tools for Pathway Four

  • Pathway Four: Referral to Tertiary Level Mental Health or other Care and Return to Primary Health Care
  • Coming Home Plan

REFERENCES AND KEY READINGS FOR PART ONE

PART TWO - GUIDELINES FOR SUPPORTING CONSUMERS WITH SPECIFIC MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS

CHAPTER FIVE - DEPRESSION

  • Aiming to Achieve the Five Cs
  • Depression: a Guide for Primary Care Workers, Consumers and Carers
  • Treatment for Depression: a Guide for Clinicians

CHAPTER SIX - ANXIETY DISORDERS

  • Aiming to Achieve the Five Cs
  • Treatment for Anxiety: Guidelines for Clinicians

CHAPTER SEVEN - SELF HARMING BEHAVIOURS

  • Aiming to Achieve the Five Cs
  • Self-harm: a Guide for Primary Care Workers, Consumers and Carers
  • Adult Deliberate Self-Harm: a Guide for Clinicians

CHAPTER EIGHT - SCHIZOPHRENIA AND BIPOLAR DISORDERS

  • Key Definitions
  • Aiming to Achieve the Five Cs
  • Schizophrenia: a Guide for Primary Care Workers, Consumers and Carers
  • Schizophrenia: a Guide for Clinicians
  • Bipolar Disorder: a Guide for Primary Care Workers, Consumers and Carers

APPENDICES

KEY REFERENCES AND FURTHER READINGS FOR PART TWO


Last updated: 26 March 2013