Supporting Indigenous wellbeing through digital resources: an introduction for clinicians

In by Jodie McHarry

In this webinar we will discuss the use of culturally appropriate digital resources for promoting the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The use of digital mental health resources has steadily gained traction. With the advent of Covid-19, the relevance and application of digital mental health is now …

Supporting Indigenous wellbeing through digital resources: an introduction for clinicians

In by Jodie McHarry

In this webinar we will discuss the use of culturally appropriate digital resources for promoting the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The use of digital mental health resources has steadily gained traction. With the advent of Covid-19, the relevance and application of digital mental health is now …

Indigenous health project officer

In by Jasmin Midgley

About the PHN Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN (The PHN) is an independent not-for-profit organisation funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health to improve the health outcomes of the region by coordinating primary and preventative healthcare – the healthcare which takes place outside the hospital such as General …

Promoting Indigenous Participation in the National Cervical Screening Program

In by PHN Communications

Promoting Participation in the National Cervical Screening Program to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Women The Promoting Participation in the National Cervical Screening Program to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Women course aims to educate healthcare providers on the changes to the National Cervical Screening Program and promoting the benefits …

Promoting Indigenous participation in the National Cervical Screening Program

In by PHN Communications

Promoting Participation in the National Cervical Screening Program to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Women The Promoting Participation in the National Cervical Screening Program to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Women course aims to educate healthcare providers on the changes to the National Cervical Screening Program and promoting the benefits …

Making dying deadly – palliative care for Indigenous communities

In by Jasmin Midgley

An undignified death leads to emotional and spiritual distress for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients, families and communities. In raising awareness of palliative care and a “good death” the program of experience in the palliative approach – Queensland and Centre for Palliative Care Research and Education present “Make Dying …

Indigenous Health Project Officer

In by PHN Communications

Utilise your coordination and leadership skills to improve access to and deliver culturally competent services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. An opportunity to provide leadership on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people health issues Competitive remuneration and salary packaging options, five weeks’ annual leave and 9-day fortnight / …

Indigenous Health Project Officer (IHPO)

In by PHN Communications

Utilise your leadership and project management skills support mainstream health services and General Practices to deliver competent services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. An opportunity to provide leadership on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people health issues. Competitive remuneration and salary packaging options, five weeks’ annual leave and …

Indigenous Health Project Officer

In by PHN Communications

  IHPO – Central Queensland Utilise your leadership & organisational skills in the support & delivery of culturally competent services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. An opportunity to develop & implement a coordinated team based approach to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health Competitive remuneration and salary packaging …

New Handbook to reduce the impact of gynaecological cancers in Indigenous women

In Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast, Central Queensland by PHN Communications

A new publication from Cancer Australia will help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionals reduce the impact of gynaecological cancers in their communities by providing women with information and support. Gynaecological Cancers: a Handbook for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Health Practitioners promotes risk reduction, cervical …

Project Officer, Older Persons Health – Sunshine Coast

In by Jodie McHarry

Project Officer, Older Person’s Health – SC Utilise your exceptional coordination and engagement skills to support PHN’s objectives in the Older Person’s Health portfolio An opportunity to develop and maintain key local relationships Competitive remuneration and salary packaging options and five weeks’ annual leave Based at our Maroochydore office  About …

Project Officer, Older Persons Health – Wide Bay

In by Jodie McHarry

Project Officer, Older Person’s Health WB Utilise your exceptional coordination and engagement skills to support PHNs objectives in the Older Person’s Health portfolio An opportunity to develop and maintain key local relationships Competitive remuneration and salary packaging options and five weeks’ annual leave Based at our Bundaberg office  About the …

Alcohol and the social determinants of health: an equity lens on interventions [webinar]

In by Jodie McHarry

The Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre has released the recording of our recent webinar titled: Alcohol and the social determinants of health: an equity lens on interventions presented by Dr. Jane Fischer from the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), located at Flinders University in South Australia (SA). …

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health program

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander HealthFind forms, templates and links about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healthChronic disease management (ITC) referralsThe Integrated Team Care service (sometimes referred to as Care Coordination and Supplementary Services) provides chronic disease management and care coordination for people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent. ITC …

ANZMH Association 2021 Study Grant

In by Jodie McHarry

ANZMH Association 2021 Study Grant Interested in starting a career in mental health? Apply for your chance to receive one of two $5,000 mental health study grants. About the Association Study Grant Applications are invited from students enrolling in a course that leads to a mental health qualification (Graduate Certificate, …

Culturally Secure AOD Practice – Featuring IRIS – Part 4

In by Jodie McHarry

This is one of four sessions which will focus on a different element of the full day Culturally Secure Practice in AOD workshop. This Virtual Classroom focuses on the IRIS & to provide knowledge and skills in the use of the IRIS screening and brief intervention tool. It covers: Overview of …

Culturally Secure AOD Practice – Featuring IRIS – Part 3

In by Jodie McHarry

This is one of four sessions which will focus on a different element of the full day Culturally Secure Practice in AOD workshop. This Virtual Classroom focuses on cultural safety for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and workers & covers: Definition & principles Frameworks/continuum Empowerment: using a strengths-based approach Understanding & …

Culturally Secure AOD Practice – Featuring IRIS – Part 2

In by Jodie McHarry

This is one of four sessions which will focus on a different element of the full day Culturally Secure Practice in AOD workshop. This Virtual Classroom focuses on evidence-based practice and cultural responsiveness in AOD and will include: Culturally secure frameworks Models of care Approaches Entry, screening, assessment and service matching Treatment …