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Indigenous worker wellbeing resource

Posted on: 30 July, 2012
Issue: Vol 12 No 3, July 2012 - September 2012
Related to Alcohol use Illicit drug use Volatile substance use Workforce

National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (2012)
Indigenous worker wellbeing resource
Adelaide SA: National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction

This resource package is designed for Indigenous workers who respond to alcohol and other drug (AOD) issues in their field of work. The package comprises the following resources:

  • Stories of resilience: Indigenous alcohol and other drug workers’ wellbeing, stress and burnout [report]
  • Indigenous AOD workers’ wellbeing, stress and burnout: findings from an online survey [report]
  • Indigenous alcohol and drug workforce challenges: a literature review of issues related to Indigenous AOD workers’ wellbeing, stress and burnout [report]
  • CD-rom containing the above reports.

The target audience of this resource includes:

  • Aboriginal Health Workers
  • Aboriginal mental health workers
  • Aboriginal liaison officers
  • Indigenous doctors
  • nurses
  • community health workers
  • social workers
  • AOD clinicians
  • mobile patrol staff.
The resource package was produced as part of the Indigenous alcohol and other drug workers’ wellbeing, stress and burnout project, funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing and endorsed by the Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health (CRCAH) as an in-kind project.

Abstract adapted from National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction

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