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Youth programs in remote central Australian Aboriginal communities 2013

Posted on: 6 January, 2014
Issue: Vol 14 No 1, January 2014 – March 2014
Related to Adolescents Offender health Remote Rural Alcohol use Illicit drug use Volatile substance use Social issues

Lindeman M, Flouris A, Lopes J (2013)
Youth programs in remote central Australian Aboriginal communities 2013
Darwin: Centre for Remote Health

This report provides information on a study undertaken to explore the enablers and barriers of youth programs in remote Central Australian Indigenous communities.

The report includes the aims and methodology of the study, a literature review and recommendations, with the findings organised into these topics:

  • background of Central Australian youth development programs
  • important elements of youth development programs
  • defining features of youth programs
  • youth program workforce
  • youth program outcomes
  • collaboration and relationships
  • resources and infrastructure
  • the context of service delivery in remote communities
  • ‘youth-centred, context-specific’ services

The study was conducted in partnership between the Centre for Remote Health (CRH) and the Central Australian Youth Link-Up Service (CAYLUS).

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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