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The Centre for Research Excellence in Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing (CREAHW) is a strategic program of intervention research that is focused on achieving radical and sustainable change for the Aboriginal community and improving the lives of Aboriginal people. The program is a unique validation of Aboriginal knowledge and demonstration of Indigenous methodology involving a multi-disciplinary team of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal researchers, who will contribute to the body of knowledge, work transparently with the Aboriginal community and embrace Aboriginal culture and ways of thinking.

 

The Centre for Research Excellence in Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing, is funded through the  National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grant From Marginalised to Empowered: transformative methods for Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing, and is the flagship of Aboriginal research at the Institute. 

 

 

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        Members of the CREAHW team at a planning day in 2013.

 

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Announcements

Latest conferences - 2014

 

Senior Research Analyst of the CREAHW, Dr Carrington Shepherd recently presented at the 'Racism and the health and wellbeing of children and youth - Understanding impacts, finding solutions symposium'. His paper was titled "Racism and its contribution to health inequalities in Aboriginal Australia".   statement was produced by all participants at the end of the symposium.  

 

Latest publications - 2014


Closing the Gap Clearinghouse Issues Paper has been released. November 2014 

 

Suicide Trends in WA - an urgent call to action. Medicus Journal September 2014.

 

The National Empowerment Project summary report has now been released.  Prepared by Professor Pat Dudgeon and her colleagues including A/Prof Roz Walker and Dr Clair Scrine from the Telethon Kids Institute.

 

A snapshot of Dr Juli Coffin's work in the Midwest region of WA.

 

Young People's Experiences with Health Services: Final Report Prepared for the Commissioner for Children and Young People WA by Dr Van Dyke and Christine Madden and A/Prof Roz Walker and Dr Tracy Reibel of Telethon Kids Institute.

 

A literature review was also published by A/Prof Roz Walker and Dr Tracy Reibel - ' Young People's experiences with health services: A literature review'.

  

 

2nd edition of Working Together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice is now available to order or download the PDF.

 

 

Hear Our Voices 

Final report from the Healing and Empowerment program for Aboriginal people living in the Kimberley region of WA available now.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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