Working Together

 

Revised Edition Feature Box

 

Register here for the 2nd Edition of the 2014 Working Together Book 

 

Click here to download a pdf of the full text or individual chapters (2010 Edition

Click here for information on the book evaluation.

 

 

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"Designed for practitioners and mental health workers, as well as students training to be mental health workers, I am confident that the publication of Working Together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice marks a watershed in the treatment of Indigenous mental health issues." Tom Calma, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

 
Working Together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice, edited by Nola Purdie, Pat Dudgeon and Roz Walker was released in July 2010.

 

It was developed by the Australian Council for Educational Research and the Kulunga Research Network, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research with funding through the Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

 

The book offers a high quality, comprehensive examination of issues and strategies influencing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and social and emotional wellbeing.
 
 "Working Together" has had increasing authority and influence (over 45,000 copies distributed and 45,000 copies downloaded from the website since it's initial publication in 2010) in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health.

 

 

 

Book Review

Click here to read a view of the Working Together Book by Dr John Whyte, Program Director, Master of Social Work, School of Global Studies, Social Science and Planning, RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria.  It was published in 'Grief Matters' in the Summer 2011 edition. 

 

 

Click here to read review of the Working Together Book. The review was done by Catherine D'Arcy, Health Promotion Officer, Knox Community Health Services and is published in The Australian Community Psychologist Volume 24 No 2 November 2012.