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Journey to healing: Aboriginal people with addiction and mental health issues: What health, social service and justice workers need to know

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114319
Menzies, Peter (ed.), Lavallee, Lynn F. (ed.). Canada: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) , 2014. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Professional
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Study & Learning Commons
Call Number
REF GN 400 MEN 2014
Helping to promote healing in Aboriginal people with addiction and mental health issues requires specialized knowledge and unique skills. Health, social service and justice workers must first have a grasp of history and the emotional legacy that today's generation of Aboriginal people carry. They m…
Title
Journey to healing: Aboriginal people with addiction and mental health issues: What health, social service and justice workers need to know
Author
Menzies, Peter (ed.)
Lavallee, Lynn F. (ed.)
Place
Canada
Publisher
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Year Published
2014
Physical Description
Paperback, 459 p.
Topics
Aboriginal Health
Leadership/Coaching
Mental Health
Abstract
Helping to promote healing in Aboriginal people with addiction and mental health issues requires specialized knowledge and unique skills. Health, social service and justice workers must first have a grasp of history and the emotional legacy that today's generation of Aboriginal people carry. They must also be prepared to blend Aboriginal and Western approaches to match their clients' unique world views. Journey to Healing is a comprehensive and practical evidence-based resource. It was written to help prepare students and professionals to provide counselling and social services to Aboriginal people with mental health and addiction issues in urban, rural and isolated settings. The scope of the book is broad; each chapter focuses on a specific topic. Many of the authors are Aboriginal and all are respected experts in their fields. Each author shares his or her scholarly learning, insight, wisdom and experience of addressing addiction and mental health issues in Aboriginal populations. The guide is intended to serve as a course text for health, social service and justice programs in universities and community colleges. It will also be of interest to social workers, addiction and mental health service providers, and prison, probation, parole and police officers working with Aboriginal communities.
ISBN
9781771141598
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Study & Learning Commons
Audience
Professional
Call Number
REF GN 400 MEN 2014
copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Study & Learning Commons Available
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Health literacy in Canada: A primer for students

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114638
Hoffman-Goetz, Laurie, Donelle, Lorie, Ahmed, Ruksana. Toronto, ON: Canadian Scholars' Press Inc. , 2014. 1st ed. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Professional
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Study & Learning Commons
Call Number
REF IA 850 HOF 2014
Why do we need health literacy? Through a health promotion and social justice lens, Laurie Hoffman-Goetz, Lorie Donelle, and Rukhsana Ahmed describe health literacy as an increasingly important determinant of health and highlight the necessity of health literacy skills for ensuring equitable access…
Title
Health literacy in Canada: A primer for students
Author
Hoffman-Goetz, Laurie
Donelle, Lorie
Ahmed, Ruksana
Edition
1st ed.
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Canadian Scholars' Press Inc.
Year Published
2014
Physical Description
Paperback, 248 p.,ill.
Topics
Patient Education
Patient-Health Care Practitioner Relations. Doctor-Patient Relations.
Leadership/Coaching
Abstract
Why do we need health literacy? Through a health promotion and social justice lens, Laurie Hoffman-Goetz, Lorie Donelle, and Rukhsana Ahmed describe health literacy as an increasingly important determinant of health and highlight the necessity of health literacy skills for ensuring equitable access to health care information and services. This core text offers a critical examination of how culture, ethnicity, social media applications, and the literacy and digital divides affect individuals? ability to secure health information, services, and support. Health Literacy in Canada will inform the way we respond to public health issues in Canada and around the world. This pedagogically rich and highly accessible text is ideal for use in upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in public health, health promotion, health communication, risk communication and perception, and gerontology.
ISBN
9781551305592
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Study & Learning Commons
Audience
Professional
Call Number
REF IA 850 HOF 2014
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Study & Learning Commons Available
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