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Trauma Informed Care

Guidelines to improve the journey of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients have been launched by Addiction and Mental Health Services. Trauma-Informed Care and Practice: A guide to working well with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people will help ensure hundreds of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients receive culturally-appropriate care.

The guidelines are designed to increase awareness that Indigenous Australians experience different types of trauma to the non-indigenous population.

Please view the resource below to learn more about the Trauma Informed Care approach and contact our team for a copy of the guidelines to receive the best implementation advice; and a professional case study.

Trauma Informed Care brochure (PDF, 164.22 KB)

We would like to acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the Turrbal, Jagera, Yuggera, Yugumbeh, and Bundjalung lands on which this document has been developed. We pay our respects to the Elders past, present and future.

Last updated 20 August 2020
Last reviewed 1 August 2019