Australia needs to decolonise its mental health system and empower more Indigenous psychologists

Vanessa Edwige, Joanna Alexi, Belle Selkirk, Pat Dudgeon Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have thrived in Australia for more than 60,000 years and are among the oldest continuing cultures worldwide. In this time, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander relational ways of being, knowing and doing kept families and communities well and ensured their continual survival for thousands of generations. …

AIPA Conference 2022

The Australian Indigenous Psychologist’s Association (AIPA) has partnered with Aventedge (event partner) to bring you the 2022 Indigenous Suicide Prevention Forum. To ensure the agenda is culturally safe, relevant, and engaging, AIPA has selected an expert advisory board to curate the program.  Join us from 7-9 June 2022 in Meeanjin/Brisbane to hear from Indigenous suicide prevention counsellors, community workers, researchers, and cultural healers, on how …