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Hepatitis C In NSP Settings: free training

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ASHM, June 2022 This free training aims to provide participants with the confidence to initiate conversations around hepatitis C in the needle and syringe program (NSP) setting. Frontline workers in NSP settings have a crucial and unique role to play in eliminating hepatitis C. Every day you’re talking to people who might be living with hepatitis C, and in these conversations you can support...

Psychological Therapies Targeting Priority Populations Service Model (LGBTIQA+)

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Meridian (ACT), released July 2021 Meridian was invited by the Capital Health Network (CHN) to co-design a service model for delivering mental health services to LGBTIQA+ communities in the ACT under the Psychological Therapies Targeting Priority Populations contract. Meridian facilitated a co-design process with LGBTIQA+ people to design a service model that would respond to their mental health...

Disability Support Toolkit for frontline workers – violence and abuse

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1800RESPECT, March 2020 The Disability Support Toolkit has resources for front line workers supporting people with disability who have been impacted by violence and abuse. People with disability are 1.8 times more likely to experience violence and abuse, including more varied forms of abuse. (Source: AIHW Report 2019.) They are also less likely, and take longer to reach out for support. This...

Female genital mutilation in children presenting to Australian paediatricians

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Arch Dis Child doi:10.1136/archdischild-2016-311540 Abstract Objective The WHO reports that female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is an ancient cultural practice prevalent in many countries. FGM/C has been reported among women resident in Australia. Our paper provides the first description of FGM/C in Australian children. Design Cross-sectional survey conducted in April–June 2014. Setting...

Respectful and Inclusive Work Practices (LGBTI Communities and Sex Workers): Workshop

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SIN and SHIne SA, Jnaury 2017 Respectful and Inclusive Work Practices (LGBTI Communities and Sex Workers): Workshop for Health and Community Workers, GPs, Nurses and Midwives LGBTI Communities:  This workshop aims to provide health workers with the knowledge and skills to incorporate into their practice a culture of safety and respect for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex...

Forum this Friday – intersectional diversity: CALD and LGBTIQ

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SHine SA, July 2016 Our identities often fall into several groups at one time. We call this intersectionality. This can lead to particular issues for people. What are the issues faced by culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) people who also identify as LGBTIQ? Join us as we explore the issues faced by CALD LGBTIQ people, including: > Homophobia > Racism > Invisibility > Stigma...

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