This issue of LGBTI Health Update focuses on Ageing & Aged Care: Ageing and aged care Transgender Victoria (TGV) reflect on the Aged Care Training Project News From Tasmania: Promoting the National Aged Care Training Package Formation of a new LGBTI Carer Services Network UnitingCare – Authentic commitment to LGBTI Communities: Celebrating and Welcoming Diversity… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.4 No.8, Nov 2014: Ageing & Aged Care »
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“Working Therapeutically with LGBTI Clients: A practice wisdom resource” provides an outline of the theories, approaches and self-reflective skills that current practitioners think are critical to effective therapeutic work. Vikki Sinnott will discuss issues to explore before working with LGBTI clients, and the ways current practitioners can continue to reflect and review their practice.
With a significant amount of learnings from the Champions pilot project facilitated by MindOUT! by 2013-14, this resource provides a framework for organisations wishing to instigate a LGBTI Champions project across a diverse range of workplaces and groups, including mental health and suicide prevention services and organisations.
In coming years, a higher percentage of LGBTI community members will be older adults—who are various times may be seeking mental health services. Both earlier life experiences with discrimination and stigma, and later life conditions—including views of ageing, chronic health issues, social supports, and economic, work, and retirement issues—may impact the mental health and the treatment needs of LGBTI older adults. this webinar looks at the implications of these trends.
The National LGBTI Health Alliance made a submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs regarding the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Amendment Bill 2014.
Inside this edition: MindOUT! 12 Months as an LGBTI Champion: Hunter Institute of Mental Health LGBTI Champions project: Pilot concludes Featured LGBTI Champion: Hunter Institute of Mental Health Research Spotlight on Research: From Blues to Rainbows – an interview with the researchers ‘Suicides among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations in Australia: An analysis of… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.4 No.7, Oct 2014 »
Four stories (including mine) from people who identify as bisexual. The stories are as diverse as people tend to be, and highlight the highs and lows of coming to terms with a bisexual orientation. I am also presenting a story I wrote about attending my first bichat (characters changed to protect identity.) The stories show that acceptance from others and self acceptance is crucial to maintaining a sense of well being.
A submission to the Australian Medical Council on its review of national intern assessment processes and medical specialist accreditation.
Inside this issue: Articles LGBTIQ! Identities, Intersections, Inclusion and Mental Health – Ruth McNair Resource: Support for people who have attempted suicide Resource: Gay men and Prostate Cancer Courageous Voices of Hope and Transformation: A personal story of mental illness Ageing and aged care LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care Conference National Palliative Care Standards Review… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.4 No.6, Sept 2014 »
Launched at the MindOUT! Courageous Voices LGBTI mental health conference in June 2014, this is a new resource is not a formal set of clinical guidelines but compiles the professional experience of a number of psychologists, psychotherapists and counsellors who have worked with a broad range of sex, sexuality and gender diverse clients.
A submission to the Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee Inquiry on Domestic violence in Australia.
A submission to the welfare review being conducted by the Welfare System Taskforce.