What is psychology’s place in relation to Indigenous Australian people? How do we ensure Indigenous Australians have a voice within psychology? How do I interact competently with Indigenous Australians? Thought-provoking, interactive and practical, Indigenous Identity in Contemporary Psychology: Dilemmas, Developments, Directions explores a range of issues surrounding the establishment, development and maintenance of connections between psychology and Indigenous Australians. This accessible and original resource uses the author s personal voice to illustrate the changing nature of the relationship between psychology and Indigenous Australians. It describes how psychology and psychologists can play an important and useful role in assisting Indigenous people and their communities, with a focus on achieving social justice and promoting dialogue. An exciting new text, Indigenous Identity in Contemporary Psychology encourages readers to reflect honestly and deeply on their own attitudes. Moreover, this text offers practical advice for psychologists interacting with Indigenous people and provides models of engagement for facilitating culturally competent involvement.
The information contained on this website has been sourced by the Australian Indigenous Psychology Education Project (AIPEP) and AIPEP 2. The first AIPEP was funded by the Australian Government Office of Teaching and Learning. AIPEP 2 is part of the Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing Project, funded by the Million Minds Mission Grant. The views expressed in this website do not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Government Office of Teaching and Learning or the Million Minds Mission Grant.
Several of the images used throughout this website are credited to Chris Lewis