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We're struggling in here! The phase 2 study into the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the ACT Alexander Maconochie Centre and the needs of their families / Nerelle Poroch ... [et al.]

TitleWe're struggling in here! The phase 2 study into the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the ACT Alexander Maconochie Centre and the needs of their families / Nerelle Poroch ... [et al.]
Author(s)Poroch, Nerelle; Boyd, Kacey; Tongs, Julie; Sharp, Peter; Longford, Eddie; Keed, Steven; Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service;
Date2011
DescriptionThe Winnunga Phase 2 study aims to gain an understanding of specific needs of the Aboriginal people in the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) in the ACT and needs of their families, and whether the best practice Winnunga Model 1 for the delivery of a holistic prison health care service (developed in the Phase 1 2007 Winnunga Study) is relevant to these needs. The study takes into consideration the findings of the ACT Government commissioned Knowledge Consulting and the Burnet Institute reports and follows the rationale of the Phase 1 Study. After describing the background, and procedures of the Phase 2 Study, it presents the findings of the interviews with Aboriginal people related to AMC and people working in AMC supporting organisations to address the three research questions. These three research questions are set up as the goals of this study and they are: 1. What are the specific health and social and emotional wellbeing needs of the Aboriginal people in the AMC and are they being med?; 2. What are the specific health and social and emotional wellbeing needs required by the family when a family members in the AMC and on release, and are they being met? and 3. How can the health and social and emotional wellbeing needs of Aboriginal people in the AMC and their families be accommodated?
Publication detailsWinnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service
Subject(s)Corrections; Evaluation; Program;
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