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You do the crime, you do the time : best practice model of holistic health service delivery for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander inmates of the ACT prison / Nerelle Poroch ; with support from Julie Tongs ...[et al.]
Bib ID 4201316
Format BookBook
Author
Poroch, Nerelle
 
Description Narrabundah, A.C.T. : Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service, 2007 
xxviii, 259 p. : col. map ; 27 cm. 
ISBN 9780980394504
Summary

Reports on Aboriginal health care experiences during incarceration and identifies an appropriate holistic health care service delivery model with intervention strategies for Aboriginal prisoners and their families during incarceration, on release and in managing the cycle of incarceration.

Partial contents
  • Ch. 1: Introduction: Background; Contribution to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prison health; Study overview
  • Ch. 2: Theoretical framework: Background - the study's theoretical framework; Human rights and treatment of prisoners; Organizational communication; Social work (holistic care) theory - human rights and social justice, support organizatios; Power and control in the prison system
  • Ch. 3: Model of Aboriginal health: Background - Aboriginal concept of holistic health; Model of Aboriginal health for the South East region of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory
  • Ch. 4: The study methodology: Background - methods; Ethics; Co-researchers; Literature review; Interviews; Interview instrument; Focus group; Sampling; Analysis; Capacity building and team approach to the study; Limitations of the study
  • Ch.5: A national view of Aboriginal health and wellbeing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population; The Alexander Maconochie Centre; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing
  • Ch. 6: A national view of Aboriginal prisoner health and wellbeing: Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody; Criminal justice system; Custodial demography - a national picture of Indigenous persons in prison on the night of 30 June 2005; Custodial demography - a national picture of Indigenous persons in prison for the March 2006 quarter; Nature of Aboriginal crime; Type of intervention; Aboriginal prisoner health; Aboriginal prisoner health - females; Custodial mortality; Custodial morbidity; Recognizing and redressing custodial risk factors
  • Ch. 7: Australian and overseas perspectives of Aboriginal prison health: Aboriginal medical services in prisons; Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Prison Health Service case study; Other Aboriginal health services prison health work; Interrelated problems arising in prison; Prison mental health - Australian perspectives; Prison mental health - overseas perspectives; Substance misuse - Australian perspectives; HIV education in Australian prisons; Condom provision; Bleach programs in Australian prisons; Methadone maintenance treatment in Australian prisons; Substance misuse - overseas perspectives; Women prisoners' health - Australian perspectives; Women prisoners' health - overseas perspectives
  • Ch. 8: Aboriginal male ex-prisoners' perspectives of prison health: Personal accounts of incarceration - male ex-prisoners' perspectives; Prison health care - male ex-prisoners' perspectives; Mental health and incarceration; Mental health and coping with incarceration; Mental health and corrective services' culture; Drug use in prison; Perspectives of prison health services for the ACT Prison
  • Ch. 9: Aboriginal female ex-prisoners' perspectives of prison health: Personal accounts of incarceration - female ex-prisoners' perspectives; Prison health care - female ex-prisoners' perspectives; Mental health and coping with incarceration; Mental health and corrective services culture; Drug use in prison; Perspectives of prison health services for the ACT Prison; Aboriginal culture in prison
  • Ch.10: Aboriginal family perspectives of prison health: family member accounts of prison health; family member accounts - relatives of ex-prisoner respondents; Family member accounts - not related to ex-prisoner respondents; Perspectives of prison health services for the ACT Prison
 
Notes

"June 2007"

"With support from Julie Tongs, Peter Sharp, Mick Dodson, Steve Larkin, Katja Mikhailovich, Jodie Fisher, Ray Lovett, Kerry Arabena, John Van den Dungen, Jilpia Nappaljari Jones, Leila Smith, Jo Victoria and Graham Henderson"

Bibliography: p. 213-230.

Funding body Healthpact, ACT Government.

Subjects Alexander Maconochie Centre.  |  Prisoners, Aboriginal Australian -- Services for -- Australian Capital Territory.  |  Prisoners Aboriginal Australian -- Health and hygiene -- Australian Capital Territory.  |  Law enforcement - Prisons - Prisoners - Women.  |  Law enforcement - Prisons - Prisoners - Men.  |  Law enforcement - Prisons - Prisoners.  |  Health services.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Mental health.  |  Australian Capital Territory (ACT SI55-16)  |  Law enforcement - Prisons - Prisoners  |  Health services  |  Mental health  |  Australian Capital Territory (ACT SI55-16)
Other authors/contributors Tongs, Julie, 1953-  |  Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service

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