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Development of a culturally inclusive family based support interventions for Aboriginal expectant fathers in Western Australia

Kickett-Tucker, C., Dodd, J., Marriott, R., Brooks, J. and Nilson, C.ORCID: 0000-0003-3975-3862 (2012) Development of a culturally inclusive family based support interventions for Aboriginal expectant fathers in Western Australia. In: WAPMHS Symposium 2012: Perinatal Mental Health and Dads - The Elephant in the Nursery, 26 November 2012, The University Club of Western Australia, Perth.

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Abstract

OBJECTIVES AND AIMS OF THE STUDY:

• Enhance the perinatal mental health of Aboriginal families in the urban Swan and regional Kalgoorlie - Boulder areas;
• Build the capacity of Aboriginal and new expectant fathers and their families;
• Develop and validate culturally inclusive Aboriginal concepts of perinatal mental health;
• Develop and implement a culturally secure family - based support program for Aboriginal new and expectant parents with a specific focus on fathers; and,
• Build the capacity of Aborignal researchers through the active recruitment processes of the research team. .

Item Type: Conference Item
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Nursing & Midwifery
Conference Website: http://kemh.health.wa.gov.au/health_professionals/...
Notes: Poster Presentation
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/14769
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