Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Committee
The College's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Committee is composed of psychiatrists who have direct experience working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health, as well as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members who are involved in mental health service provision and policy development.
Through the Committee, the RANZCP is committed to:
- monitoring progress against our Reconciliation Action Plan
- developing strategies for engaging more effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and health organisations
- contributing to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health content for the College written examinations
- determining principles and priorities in promoting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health within College activities including training, research and professional development
- advocating and acting with other College representatives to present the views and aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to the College Board, Committees and other non-College participants in mental health policy functions, service development and provisions
- assisting with the development of policy and provide advice in the area of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health care
- supporting psychiatric trainees who have an interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health.
|New South Wales
|New South Wales
|Deputy Chair, Partnerships and Community
The following resource list has been developed by the RANZCP’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Committee to be utilised by psychiatry trainees, Fellows and the Community to add knowledge and support their understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and wellbeing.
Contact the committee at PPPC.Mailbox@ranzcp.org.