In general, Aboriginal health services are ineffective. This is due to a wide variety of factors, but mainly due to a lack of trust/cultural miscommunication which is a catalyst for many other factors. This lack of engagement is due to a variety of factors, such as lack of access to health care, lack of aboriginal representation in the health workforce, ect. Overall, the difference in mortality rates between indigenous and non-indogneous peoples proves to highlight the need in the health community to provide effective services for Aboriginal people.
Brief therapy helps people by focusing on solutions, instead of problems. The therapist asks questions thereby facilitates the client by helping formulates solutions. The client leads the meeting by actively formulating ideas in which he/she can serve to improve the client's negative circumstances. This is contrary to cognitive therapy, which focuses on a client's cognitive processes (how he or she thinks about people/places/things). The therapist collaborates with the client to help the client develop alternative solutions.
Most contemporary psychological treatment approaches are predecessors of the ancient and medieval philosophies and theories. Cognitive behavioural therapy as one of the modern treatment method in not an independently formed treatment, different theories have contributed to its present shape and application.
These programs hold the said offenders liable for their actions in a way hold them responsible for their actions and prevents future participation in criminal activities. Diversion treatment plans offer a variety of services, including methodological services to mentally unstable drug abusers and offenders. This is essential to society to prevent the appearance of drugs on public streets when these mentally unstable offenders are released. Diversion programs can greatly help those with a dual-diagnosis rehabilitate, not just spend time in jail. Diversion programs are aslo time and cost effective. They take less time and money to process a case than a regular court case does. According to a website that provides information on youth and adult diversion programs (youthservicesinc.org), in these programs, offenders are expected to acknowledge their responsibility for breaking the law, they must also be willing to make amends. Attendance at diversion board hearing is required to explain the violating behavior and to see if your case will be accepted by the board. If accepted, the offender will complete a contract within the specified length of time. Successful completion of a diversion program results in the dismissal of the charges against the offender. This helps participants of these programs continue working and going to school. It even helps them remain functioning members of society
The inequalities in today’s indigenous communities are still strongly evident. Heard, Khoo & Birrell (2009), argued that while there has been an attempt in narrowing the gap between Indigenous and non Indigenous Australians, a barrier still exists in appropriate health care reaching indigenous people. The Indigenous people believe, health is more than the individual, it is
Participation requires Māori to be involved at all levels of the health and disability sector, including in decision-making, planning, development and delivery of health and disability services.
This essay will define what long term conditions are and how they impact on individuals, families and the community. It will recognise the social impact in relation to stigmas, the economic impact in regards to financial concerns or costs overall to the individual, their family and the community, and the political impact and how legislations and policies are developed to address, prevent and educate. This essay will examine the New Zealand health strategy, the primary health care strategy and the influence these strategies have in the allocations of funding and initiatives developed to support long term conditions. It critically analyses and discusses primary health care and primary health care nurses, identifying how nurses in these organisations connect and work with patients and the importance of cultural safety in regards to nursing care and support of patients. Long term conditions (LTC), or chronic illnesses, are life changing and have a major impact on people’s lives.
The purpose of this essay is to reflect on a positive therapeutic interaction that I observed in practice on my placement. Firstly I will give a brief summary of the situation that I observed, followed by evidence that will be supporting why I considered to be a positive interaction, reflecting on what I observed, including feelings and thoughts, also what I have learned by observing and how I can apply my finding to my next practice.
This essay will discuss the key aspects of the health models Fonofale and Te Whare Tapa Wha, and describe how the key principles of these models relate to the everyday health of Maori and Pasifika peoples’. The principles of these models need to be recognised by paramedics, and acknowledge the cultural diversity of patients and the holistic way that Maori and Pasifika peoples’ approach different aspects of their health and well-being.
In it's simplest form, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, (or CBT as it will be referred to from here on out), refers to the approach of changing dysfunctional behaviors and thoughts to realistic and healthy ones. CBT encompasses several types of therapy focusing on the impact of an individual's thinking as it relates to expressed behaviors. Such models include rational emotive therapy (RET), rational emotive behavioral therapy (REBT), behavior therapy (BT), Rational Behavior Therapy (RBT), Schema Focused Therapy, Cognitive therapy (CT). Most recently a few other variations have been linked to CBT such as acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), dialectic behavioral therapy (DBT), and
Today many people seek professional therapy or counseling for a limited amount of time in order to deal with different life crises. Others seek professional help for the majority of their lives in order to deal with a psychological disorder. After reading this chapter on Therapy, I learned that this was not always the case, and that the way our society views therapy, and the meaning of therapy, has changed dramatically of the years. This chapter not only explains the evolution of therapy, it explores the different therapeutic approaches.
Psychosocial rehabilitation models the ultimate patient-centered interventions; it effectively supplements the individual’s recovery. Recovery is deeply
Health is a complicated concept, and the needs and desires of patients are unique and individual. A national health system needs to meet these desires in the most specific way possible to ensure the best health outcomes for the most people. The goals of the New Zealand health system, as specified in the New Zealand Health Strategy by King in 2000, include providing service that will lead to improved health for all New Zealanders and identified coordination and collaboration between sectors as a major part of this goal. To do this, the New Zealand health system employs gatekeeping.
Te Tiriti o Waitangi is an agreement made between groups of people representing the British crown and Māori chiefs in 1840 (Orange, 2004). The Treaty of Waitangi has four elements: kawanatanga, tino rangatira, oretitanga and tikangatanga. This essay will focus on oritetanga element of the treaty in relation to socio-political contexts and social justice with examples. It will then go on to the current views of Maori in health experiences in relation to existing clinical and community health/disability services. It will then apply the knowledge of Maori health to everyday professional practice. Finally, this essay will have a brief discussion of nursing practice in relation to oritetanga.