Cultural Safety learning Assessment :
Length; 1500 words (+/-10%)
File format; Format You are required to complete your short answer responses to the five questions in a Word document and submit a doc. Or docx. file. Please do not submit pdf files.
The questions are to be answered separately in referenced short answer format in the same word document. Headings or letters can be used to segregate the question responses and no introduction or conclusions are needed. Reference within your responses and include a combined reference list at the end of the final question response that includes your references for all 5 answers
Referencing Style; APA 7th edition
All arguments must be supported using a variety of high-quality primary evidence. Avoid using any one source repetitively.
You must include appropriate in text citations and a reference list at the end using APA style (7th edition). Penalties will be applied as per the marking guide for inadequate and/or incorrect referencing
Age of References; Published in the last 5 years unless using seminal text
ASSIGNMENT 3: Project (1500 words)
Using images and metaphors to understand concepts is a form of Indigenous pedagogy. Above is a learning map that reflects how organisations can provide culturally safe services and how this provision is impacted by the social, historical and political background of a community.
Aboriginal Health Programs from below and use this to answer the following questions Reflecting on this cultural safety learning map, choose ONE of the 2.
1. Institute for Urban Indigenous Health, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service Brisbane LTD., and Mater Mothers’ Hospital – Birthing in our Community
2. The Purple House- Renal dialysis
A) In relation to the establishment of your chosen program, discuss ONE of the following:
i. Political context
ii. Historical context
iii. Social context
B) Identify and explain one principle of self-determination. How has the principle been incorporated into your chosen program to improve health, provide one example.
c) Identify and explain one principle of Cultural Safety. How has the principle been incorporated into your chosen program to improve health, provide one example.
d) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities have their own unique strengths. Some of these are illustrated as the orange roots that stabilise the tree in the learning map (also listed below).
Choose TWO of these, outline these strengths and provide an example for each for how these have been used in the program you have chosen.
• Connection to Country
• Connection to kin
• Respect for Elders
e) Choose two of the social determinants listed in the learning map (blue bubbles) above and explain how the program of your choice has addressed these social determinants to improve health.
Resources for Birthing in our Community:
Birthing in our Country Early intervention profile
SNACC National voice for our children (2020). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander led-Early intervention programs-Birthing in our community. SNACC. https://www.snaicc.org.au/policy-and-research/child-safety-and-wellbeing/early-intervention-programs/
- Institute for Urban Indigenous Health. (n.d). Key documents. https://www.iuih.org.au/strategic-documents/
- Institute for Urban Indigenous Health. (n.d). Birthing services. https://www.iuih.org.au/our-services/health-and-wellbeing-services/child-and-family-services/birthing-in-our-community/
- Kildea, S., Gao, Y., Hickey, S., Kruske, S., Nelson, C., Blackman, R., Tracy., S., Hurst, C., Williamson, D., Roe, Y. (2019). Reducing preterm birth amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander babies: A prospective cohort study, Brisbane, Australia. Eclinical Medicine, 12, 43-51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eclinm.2019.06.001
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural strengths further reading file