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Health authorities handbook on aboriginal health

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog119535
Author
Aboriginal Health Association of BC
British Columbia. Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors
Call Number
WA300 A154 1999
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Health authorities handbook on aboriginal health
Author
Aboriginal Health Association of BC
British Columbia. Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors
Responsibility
prepared by Aboriginal Health Association of British Columbia
Place
West Vancouver, B.C.
Publisher
Aboriginal Health Association of BC
Year Published
1999
Physical Description
136 p.
Subjects
First Nations
Community Health Services
Abstract
Handbook covers: Basic information and demographic data on the Aboriginal people of B.C. ; A description of curent health status and critical health problems facing the Aboriginal people of B.C. ; An overview of the history that has produced the burden of ill health among Aboriginal people ; A description of the historic and current roles and responsibilities of federal, provincial and Aboriginal health agencies ; Consideration of treaty making and self-government initiatives and their implications for health authorities ; An exploration of visions, models and concepts ; Questions and factors to be considered in the development of strategies for change to close the gaps in health status between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal British Columbians.
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WA300 A154 1999
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To a safer place : one woman's account of her life as a survivor of childhood incest

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog115524
Author
Shaffer, Beverly (director and producer)
Rogers, Gerry (producer)
Call Number
Video No. 86
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
To a safer place : one woman's account of her life as a survivor of childhood incest
Author
Shaffer, Beverly (director and producer)
Rogers, Gerry (producer)
Place
Montreal, PQ
Publisher
Studio D, National Film Board of Canada
Year Published
c1988
Physical Description
1 videocassette (59 min.)
Subjects
Incest Victims
Adult Child Sexual Abuse Victims
Notes
Accompanied by user's guide
Audience: Senior high school through adults
Summary: This documentary follows incest victim Shirley Turcotte as she returns to the places and people of her childhood. She retraces her family's nightmare with the help of her mother, sister, and two brothers, all victims of physical or sexual abuse. She visits neighbors, her best friend, and the psychiatrist who treated her. The program reveals the deep psychic wounds inflicted on victims of incest and encourages them to break the silence as the first step to recovery
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
Video No. 86
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