A World Where LivingWorks

Culturally Tailored Training with Associate Professor Maree Toombs

February 22, 2021

In this episode we talk with Associate Professor Maree Toombs about culturally tailored suicide intervention training.

Maree is a proud Kamilaroi and Kooma woman and an Aboriginal researcher. Her expertise is in the mental health of Indigenous Australians and exploring the interface between Indigenous and Western research methodologies.

Maree is Associate Dean (Indigenous Engagement) for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Queensland with one of her current projects being I-ASIST, a culturally-tailored training program established to address the increasing rates of suicide among Indigenous people living in rural and remote areas.

If you want to learn more about I-ASIST, get in touch with the team at LivingWorks.

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