ERIC Number: EJ666796
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Capacity Building in Rural Mental Health in Western Australia.
Aoun, Samar; Johnson, Lyn
Australian Journal of Rural Health, v10 n1 p39-44 Feb 2002
A distance education program in mental health was delivered to 31 rural health professionals in Western Australia who dealt with mentally ill patients at the primary level. Evaluation on completion and 4 months postprogram indicated that participants learned mental health management regimes, developed mental health assessment skills, improved relationships with the mental health team, and enhanced their clinical practice. (TD)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Geographic Isolation, Health Personnel, Indigenous Personnel, Mental Health, Partnerships in Education, Professional Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Rural Education
Blackwell Publishing, Tel: 781-388-8200, web site: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journals/ajr.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: Australia