Aims:
  • To develop and validate assessments of brain function (cognition) and mental health that are appropriate for use with Indigenous people
  • To provide appropriate assessments with normative criterion and data, for the valid assessment of mental health and cognitive function for Indigenous Australians
  • To enable Indigenous Australians to access adequate mental health identification and services as other Australians.
Summary:

The ways to measure brain function and mental health in mainstream societies are not appropriate for diverse cultural groups including Indigenous Australians.

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The project commenced in 2006 and was completed in 2009.