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Title: Peer Support Practice in Aotearoa New Zealand
Authors: Scott, A.L.
Doughty, C.
Kahi, H.
Keywords: health
sociology
mental health
peer support
New Zealand
Issue Date: 2011
Citation: Scott, A.L., Doughty, C., Kahi, H. (2011) Peer Support Practice in Aotearoa New Zealand. self-commissioned. 137..
Source: http://www.mhc.govt.nz/sites/mhc.govt.nz/files/Peer%20support%20practice%20in%20Aotearoa%20New%20Zealand-%20Final.pdf
Abstract: This study was based on individual or group interviews with peer supporters and peer support managers, conducted at fourteen peer support services around Aotearoa New Zealand. The services were based in ten organisations which vary on a number of dimensions, such as size, whether it is consumer-led, organisational structure, services offered, and type of peer support used. Each participant in the twelve mainstream services took part in two individual interviews, one focused on peer support relationships and the other focused on policy and practice. In the two kaupapa Māori services, a tikanga [correct procedure or custom]based group interview process was held over a period of two days. The study was approved by the Multi-Regional Health and Disability Committee of New Zealand.
Publisher: Mental Health Commission website
University of Canterbury. Aotahi School of Maori and Indigenous Studies
University of Canterbury. Psychology
University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political Sciences
University of Canterbury. Sociology
Research Fields: Field of Research::17 - Psychology and Cognitive Sciences::1701 - Psychology::170106 - Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Field of Research::11 - Medical and Health Sciences::1117 - Public Health and Health Services::111714 - Mental Health
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10092/5367
Rights URI: http://library.canterbury.ac.nz/ir/rights.shtml
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