Trish T Hill-Wall Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference 2016

Trish T Hill-Wall

Trish Hill-Wall is a Wardandi Bibbulmun yorga from the South West of Western Australia, and belongs to the to the Wilmen, Ballardong, Minang and Wardandi language groups of the Nyungar Nation. Trish is a ‘Stolen Generation’ child removed under the 1905 Act and institutionalised at Sister Kate’s Orphanage. Trish worked for 13 years at Marr Mooditj teaching Certificate IV and Diploma in mental health, she holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and awarded the Vice Chandlers Award, a Graduate Diploma in Education and various qualifications in clinical behavioural science. Trish conducted training workshops in family and domestic violence, early Intervention for suicidal behaviour, sexual abuse and drug and alcohol across Australia. Trish developed the first Clinical Mental Health Practitioner Degree with Clinical Registration for Indigenous students, she is currently undertaking her PhD in Mental Health Literacy and Interpretative Language, and will publish her book ‘My Interruption’ in late-2016.

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