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I’m excited to see more bibliotherapy practice coming to Queensland. Check out connect > create > curate on 18 November from midday* for a research update.
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12:50pm* Switching up health outcomes
Diane Duff, Penny Ganzenmuller, Catherine Hay, Jude Hilton, Bernadette Praske, Aletha Ward and Graham Beacom
Words for Wellbeing is an initiative led by the West Moreton Hospital and Health Service in collaboration with the libraries of Ipswich City Council, Scenic Rim Regional Council, Lockyer Valley Regional Council and Somerset Regional Council, and the University of Southern Queensland Library as a community health information education and outreach program. Inspired by the successful Books on Prescription bibliotherapy program…
Somerset RC’s reading list here
* 12pm-3pm AEDT = 11am – 2pm Qld time (for the whole program)
1:50pm AEDT = 12:50pm Queensland time (for this session)
Other health bibliotherapy resources online –
Townsville’s Connections program: Cancer Wellness, Dementia Awareness,
Mood Boosting Books, Rainbow Connections (thanks to Robyn Delaney, Matt Smith, Taylor Joppich, staff at Townsville Hospital, local cancer support groups, Ozcare, and Stand Up With Pride).
The Reading Agency’s Books on Prescription