GUIR Indigenous led community health & mental health

Internationally recognised evidence-based mental health, suicide prevention & trauma treatment  

Empowerment and health and mental health

GUIR is mobilising local communities for better health care. Everything we do is underpinned by a social and emotional well being framework. In 2007 GUIR began establishing a strong standing for the professional development and expert delivery of specialised and tailored health programs in support of the private, government and not-for-profit community service sectors and have been recognized as a trailblazer in this space. See examples of our innovative programs below:

Gamarada DBT skills coaching, youth, parents / carers across Western Sydney

Combining Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) with Indigenous Wisdom Traditions, this program combines: Interpersonal Effectiveness, Distress Tolerance, Emotional Regulation with Dadirri / Mindful practice for the treatment of mental ill health, addictions, violence prevention and much more.                        

Employee support and professional development

GUIR's COURAGE Coaching Model provides a unique framework for Cultural Supervision and Coaching for professional development

Cultural safety training

Training Workshops guided toward staff retention and safer work place culture, this training is a hybrid of Cultural awareness and inclusion / Diversity training

Education GUIR offers Teacher Quality Council (TQC) endorsed 'Class Room Safety and Self Care for Teachers and Students. There is a need for the inclusivity of trauma-sensitive approaches to classroom safety and teacher/student wellbeing. The course draws on Western and Indigenous methodologies and Practices for safer learning environments and improved student engagement. GUIR skills training is connecting educators to a national journey of respect, learning and change. The learning is linked to community standards on cultural competency using the Cultural Awareness Self-Assessment Toolkit (ACT Council of Social Services Inc. 2009) and the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS), strategic plan 'Towards Cultural Proficiency: A Phased Approach to Building Cultural Capacity 2013-2015'.

DBT Dialectical Behavoural Therapy - GUIR Indigenous led DBT

DBT is recognised around the world as Gold Standard treatment for severe mental illness, suicidal ideation and self-harm. It is being adopted for more broader use for conditions such as: Anxiety, Depression and addiction treatment.

Falls Prevention for over 50’s

GUIR is working with a nationally accredited company to provide Falls Prevention programs to Indigenous and CALD community seniors