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Cultural Appreciation: Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients

Details

This ACWA endorsed CPD activity is conducted by Girraway Ganyi Consultancy.

The purpose of this 4 hour course is to provide awareness of Aboriginal culture in Australia and provide an open environemnt in which participants are able to learn and explore how history impacts on current Aboriginal health of contemporary Indigenous people. Through discussions and simulated exercises, participants will be able to learn practical skills and strategies that will allow effectice working relationships between health care professionals and Aboriginal clients and families.
  
Aims
  • identify the barriers that exist for contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander clients accessing services
  • discuss how history the impacts on current Aboriginal health & mental health
  • learn practical strategies to working with Indigenous clients & families 
  • reflect and improve upon practice
Strategies
  1. Learn about the different Indigenous cultures in Australia
  2. Acknowledge national trends and statistics
  3. Recognise why we need to ask that identifying question
  4. Acknowledge barriers that exist for Indigenous people accessing services 
  5. Understand the events in Aboriginal history and how this impacts on Indigenous people today 
  6. Identify evidence based skills and strategies to work with Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander clients and families
Where and when

Girraway Ganyi Consultancy can tailor this workshop to suit the needs of specific organisations. Organisations interested in this workshop for their employees can submit an expression of interest or phone Girraway Ganyi Consultancy on 0434 049 764 for details, including pricing.  

http://www.girrawayganyi.com.au/



This is an ACWA endorsed CPD activity. Members can claim CPD hours for their participation. 

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