ABORIGINAL CULTURAL SAFETY TRAINING -ROBINVALE

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Robinvale Golf Club

4240 Murray Valley Hwy

Robinvale, VIC 3549

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Aboriginal Cultural Safety Training

Dates: Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 August 2018

Times: 9.30am – 4.30pm | Registration 9.15am

Location: Robinvale Golf Club, 4240 Murray Valley Hwy 3549

Presenters: Rebecca Hunt | Manager Cultural Safety Training Unit

Peta Phelan | Senior Clinical Educator Social & Emotional Wellbeing
Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation (VACCHO)

Audience: Alcohol and other drugs workers, mental health workers, housing workers, community and health workers, psychologists, social workers and general practice staff.

Cost: This event is provided free by Murray PHN.

Overview

This two-day cultural safety training aims to develop a skilled workforce who are better equipped to self-reflect on own practice, tailor engagement strategies, understand guiding principles for co-occurring mental health and drug and alcohol issues for Aboriginal people and to understand socio-emotional wellbeing and recovery frameworks.

Themes explored will include:

Aboriginal ways and protocols

  • Grief and loss trauma
  • Intergenerational trauma
  • Principles of Dual Diagnosis
  • Building relationships
  • Terminology
  • Recovery considerations
  • Creating a culturally safe and comfortable environment

Learning outcomes

After attending the specialised two-day training, participants will be able to:

  • reflect on their own biases and perceptions regarding Aboriginal people, histories and cultures
  • develop an understanding of the holistic and self-determined recovery journey for Aboriginal people
  • identify strategies to develop a culturally appropriate and holistic approach with a socio-emotional wellbeing focus
  • gain confidence in effectively working with and engaging Aboriginal people


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Robinvale Golf Club

4240 Murray Valley Hwy

Robinvale, VIC 3549

Australia

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