Building Cultural Capacities Training - Working with Aboriginal Communitie...

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The Holroyd Centre

17 Miller St, Merrylands

Merrylands, NSW 2160

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A workshop for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal workers who want to improve the way they interact and work with Aboriginal communities, facilitated by Sigrid Herring (Aboriginal Educator and Trainer).

In this workshop you will learn about the following:

  • Introduction to Aboriginal cultures and cultural concepts like connection to Country, kinship systems, attachment and family life
  • History as experienced by Aboriginal people 1788 to present
  • Identity and what it means to be an Aboriginal person and community member in a dominate culture
  • Acculturative stress and the contemporary trauma context for Aboriginal people
  • Cultural resilience and strength
  • Strategies for working effectively with Aboriginal people and their communities

For more information please contact Council Capacity Building Officer: Beatrice Sesay

Ph: 8757 9791

Email: beatrice.sesay@cumberland.nsw.gov.au www.cumberland.nsw.gov.au

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The Holroyd Centre

17 Miller St, Merrylands

Merrylands, NSW 2160

Australia

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