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Recognising and Responding to Trauma: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islan...
Wed., 15/11/2017, 9:00 am – Thu., 16/11/2017, 4:30 pm AEDT
Recognising and Responding to Trauma: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Children and Families
Facilitated by Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Childcare (SNAICC)
A trauma informed approach to child protection and family services. Topics include:
- Cultural context of trauma work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families
- The nature of trauma
- Intergenerational and trans-generational trauma
- Understanding trauma related behaviours
- Steps towards healing trauma
- Responding and easing the impact of Trauma
- Vicarious trauma
- Self-care and self-compassion
- Living and working in community
*No prerequisites needed
FOR: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers and workers engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and children
NB: Participants must attend both days of the workshop. There will be no admittance to the workshop on the second day
For this workshop, registrations are required before 12pm 13 October 2017
When: Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th November 2017
Time: 9.00am to 4.30pm
Food: Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided.
Contact: Lisa Howatson on ph: 02 6202 7200, email: email@example.com
Terms and Conditions: Bookings are essential. Please register early as places are limited. If you are unable to attend, please let us know so we can offer your place to others on our waiting list. It is ACTCOSS policy to reduce or waive fees for consumer representatives or people experiencing disadvantage; please ask your workshop contact person for assistance. Cancellations made less than 14 days prior to the workshop will incur a full charge.
This event is supported by funding under the National Affordable Housing Agreement (NAHA), which is jointly funded by the ACT and Australian Governments, and the Child, Youth and Family Services Program (CYFSP), an ACT Government funded initiative.