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Trauma Informed Work with Aboriginal Families + Building Relationships and Partnerships in Aboriginal Communities (2 Day Workshop)
August 27, 2018 @ 8:45 AM - August 28, 2018 @ 4:00 PM AEST
Making Your Work, Work for Aboriginal Families and Communities
Workshop 2: Trauma Informed Work with Aboriginal Families (DAY 1) & Building Relationships and Partnerships in Aboriginal Communities (DAY 2)
In this 2-day workshop you will increase your knowledge of the impact of trauma on Aboriginal children, families and communities, and build your ability to foster relationships and partnerships.
Day 1: Trauma Informed work with Aboriginal families
Learn about the intersecting impacts of colonisation and other violent forms of oppression on Aboriginal people, particularly on people’s capacity to parent and on the growth and development of children.
- Increase knowledge and understanding of trauma and its impact on the growth and development of children and parenting capacities.
- Increased knowledge and understanding of how Aboriginal peoples’ experiences of trauma impacts on daily life.
- Increased confidence to apply acknowledgement of this trauma and oppression to your work with Aboriginal people through trauma informed practice.
This workshop can be challenging but very rewarding in building your understanding and confidence when working with Aboriginal families and communities in your local area.
The workshop aligns with the FaCS Targetted Earlier Intervention priority of increasing and improving access to culturally safe services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and communities.
Day 2: Build Relationships and Partnerships in Aboriginal Communities
This workshop builds on your ability to foster relationships and partnerships in Aboriginal communities with other agencies and workers and with the families that access services.
Explore tools for working with individual families in a culturally safe way.
- Increase knowledge and understanding of what collaborative and inclusive partnerships and practice look like to Aboriginal organisations and workers.
- Increase capacity to work inclusively and collaboratively with Aboriginal organisations and workers to appropriately refer and welcome families.
- Increase capacity to intervene with Aboriginal people and families in culturally safe ways.
This workshop aligns with the FaCS Targetted Earlier Intervention priority of increasing and improving access to culturally safe services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and communities.
All workers in the community.
Sigrid Herring has more than 25 years’ experience developing, implementing and managing community-based services and projects for families, community groups, children and young people. Sigrid has also over 20 years’ experience training community and workforce groups in family violence, sexual violence, child protection, case management, working with adult survivors, and working with Aboriginal families and communities.
Members: $187.00; Non-Members: $308.00. Morning tea and lunch provided on both days. Please advise of special dietary needs, or other needs when you register online.
Jane Skelton ph 9620 6172 or email Janes@leadpda.org.au
Event Code: NP02CAT
This workshop has a maximum of 30 places, please register early to avoid missing out.
The venue of this event has changed to Nepean Rowing Club, Penrith.