Trauma Informed Work for Aboriginal Workers

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This workshop provides an overview of the multiple impacts of colonisation and how other forms of violent oppression intersect to impact on the everyday lives of people, particularly on the growth and development of children, and their subsequent capacity to manage their adult lives and relationships and parent children.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Increased 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; and
  • Increased confidence to apply acknowledgement of this trauma and oppression to your work through trauma informed practice.

Who should attend this workshop?

This workshop is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Workers whose role is to support Aboriginal Children and their families in Western Sydney.


Sigrid Herring

Sigrid has more than 25 years’ experience developing, implementing and managing  community-based services and projects for families, community groups, children and young people.  Sigrid also has extensive experience in facilitating  professional development and training to 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: $27.50; Non-Members: $44.00. Morning tea and lunch provided. Please advise of special dietary needs, or other needs when you register online.


More Information

ph 9620 6172


Code: AC2090

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