Professional Development

Revivify – How to Maintain & Protect Your Cultural Sanity 2-Day Workshop (For Aboriginal workers only)

Are you struggling to hold your own across two cultural spaces?

 Do you sometimes feel like an outsider in your workplace?

 Are you seeking a sense of belonging in your workplace?

 Are you trying to balance personal and professional relationships?

 Want to increase both your cultural credibility in the workplace and reliability in your community?

This 2-day Online Workshop will help you discover the differences and similarities between Aboriginal and mainstream systems and how they operate. You will have the opportunity to explore the different communication styles of Aboriginal professionals who know how to get their messages across with cultural integrity and credibility. This workshop will equip you with strategies to be a reliable go-between when communicating good and bad news to community and workplace peers and also provide you with a range of practical tools to bring out the best in others and yourself.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Increase confidence is maximising the liaison role between Aboriginal & other cultures;
  • Learn strategies to deal with different “positions and what happens in groups where you are in a cultural minority/majority
  • Develop skills to set boundaries between personal, professional, cultural and familial;
  • Identify your sanity and strategies to maintain and protect it.

Who should attend this workshop?

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

Facilitator

Anny Druett, an Aboriginal woman, descendant of the Ngemba mob, has an extensive background in community development in both Aboriginal and mainstream sectors. Anny has extensive experience in workplace coaching, governance, cultural mentoring and training in NGOs and government sectors including working with 30+ Aboriginal Medical Services across NSW and also provides regular training for NSW Ambulance Service. Anny has provided accredited and non-accredited training to governance boards in multiple Aboriginal Community Controlled Sectors such as Aged Care, out of home care services, day care centres, cultural centres, land councils, and Aboriginal Medical Services.

 

More Information

LEAD, ph (02) 9620 6172 or email info@leadpda.org.au

Code: AW2366 & AW2367

Artwork by Chris Tobin, commissioned by LEAD to create an original piece of art that reflects who we are and what we do. Titled “Many Countries, One Water”, the artwork represents the diversity and the connectedness across the communities in which we work.
REPRODUCED WITH PERMISSION AND GRATITUDE.

 

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Aboriginal Workforce Development Program

Date

Tuesday 12 October 2021 - Tuesday 19 October 2021

Time

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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Location

Online via Zoom

Cost

  • Aboriginal Workers of TEI Funded Services: FREE
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LEad Many Countries, One Water by Chris Tobin
Artwork by Chris Tobin, commissioned by LEAD to create an original piece of art that reflects who we are and what we do. Titled “Many Countries, One Water”, the artwork represents the diversity and the connectedness across the communities in which we work. Reproduced with permission and gratitude.

Acknowledgement

LEAD acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land we gather and work on, and the land that you are on while visiting our website. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging, for they hold the memories, the traditions, the cultures and hopes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across the nation. A better understanding and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures develops an enriched appreciation for Australia’s cultural heritage and can lead to reconciliation. This is essential to the maturity of Australia as a nation and fundamental to the development of an Australian identity. Understanding and respect are guiding principles of LEAD’s Reconciliation Action Plan.
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