Professional Development

Self-care for Aboriginal Workers (Part A & B) – 2 Sessions

Self-care for Aboriginal workers is vitally important to not only manage individual health and resilience but also to prevent stress and burnout. Managing multiple layers of relationships with families, communities and workplaces can result in added pressures and responsibilities, creating an emotional labour which can impact on health.

This Online Workshop focuses on the importance of self-care strategies for Aboriginal workers, with a special focus on the strength of Culture and Cultural Wellbeing. Delivered in two parts, part A introduces self-care, the role of an Aboriginal worker, including Cultural strengths as well as challenges faced in the workplace. Part B focuses on a self-assessment of current self-care, as well as strategies to create a self-care plan incorporating cultural wellbeing.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Increased knowledge of self-care;
  • Increased understanding of the role of the Aboriginal worker;
  • Increased ability to self-assess and develop strategies for self-care, and
  • Increased ability to create a self-care plan incorporating cultural wellbeing.

Who should attend this online 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.


Dr Lana Leslie: is a Kamilaroi woman, Founder and Principal Consultant of Lana Leslie Consulting, an Aboriginal Consultancy business specialising in leadership and strategic planning, Cultural support and advice, education programs and research. Lana Leslie Consulting works to support Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal leaders and organisations to develop culturally responsive staff, policies, and practices. Lana has a PhD in Human Geography (Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing), a Master of Social Science and a Bachelor of Social Science.

To participate in this event you must have access to a PC with video capabilities and a reliable internet connection.


More Information

LEAD, ph (02) 9620 6172 or email

Code: AW2164 & AW2165

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Aboriginal Workforce Development Program


Tuesday - Tuesday 01 - 08 December 2020


9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Aboriginal Workforce Development Program


Online via Zoom


  • Non-Member: $80.00+GST
  • Aboriginal Workers of TEI Funded Services: FREE

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