ABORIGINAL CULTURAL AWARENESS
Over the course of a day, this workshop is designed to start participants on a journey of exploring Aboriginal cultural whilst identifying and enhancing their skills in providing services to Aboriginal people in ways that respect and support the diversity of Aboriginal cultures, and value the strengths in Aboriginal individuals, families and communities.
Course topics include:
Aboriginal cultures, nations & protocols, family & kinship systems
Discrimination, myths & stereotypes
The impact of colonisation and its effect on contemporary Aboriginal peoples
Current statistics regarding Aboriginal people
Aboriginal identity and how to improve communication
Practical strategies around working effectively with Aboriginal people in developing culturally appropriate programs & services
This interactive workshop can be tailored for the service and is conducted in a safe and non-judgemental environment where participants are encouraged to question freely but with respect.