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November 2017

Recognising and Responding to Trauma

November 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am - November 21, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Kuditj, 201 Beaufort Street
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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$220

Trauma informed approaches to healing and working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and communities. Key topics of discussion will be: What is Trauma? – Complex, trans-generational and inter-generational for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Understanding historical and ongoing trauma for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Understanding attachment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children The impact of trauma on brain, childhood development and attachment How does trauma impact on the spiritual/cultural, physiological and psychological self…

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A Place for Culture

November 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - November 23, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Kuditj, 201 Beaufort Street
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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$220

Supporting cultural competence of non-Indigenous educators in ECEC services who work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families. Key topics of discussion will be: Unpacking White Australia’s Black history Understanding the how the past still impacts the present Self-assessment and review of cultural awareness and inclusive practice Developing culturally appropriate and sustainable relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, children and families Implementing culturally appropriate programs and practice in line with the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF)…

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The Journey to Big School

November 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Kuditj, 201 Beaufort Street
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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$220

Working with primary schools, early childhood services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to support children’s school readiness and their effective transition to formal schooling. Key topics of discussion will be about: Increasing knowledge and confidence of families, early years educators, schools and family support services to support the transition to school for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children Development and sustainable implementation of a transition support plan in each community with whole community ownership and participation Building positive…

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April 2018

A Place for Culture – Two-Day Workshop (Cairns)

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cape York Partnership, 302-310 Sheridan Street
Cairns, QLD 4870 Australia
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$350

Day 1 – 23 April 2018, 9.00am to 4.30pm Day 2 – 14 June 2018, 9.00am to 4.30pm This workshop is designed for non-Indigenous as well as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander educators/teachers from early childhood education and care (ECEC) services and primary schools. A Place for Culture? develops the cultural competency of staff from non-Indigenous ECEC and/or primary schools to improve service access and quality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Key topics of discussion will be: Unpacking White Australia’s…

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The Journey to Big School – Two-Day Workshop (Cairns)

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cape York Partnership, 302-310 Sheridan Street
Cairns, QLD 4870 Australia
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$350

Day 1 – 24 April 2018, 9.00am to 4.30pm Day 2 – 15 June 2018, 9.00am to 4.30pm This workshop is designed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous workers from the early childhood and primary schools. The Journey to Big School provides practical tools to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families in their journey from pre-school to primary school. Key topics of discussion will be about: Increasing knowledge and confidence of families, early years…

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June 2018

Family Violence: Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men who use family violence: Supporting our men to heal

June 19 @ 9:00 am - June 21 @ 4:30 pm
CERES, Cnr Stewart St and Roberts Street
Brunswick East, Victoria 3057 Australia
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$300

This is a three-day pilot workshop for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous workers, who support our men and their families who experience Family Violence. These include family violence specific roles, men’s health, healing and support workers, men’s behaviour change workers, family support workers, counsellors, housing, drug and alcohol workers, youth workers, police and related fields. Participation in the workshop is encouraged for all workers who engage or want to engage effectively with our men who use family violence.…

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Family Violence: Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women

June 26 @ 9:00 am - June 28 @ 4:30 pm
CERES, Cnr Stewart St and Roberts Street
Brunswick East, Victoria 3057 Australia
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$300

This is a three-day pilot workshop for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander workers & those working with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander women and their families experiencing Family Violence. These include family violence specific roles, family support workers, counsellors, women’s program workers, refuge and housing workers, child protection, youth work, police and related fields. Participation in the workshop is encouraged for workers who engage or want to engage with our women affected by family violence and trauma. This workshop is…

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October 2018

A Place for Culture?

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Department of Education, Darwin, 13th Floor Mitchell Centre, 55-59 Mitchell Street
Darwin, NT 0800 Australia
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Free

Supporting cultural competence of non-Indigenous educators in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) services who work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families Workshop 1: Monday 15th October, 2018 Workshop 2: TBC February/March 2019 Held in collaboration with Northern Territory Government, Department of Education. Morning tea/afternoon tea provided, lunch at participant’s own expense. Key topics of discussion will be: Unpacking White Australia’s Black history Understanding how the past still impacts the present Self-assessment and review of cultural awareness…

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Recognising and Responding to Trauma

October 30 @ 9:00 am - October 31 @ 4:30 pm
AASW Melbourne Office, 14-20 Blackwood Street
North Melbourne, VIC 3051 Australia
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Key topics of discussion will be: What is Trauma – Complex, trans-generational and inter-generational Understanding the history and ongoing trauma for Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander peoples Understanding attachment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people The impact of trauma on the brain How does trauma impact on the spiritual/cultural, physiological and psychological self. Putting it into practice: Responding to trauma in a culturally safe and appropriated way Responding to children and young people when they are distressed Easing the…

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November 2018

The Journey to Big School

November 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Ngura Yadurirn Children and Family Centre, 2 Kelly Street
Ceduna, SA 5690 Australia
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Free

Working with primary schools, early childhood services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to support children's school readiness and their effective transition to formal schooling In partnership with Minya Bunhii Incorporated, Koonibba Childcare and Ngura Yadurirn Children and Family Centre Key topics of discussion will be about: Increasing knowledge and confidence of families, early years educators, school and family support services to support the transition to school for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children Development and sustainable implementation of…

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