A trauma informed approach to child protection and family services. Topics include:
- Cultural context of trauma work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families
- The nature of trauma
- Intergenerational and trans-generational trauma
- Understanding trauma related behaviours
- Steps towards healing trauma
- Responding and easing the impact of Trauma
- Vicarious trauma
- Self-care and self-compassion
- Living and working in community
No prerequisites needed.
This workshop is for workers engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and children.
NB: Participants must attend both days of the workshop. There will be no admittance to the workshop on the second day.
Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided.
Terms and Conditions: Bookings are essential. Please register early as places are limited. If you are unable to attend, please let us know so we can offer your place to others on our waiting list. It is ACTCOSS policy to reduce or waive fees for consumer representatives or people experiencing disadvantage; please ask your workshop contact person for assistance. Cancellations made less than 14 days prior to the workshop will incur a full charge.
This seminar is supported by funding under the National Affordable Housing Agreement (NAHA), which is jointly funded by the ACT and Australian Governments, and the Child, Youth and Family Services Program (CYFSP), and ACT Government funded initiative.