Aboriginal cultural appreciation

This workshop provides an overview of Aboriginal history and culture, as well as culturally appropriate communication protocols and strategies to assist participants and organisations to more effectively assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in their work.

The course aims to better equip organisations and their staff to provide a culturally responsive, flexible and consistent services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The workshop is delivered by senior members of the NSW Ombudsman’s Aboriginal Unit. More information about the work of our Aboriginal Unit is available here.

Who should attend

All staff from government and non-government sectors.

Learning outcomes

Participants learn:

  • strategies to engage and communicate effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

  • about current issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and how these issues are linked to past and present Government practices and policies

  • some helpful information on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity

  • ways to offer a more effective service to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

This course also provides an opportunity for participants to hear the personal stories from the presenters to appreciate the diversity of Aboriginal culture. It also provides an opportunity for participants to workshop scenarios specific to their organisation and work.

Participants are provided with a manual that includes a list of useful contacts and resources.

Duration

This is a half day workshop.

Fee

$210 + GST (total cost $231)

This training is available on our calendar of training as well as in-house. Email or contact us for in-house training details, fees and to discuss your training needs.


Events

  • 13 November 2014
    Sydney CBD
    09:30 - 13:00 (3 hours and 30 minutes)

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