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Professional Development Workshop: Indigenous Youth Wellbeing Is Everyone’s Business

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Professional Development Workshop: Indigenous Youth Wellbeing Is Everyone’s Business

The Sydney North Shore Primary Health Network, The Gaimaragal Group & Northern Sydney Local Health District, Aboriginal Health Unit invite you to this unique interdisciplinary focus and dialogue to develop local solution as we build a stronger framework to supports our Indigenous youth.

As service providers we want to empower you to:

  • understand trauma and its impact on individuals (such as children), families and communal groups
  • create environments in which children feel physically, emotionally and culturally safe
  • employ culturally competent staff and adopt practices that acknowledge and demonstrate respect for specific cultural backgrounds
  • support victims/survivors of trauma to regain a sense of control over their daily lives and actively involve them in the healing journey
  • share power and governance, including involving community members in the design and evaluation of programs
  • integrate and coordinate care to meet children’s needs holistically
  • support safe relationship building as a means of promoting healing and recovery.

Target Audience: Teachers, Health Professionals, Social Workers, Youth Workers, Mental Health Services, and interested community members of the Northern Sydney region.

Date: May 10 & 11, 2017
Time: 10-4pm (9:30am Tea & Coffee)
Venue: Mona Vale Golf Club, Golf Ave, Mona Vale NSW 2103

RSVP essential, as this is a catered event.

Enquiries: For more information call Susan Moylan-Coombs, mb: 0458025399 or email: susan@gaimaragal.com.au

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