Presenters: Rebecca Hunt | Manager Cultural Safety Training Unit Peta Phelan | Senior Clinical Educator Social & Emotional Wellbeing Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation (VACCHO)
Audience: Alcohol and other drugs workers, mental health workers, housing workers, community and health workers, psychologists, social workers and general practice staff.
Cost: This event is provided at no cost by Murray PHN.
This two-day cultural safety training aims to develop a skilled workforce who are better equipped to self-reflect on own practice, tailor engagement strategies, understand guiding principles for co-occurring mental health and drug and alcohol issues for Aboriginal people and to understand socio-emotional wellbeing and recovery frameworks.
Themes explored will include:
- Aboriginal ways and protocols
- Principles of Dual Diagnosis
- Recovery considerations
- Grief and loss trauma
- Building relationships
- Creating a culturally safe and comfortable environment
- Intergenerational trauma