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Cultural considerations in the social and emotional wellbeing support provided to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families
Understanding the significance of cultural identity is crucial when working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families, but what does that look like in practice? Join our interdisciplinary panel in discussion as they unpack the importance of cultural identity in relation to engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.
  • Outline the importance of cultural identity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
  • Describe self-determination when working alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families.
  • Identify strategies and resources that support the cultural needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families at an individual, family, community and organisational level.

Panel List

Review the panel of interdisciplinary experts' bios:
  • Adele Cox (National Sector Development Manager SNAICC - VIC)
  • Prof. Tricia Nagel (NT - Psychiatrist and senior researcher)
Facilitator:
Dana Shen (Aboriginal Cultural Consultant - SA)
 

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