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Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Training (RCLDS)

Thursday February 16, 2023, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Course Overview

This workshop is designed to help residential care workers gain knowledge and skills to have a greater understanding of Aboriginal culture.

This interactive session over 3.5 hours will provide opportunities for open discussion.

Learning Outcomes

  • Have a greater understanding of the history and past events which shaped the way in which Aboriginal communities have evolved to adapt in today’s society.
  • Gain an understanding of where Aboriginal populations reside and the types of conditions that exist in Aboriginal communities, both rural and urban.
  • Understand the value system of Aboriginal people, grief and loss, the role of Elders and cultural beliefs and hierarchy.
  • Know how racism and stereotyping of Aboriginal people still affects people in today’s society.
  • Have a better understanding of how to break down barriers and how to work effectively with Aboriginal community agencies and individuals.

 

Trainer Bio: Josh Wanganeen

Josh Wanganeen is VACSAL’s Aboriginal Cultural Awareness lead trainer and Certificate IV in Community Services course facilitator. Josh is a proud Yorta Yorta, Kokitha, Kauna, Narungga man and father of three. Josh completed a Diploma of Community Services Work in 2012 and is now completing a double degree in psychology and sociology. Josh was an intensive caseworker and managed the Aboriginal Centre for Males for two years and completed his Certificate IV in TAE in 2015.

 

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Details

Date:
Thursday February 16, 2023
Time:
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://training.cfecfw.asn.au/view_facetoface/13/event/14/session/744
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