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Cultural Safety Training for Medical Health Professionals

This six hour RACGP accredited cultural safety workshop provides a cultural perspective on working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander clients, families and carers in general practice and community care.
  


Presented by

This course is hosted by Dandenong and District Aborigines Co-operative Ltd (DDACL) and presented by AJ Williams-Tchen of Girraway Ganyi Consultancy Pty Ltd.

 

AJ is of Wiradjuri / Wotjobulak background and has over 30 years experience in health & community services as a Nurse, Youth Worker, Social Worker and Aboriginal Health Practitioner. He is the recipient of the 2016 Emerging Victorian Indigenous Leadership Award, and in 2019 was awarded the Frankston Mornington Peninsula NAIDOC Community Award.
 

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify factors that affect contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander clients & Families
  • Discuss how history impacts on current health issues for Aboriginal people.
  • Discuss evidence based practical strategies to assist working with Aboriginal clients and families.
  • Implement system based models and social theories of practice. 


Accreditation

This is a RACGP Accredited CPD Activity event - 40 Points.  Activity Code: 183069.

 

Cost

The training is provided at no cost but registration is essential. Morning tea, a light lunch and afternoon tea will be provided.

 

Further details & pre-program requirements

This course takes participants on a journey through PowerPoint presentations, films, discussions and experiential learning opportunities.

The following pre-reading documents will assist with key learnings within the workshop:

  • Article 1 (pre-reading) - Caring for country
  • Article 2 (pre-reading) - Experience of providing cultural safety in mental health to Aboriginal patients: A grounded theory
    study
  • Article 3 (pre-reading) - The power of talk

Further Information

For more information please contact Caroline on (03) 8902-9700, Mob: 0438 125 752 or email caroline@ddacl.org.au.

 

SEMPHN events
Tuesday, 6 October 2020
9:00 - 16:30
Parkdale
Allied Health Professional, General Practitioner, Medical Specialist, Nurse - Practice Nurse, Nurse - Mental health, Nurse - Other, Pharmacist, Practice Manager, Psychologist

 

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