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Cultural Awareness and Safety: Challenges and Injustice
December 2, 2020 - December 9, 2020$20 – $180
Sector Support and Development, NSW have developed a comprehensive program around Cultural Awareness and Safety with the aim of up-skilling Aged care support services on their understanding and knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture so they can become agents of social change. The program is designed to help aged care workers understand the cultural barriers clients can face and be more culturally sensitive with clients, families and agencies they work with in this space. Participants will learn strategies for communication and begin their learning journey for diversity.
This session covers Module 2 of Cultural Awareness and Safety and is held over 2 x 2 hour sessions. This interactive and informative workshop looks at Government legislations and the determinants of policies and racism.
- Develop an awareness, and understanding of the exploitation and injustices brought about by government legislation, and the responses from Aboriginal Peoples during these periods in Australian history
Target Audience: Aged care support workers and volunteers
Session 1: Wednesday 2 December 10am – 12pm AEDT
Session 2: Wednesday 9 December 10am – 12pm AEDT