Self-care when working with First Nations communities recovering from trauma

 Registration is closed for this event
It is essential for those in frontline community sector roles to understand safety and care for self when working with communities recovering from trauma.

This workshop, delivered by First Nations organisation, We al-li, will establish principles of practice and how to use mindfulness in self-care when working with communities recovering from trauma. Participants will be introduced to the ancient Aboriginal practice of Dadirri (inner deep listening and quiet still awareness), to assist in identifying issues of self-awareness and developing your self-reflective process. You can expect to learn how to:

  • develop effective communication tools
  • critically analyse concepts in establishing communities of practice
  • implement community development processes for building community-healing networks.

We Al-li workshops are deeply embedded in Indigenous pedagogy and use the tradition of Dadirri (inner deep listening and quiet still awareness) gifted by Aunty Miriam Ungunmerr Baumann, to support the development of a Culturally Informed Trauma Integrated Healing Approach (CITHA).

Developed by Professors Judy Atkinson and Carlie Atkinson through decades of working with community, this healing approach is articulated within an academic research framework.
The workshop is designed for First Nations people working in the community sector or non-Aboriginal people working with First Nations communities. This is the second of two workshops. To gain the full benefit we strongly encourage you to attend both workshops.

Click here to register to the first workshop.

Date: Wednesday, 1 November 2023

Time: 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: Online via Microsoft Teams

1 November 2023 - 2:00 pm through  4:00 pm