Walking together: Creative ways of working with Aboriginal young people to promote social, emotional and psychological well-being

Date: 
5-6 Dec 2016, 9am-4pm
Venue: 

Burwood RSL, 96 Shaftesbury Road Burwood, 2134

Cost: 
$690

An opportunity to experience for yourself creative techniquesfor working with Aboriginal young people, families and communities, including art, clay work and Aboriginal weaving techniques.  

Build your skills in promoting social, emotional and psychological wellbeing in Aboriginal young people, their families and communities in the following areas:

  • Building engagement and offering accessible services
  • Assessment
  • Treatment
  • Developing sustainable therapeutic programs.

This course is designed for non-Aboriginal clinicians, including psychologists, clinical psychologists, social workers, nurses, psychiatrists, GPs, occupational therapists and other staff working in education, health, youth justice, child protection and other contexts. Aboriginal workers are, of course, also welcome to attend. Counsellors, caseworkers, youth workers and other staff who do not have a clinical background will also benefit from this workshop. 

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