2 PART COACHING PROGRAMME
Indigenous Cultural Awareness
Wednesday 19 July 2017 | 2:00pm AEST (1:00pm SA & NT, and 12 noon WA)
All industry staff
Extensive cultural knowledge is not necessary in order to become culturally aware. A capacity to recognise that cultural difference exists, and to be open to learning from these differences is the basis of cultural awareness.
This Coaching programme is designed to expand thinking and understanding about the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, their history and contemporary issues; and to facilitate understanding between staff and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people they are working with.
You will be provided with historical legislative and policy development information, as it pertains to Australian Indigenous peoples, to better understand the current socio-economic situation of Indigenous Australians.
Over this two part series you will hear Gail Reynolds-Adamson’s personal narrative and insight into people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds in the workplace, customer base and the broader community. Each session is expected to run for approximately an hour and a half. This live broadcast will include ample Q&A time. Once the series has been completed you will be sent a Certificate of Completion for your portfolio.
What you can expect
Session one: Wednesday 19 July 2017 at 2pm AEST (1:30pm SA & NT and 12 noon WA)
Information required to better support Indigenous clients and community
Knowledge and understanding of the cultural and social history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the issues they face
Session two: Wednesday 26 July 2017 at 2pm AEST (1:30pm SA, & NT and 12noon WA)
Knowledge, skills and tools required for effective communication and service delivery to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Awareness and knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural issues and how they relate to your business, your job seekers and your employer placement and retention.
A practical understanding of how culture shapes our values, attitudes and behaviour.
Tools for staff who mentor, manage and work with Indigenous job seekers.
Greater understanding of people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds.
Meet the facilitator
Gail is a descendant of the Noongar people from the South East Coast of Western Australia, the Nudju people from the Norseman/Balladonia area, and the Mirrnning people (“Whale people”) from the coast between Western Australia and South Australia.
Gail has designed and facilitated cultural awareness, cultural competency and cultural intelligence courses for more than 2 decades and currently assists organisations in implementing lasting behavioral and attitudinal change. Gail is a director for both Indigenous Consulting Group and Kaata Tidje.
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