Cultural Responsiveness: an action based approach to cultural safety – Pre-Conference Workshop at the 13th National Rural Health Conference.

Cultural Responsiveness: an action based approach to cultural safety

Pre-Conference Workshop at the 13th National Rural Health Conference.
Brought to you by AIDA, IAHA, NACCHO, NATSIHWA
24 May 2015, 10.30am – 3.30pm, Darwin Convention Centre

This workshop aims to build participants’ ability to be culturally responsive to the unique needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, with a particular emphasis on those living in rural and remote locations.

Indigenous Allied Health Australia, Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association, the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation and the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Association are pleased to provide participants with an opportunity, in a safe environment, to engage in self-reflection and practical activities that will enhance their ability to take culturally responsive action.

In this workshop, participants will:

  • Explore the diversity and centrality of cultures to the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples;
  • Explore the relationship between cultural responsiveness and cultural safety and their positive impact upon Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing;
  • Learn practical tips for being culturally responsive to the unique needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples;
  • Embrace self-reflection and build leadership capacity; and
  • Develop their own roadmap/toolkit for being culturally responsive.

Cost: $220 (gst inc)

You can get more information and register by visiting the conference website here.

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