ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Competency Training: Working and Walking Together

Event date: 
19 October 2017
20 October 2017
Event time: 
ACTCOSS meeting room, 1/6 Gritten St, Weston

Presented by Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC)

A two-day Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural competency workshop for family and community services. SNAICC developed this training in partnership with Family Relationships Services Australia (FRSA), to support family and relationship services work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and children. The program is based in their popular resource 'Working and Walking Together'. Each participant will receive a copy of this resource.

This workshop is designed for:

  • Agencies and services wanting to gain cultural knowledge for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families
  • Individuals who want to increase their knowledge on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and it's diversity
  • Organisations wanting to increase cultural appropriateness of their service for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients and community

No prerequisites needed.

[NOTE: This training was postponed from 10-11 August and rescheduled for 19-20 October 2017]

Day 1: Thursday 19 October 2017, 9am - 4.30pm
Day 2: Friday 20 October 2017, 9am - 4.30pm

NB: Participants must attend both days of the workshop. There will be no admittance to the workshop on the second day if you have not completed the first day.

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided.

This seminar is supported by funding under the National Affordable Housing Agreement (NAHA), which is jointly funded by the ACT and Australian Governments, and the Child, Youth and Family Services Program (CYFSP), and ACT Government funded initiative.

Event details
Event cost: 
ACTCOSS Member $760, Non-member $810, Corporate/Government $860. (Too much for you or your organisation? Please contact us and we will do our best to offer support to participate - [email protected] or 02 6202 7200)
Event contacts
Contact name: 
Lisa Howatson
02 6202 7200
ACTCOSS meeting room, 1/6 Gritten Street
WestonAustralian Capital Territory 2611