This program is for everyone and aims to create an understanding and awareness for cross cultural learning and safe engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community groups, members and clients.
This program is a one-day program with 15 to 20 participants per program.
Participants will have the opportunity to hear from and discuss with fellow non-indigenous workers within the sector, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers, community elders and members around their own experiences with engagement.
Included in the program is the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander historical component, which is an exploration of pre and post colonisation, historical factors that influence and impact on community members in their current situation. Tips and guides for working and engaging with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community are also explored.
General information is shared by the panel members who discuss their own experience as service users, what worked and what did not. More tailored programs are also available – see below.
All participants are encouraged to make sure that environment is a culturally safe space within the forum and are encouraged to ask any of the hard questions that may not be able to be asked outside of this safe space.
The program can be held at Kurbingui or at alternative venues suitable to facilitators and participants. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea is included as per arrangements.
The KATSICE program is a fee for service and is negotiable – please enquire KMaund@kurbingui.org.au