Aboriginal children and the effects of intergenerational trauma

Emerging Minds and Mental Health Professionals' Network (MHPN), Australia, 2020

The webinar featured an interdisciplinary panel discussion facilitated by Mr Daniel Moss – Emerging Minds’ Workforce Development Manager. The panel included Emeritus Professor Judy Atkinson, Researcher and Midwife Professor Catherine Chamberlain, Social Worker Dr Caroline (Carlie) Atkinson and Aboriginal Cultural Consultant, Ms Dana Shen.

At the webinar’s completion, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the effects of intergenerational trauma on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families
  • Outline current research that underlines the importance of cultural competence in all Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal services so that Aboriginal children and their families receive the kind of support that they need
  • Discuss examples of organisational and individual practice that has built trust and collaboration within communities and led to positive outcomes.
Vimeo video: https://vimeo.com/428305087