Creating culturally authentic services for Aboriginal families

Runtime 00:28:14, Released 9/7/19

Creating culturally authentic services for Aboriginal families
Emerging Minds Podcast

 
 
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In this episode, we talk with Ruth Tulloch about her experience in creating culturally authentic services for Aboriginal families and children. Ruth has worked in the community services and teaching sectors for 20 years. During the last five years, she has been involved in delivering the Aboriginal Community Connect program at Uniting Communities, working alongside elders and community members to co-design services that take a holistic approach to social and emotional wellbeing for Aboriginal families and communities.

Key learnings:
– The importance of asking questions about cultural connection (05:18)
– Developing an authentic cultural supervision model (08:28)
– Including Aboriginal cultural models in services (13:00)
– How to ask culturally sensitive questions (16:24)

 

Further information and resources: 

Smart Recovery

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