Date
09 Nov 2017
05:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Cost
Free
This event is fully booked.
Event location
North Western Melbourne PHN - Level 5
369 Royal Parade
PARKVILLE VIC 3052
Available to
Allied Health Providers
General Practitioners
Practice Staff
Professional development points
-
An introduction to Cultural Safety in Aboriginal health, this workshop will provide an understanding of Cultural Safety within your Health Organisation.
VACHHO's cultural safety training promotes a safe environment to enable useful discussions and interactions to take place through two-way communications between participants and facilitators. 

Learning outcomes

The course content offered will further your understanding of how to work effectively with Aboriginal people and will cover the following topics: 

  • Aboriginal people and communities 
  • Status of Aboriginal Health
  • Impact of history on Aboriginal people
  • Strategies to redress current issues
  • The Victorian Aboriginal community health sector and closing the health gap
  • Resources and contact listings

This event to satisfy the Cultural Awareness Training requirement as part of the Federal Government - Closing the Gap in Health Initiative (2008). A general practice staff training requirement relating directly to the Indigenous Health Incentive (IHI), one the Practice Incentive Programs (PIP). 


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