Healing through voice, culture and Country
July 20, 2021
This foundation course focuses on Healing through voice, culture and Country: Stories from Community addressing family violence, a documentary that tells the living story of FDV. It showcases the work of film makers, dancers, musicians and artists from across Australia and the telling of their stories.
It is interspersed with the learnings of practitioners working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families where violence is a concern. It aims to help practitioners work with parents where FDV is present, supporting children’s social and emotional wellbeing in culturally responsive ways.
Who is this course for?
This foundation course is for practitioners in mainstream health, education and social and community services, whose work includes responding to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families where FDV is a concern. This includes those working within the family violence sector, as well as peripheral or related sectors.
How long is this course?
This course will take you approximately 1.5 hours. It includes one 53-minute documentary accompanied by a reflection activity. It is designed to be undertaken individually, but can also be used as a prompt for conversations between colleagues. The course also includes a series of supporting resources including a framework, a practice profile, a factsheet and two podcast episodes.