Delve into a Reflective Learning Experience with CCQ Cultural Awareness, Cultural Safety training

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Join us for a face-to-face, immersive Cultural Awareness and Cultural Safety Training across the region. This training is for doctors, practice staff and other healthcare professionals, who provide care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and communities.

Embark on a reflective journey as we explore the historical impacts and government policies affecting indigenous communities.

Discover how you can actively contribute to build, support and engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders across various communities. Gain a deeper appreciation for their connections to country, family, and cultural responsibilities.

Hosted by:

CCQ’s Gordon Browning, Senior Program Manager, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Gordon identifies as a proud Aboriginal and South Sea Islander, saltwater man, his family have strong connection to the Fingal Heads, Coodjinburra clan, part of the Bundjalung Yugembeh Nation, he also has connection to the South Sea Islands from Malatia, Tanna and Epi Islands.

Current living in the Gympie Region, Gordon has 25 year’s experience in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health in Sunshine Coast and Gympie regions.

CCQ’s Tara Anderson, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Projects Officer

Tara, proudly identifes as a Gamilaroi woman born on Arrente country in the Northern Territory. With familial connections deeply rooted in the Mount Morgan and Rockhampton region, she now calls this area both her home and workplace.

Tara holds a Diploma of Nursing, which led to her securing a position with a local Aboriginal Medical Service in 2018, where she worked as a member of the Chronic Disease Management team.

Her role within the Chronic Disease Management team not only provided her with a comprehensive understanding of the community’s health needs but also enabled her to cultivate enduring relationships within the community.

Cultural training events in the region.
Sunshine Coast, Saturday 20 April 2024, Caloundra RSL, West Terrace Caloundra. 8.45am – 3:00pm.
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Hervey Bay Saturday 18th May 2024. Beach House Hotel, 344 Charlton Esplanade, Scarness. 8.45am – 3.00pm.

Bundaberg Saturday 25th May 2024. Burnett Riverside Hotel, Function Room, 7 Quay Street, Bundaberg. 8.45am – 3.00pm.

Rockhampton Saturday 8th June 2024. Rockhampton leagues Club, Phillips Lounge, Cambridge Street, Rockhampton. 8.45am – 3.00pm.

Register now for this tailored CCQ cultural awareness and cultural safety training, which will help participants extend their knowledge about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture, explore how attitudes and values can influence perceptions, assumptions and behaviours in a clinical setting, and discuss key ways the entire health care team can be more culturally aware.