WA events: Perth forum to look at issues and solutions on out-of-home care + SNAICC Training Workshop: 'Through Young Black Eyes'

Perth and WA Aboriginal rights events for your diary

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Event: 4 June 2014: Perth, WA
Ways of working with Aboriginal people - Part 2
"This training is part of the Strong spirit strong mind training
program provided by the Drug and Alcohol Office (DAO) of
Western Australia. To attend Part 2 training, participants
are required to have attended Ways of working with
Aboriginal people - Part 1. ... This training is suitable for
workers who have Aboriginal clients: individuals and
families. Aboriginal workers are encouraged to attend."
Registration applications close 20 May 2014
Event details: http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/key-resources/conferences?cid=1634

Event: 11 June 2014: Perth, WA
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder prevention in Aboriginal communities
"This one day training workshop is delivered by the
Strong spirit strong future (SSSF) team and offers information on
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), prevention strategies,
and skills for working with Aboriginal women of child bearing age.
A central focus will be the use of culturally secure resources
developed for reducing use of alcohol during pregnancy."
Event details: http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/key-resources/conferences?cid=1630

Event: 12 June 2014: Perth, WA
Solutions to violence in communities, healing and resilience factors
"Working alongside Aboriginal communities in a capacity
strengthening approach to reduce and prevent violence
will have an effective and sustainable outcome for
individuals, families and the broader society."
Event details: http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/key-resources/conferences?cid=1728

Updated Event: Fri 13 June 2014: Nedlands, Perth, WA
Perth forum to look at issues and solutions on out-of-home care
Perth Forum - Meet the Minister and Have Your Say!
SNAICC: Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care
Venue: University Club
"In Western Australia, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
children make up only 5% of the total number of children
aged 0-17 years, yet comprise 49.5% of all children in
out-of-home care."
"SNAICC and partner organisations will conduct a public forum
in Perth in June to look at factors and solutions for the high
number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in
out-of-home care. The Perth forum is part of a national series
of meetings under the Family Matters - Kids safe in culture
not in care national campaign SNAICC is conducting with
agencies including AbSec, the Healing Foundation, and
the Australian Council of Social Service."
Speakers include:
* Ken Wyatt
* Helen Morton
* Dawn Wallam
* Jim Morrison
* Dennis Eggington
* Jacqueline McGowan-Jones
* Emma White
Event details: http://www.snaicc.org.au/news-events/fx-view-article.cfm?loadref=32&id=1449
Event details: http://www.snaicc.org.au/news-events/fx-view-article.cfm?loadref=32&id=1439
Event details: http://www.snaicc.org.au/news-events/fx-view-article.cfm?loadref=32&id=1423

Updated Events: various times during 2014: various locations around Australia
SNAICC Training Workshops will be held Nationally in 2014 -
Through Young Black Eyes & Working and Walking Together
SNAICC: Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care
Expressions of interest forms and flyers are available from the SNAICC training page:
"The workshops are:
* Through Young Black Eyes Workshops-
a comprehensive set of resources to assist communities or
organisations to run workshops about family violence,
child abuse and neglect, and develop child-safe communities,
all of which can be adapted to suit local community needs.
* Working and Walking Together -
FRSA and SNAICC together offer unique cultural competence
training tailored to the family and relationships services sector.
The two-day workshop is for people and organisations who
wish to develop culturally appropriate professional practice
and services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families."
"SNAICC is hosting Through Young Black Eyes workshops in the following regions:
* Brisbane, QLD (March 2014)
* Adelaide, SA (June 2014)
* Hobart, TAS (June 2014) - TBC
* Darwin, NT (July 2014)
* Broome, WA (July 2014)
Event details: http://www.snaicc.org.au/training/dsp-default.cfm?loadref=101
'Through Young Black Eyes' Event details: http://www.snaicc.org.au/training/dsp-default.cfm?loadref=101#TYBE
'Working and Walking Together' Event details: http://www.snaicc.org.au/training/dsp-default.cfm?loadref=101#WWT
Event details: http://www.snaicc.org.au/news-events/fx-view-article.cfm?loadref=32&id=1263

Updated Event: 5 - 6 July 2014: Perth, WA
Strong commitments - healthy communities:
Aboriginal Health Conference 2014
Venue: Parmelia Hilton Perth
"Developing strong commitments to improve the
health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people in rural
and remote communities."
"Rural Health West invites you to one of Western
Australia's leading Aboriginal Health Conferences
to be held in Perth from the 5 - 6 July 2014."
"The conference theme 'Strong commitments
- healthy communities' will be addressed through
presentations, clinical updates, practical workshops,
hands-on concurrent sessions and case study
learning opportunities that are professionally accredited
and delivered by expert specialists and speakers."
Event details: http://www.ruralhealthwest.com.au/professional-development/conferences-e...
Event details: http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/key-resources/conferences?cid=1598
Event details: http://www.snaicc.org.au/news-events/fx-view-article.cfm?loadref=32&id=1271

Updated Event: 23 - 25 September 2014: Perth, WA
Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives
16th national conference: Embrace the difference within our people
"The 16th National Conference, themed ‘Embrace the
difference within our people’ brings together experienced
nurses and midwives, clinicians, educators, policy makers
and administrators from across the nation to share
information and work toward an integrated approach to
improving health care and health outcomes for
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples."
Event details: http://www.snaicc.org.au/news-events/fx-view-article.cfm?loadref=32&id=1431
Event details: http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/key-resources/conferences?cid=1679
Event details: http://catsin.org.au/conference/

New Event: 5 - 6 November 2014: Perth, WA
Walking Together: Calling all people working in sexual health!
Western Australian Aboriginal sexual health forum
"The two day forum is an opportunity to connect and
be inspired by fresh ideas, new resources and up to
date information. The forum promotes sexual health
and respectful relationships, with a focus on
Aboriginal, regional and remote communities."
Event details: http://www.washn.org.au/forums/showthread.php?tid=1234
Event details: http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/key-resources/conferences?cid=1731

Event: 14-17 September 2015: Perth, WA
6th SNAICC National Conference
SNAICC: Secretariat of National Aboriginal & Islander Child Care
"The SNAICC National Conference will now be held every two years and
we hope you can lock in 14 to 17 September 2015 dates into your
2-year plan and look forward to our Perth conference as much as we are."
"This year's [2013] conference was our largest to date attracting over
1100 registrants who had the opportunity to participate in a diverse
program of over 70 con-current sessions that covered a wide range of topics
addressing the needs of Aboriginal ad Torres Strait Islander children and families."
Event details: http://www.snaicc.org.au/news-events/fx-view-article.cfm?loadref=32&id=1227
2013 post-conference report online: http://www.snaicc.org.au/news-events/dsp-default.cfm?loadref=67

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