Dadirri – The Ancient Tradition of Mindfullness

Helene Collard – Lead Facilitator
Tanietta DeLauney – Support Facilitator

Two-day workshop for growing cross cultural communities of care and communities of practice in trauma integrated services.

Aim of this workshop
The main aim of this workshop is to locate the ancient Aboriginal tradition of mindfulness within the work of trauma recovery in Australia and elsewhere.

Objectives of the workshop
The workshop objectives are to establish principles of practice, using mindfulness in self-care, family care and community care and in the development of communities of care, and communities of practice in all trauma recovery work. On completion of this workshop participants should be able to:
• Utilize the practice of Dadirri as an Ancient Mindfulness tradition essential in all trauma recovery – community healing work.
• Recognise the importance of cultural fitness in all community work.
• Use the cultural tradition of mindfulness in self-care and care practice while undertaking trauma recovery work.
• Identify issues of self-awareness and demonstrate the skills of journaling or story mapping as a conscious and cognitive record of the self-awareness, self-reflective process.
• Demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary to enable effective communication in trauma recovery work using symbols, art, and music in storytelling and story-mapping.
• Define and support the development of communities of care.
• Critically analyse concepts in establishing communities of practice and be able to respond to trauma recovery – healing across generations.
• Implement community development processes for building community-healing networks.

This event counts as 11 hours of category A CPD for PACFA’s membership renewal requirements.

For full details regarding the workshop please go to the website.

24/08/2020 - 25/08/2020
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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