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This training opportunity is intended for health and other community workers who want to add to their knowledge and skills in delivering counselling and social and emotional wellbeing (SEWB) services to Aboriginal families and communities. It is particularly suited to Aboriginal workers who are employed in various social and emotional wellbeing job roles in which counselling duties comprise a significant part of their work.
This training is made up of 17 units of competency, including five units that focus specifically on narrative counselling. The remaining units cover co-morbidity, advocacy, crisis work, domestic and family violence, health promotion, strategic approaches to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, SEWB assessment and intervention, and responses to trauma. All of the units cover the application of the narrative approach to specific SEWB areas. For more detailed unit information, see the links below.
This course commences in January each year and runs over two years with training occurring in a combination of one and two week study blocks for a total of eight weeks in each year.
Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia is a community-controlled Indigenous health service in Adelaide. The People Development Unit at Nunkuwarrin Yunti provides education, training and support to health workers in the field of social and emotional wellbeing.
Dates and locations: Please refer to the contact details/links below for specific course dates and locations.
People Development Unit
Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc
182 - 190 Wakefield Street
Adelaide SA 5000
PO Box 7202
Adelaide SA 5000
Ph: (08) 8406 1600
Fax: (08) 8227 0239