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Learnings from the Dhurrawang Aboriginal Human Rights Program – building a program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients within a mainstream community legal centre
To celebrate the upcoming fifth anniversary of the Dhurrawang Aboriginal Human Rights Program, key staff are reflecting on its establishment and successes to date. At this webinar, co-hosted by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Network, presenters discuss how mainstream community legal centres can successfully build programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients.

“Programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients can and do work when established and run in a culturally safe and trauma informed way. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lawyers / paralegals / other workers are vitally important assets for these programs." 
–Emma Towney, Solicitor/Program Manager

This webinar is essential viewing for: 
- Centres interested in the process of developing a legal program or practice specifically working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients 
- mainstream organisations working to build cultural safety and culturally appropriate services for clients

Join us for panel discussion to: 
- Hear from an Aboriginal lawyer working in and managing the Program   
- Learn about the value of having Aboriginal and Torres Strait lawyers and paralegals embedded in programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people  
- Upskill on ways to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff in your organisation 
- Gain knowledge on embedding cultural safety in your workplace 

All are welcome to register for this webinar. The event is appropriate to be used as part of a program of cultural awareness training and gives guidance to Centres working towards the Cultural Safety Standard in the sector's National Accreditation Scheme. 

***If you are a WA solicitor participating in this webinar, to receive points you must register with your Practitioner ID. CPD points will be uploaded to the LPB CPDMS once attendance is confirmed. If you have any queries, contact CLWA LP&PII Administration on lp.pii@communitylegalwa.org.au.

Dec 8, 2021 03:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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