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SA - Be brave, make change: Examples from rural, regional and remote social work practice

Event Details
Date: 1 June 2022
Time: 6.30pm-7.30pm
Venue: Online
State: South Australia
CPD hrs: 1
CPD Category: Category 3: Professional Identity - Attending an AASW event
Member Free
Non-Member $5.00
Organiser: AASW SA Branch
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Reconciliation Week Event Showcasing some of the excellent work taking place in Aboriginal communities in Regional SA

Nicole Linsell, Emily Ware and Jaylene Ware will present on the work Centacare Country SA are doing with Reconciliation Action Working Group. The presentation will be a conversation similar to many yarning circles that enable us to share knowledge, experiences and to enable questions to flow.

Centacare Catholic Country SA have a commitment to reconciliation but also recognise this as a journey that requires ongoing critical assessment and reassessment of ourselves. Embedded in our Reconciliation Plan we aim to recognise, acknowledge, and develop mutually respectful relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. In doing so, our Reconciliation Action Working Group (RAWG) provide organisational leadership, guidance and support at all levels. This support, however, cannot come at a cost to our Aboriginal staff and communities. Therefore, we will be highlighting our learnings so far on this journey which includes an honest evaluation of areas we are still needing to address, and privileging the voices of our staff in sharing their story with the group.

About the presenters

Nicole Linsell is a non-Aboriginal woman living on Bungarla Country and am a Social Worker employed as Manager of the Port Lincoln and Lower Eyre Peninsula Office based in Port Lincoln.

Emily is a Wiringu & Kokatha woman who lives and works in Ceduna. She is employed in our Family Based Foster Care team including the recruitment, assessment and ongoing support of foster carers. This support includes ensuring that carers have the skills, tools and training to support the children they care for in a trauma responsive manner.

Jaylene is a Wiringu, Kokatha and Antakirinja Matu-Yankunytjajara woman who also lives and works in Ceduna. Jaylene is employed in our Homelessness program working with some of our most vulnerable members of the Ceduna and surrounding community.


Online (link will be sent to participants by lunchtime on the day of the event)


Wednesday 1 June 2022


Member Free
Non-Member $5.00

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