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What's up with My Mob?

Event Details
Date: Ongoing
Venue: Online
State: Online
CPD hrs: 1.5

AASW members: $49

AASW student members: $29

Non-members: $70

Organiser: AASW

What's up with My Mob? is a recording of a AASW North Queensland Branch hosted workshop. The presenter, Mel Brown, kindly allowed the AASW to film this recording for SWOT. Mel provides a wide variety of training (through the company Spirit Dreaming Inc), and can tailor these to meet the needs of the specific organisation. This recording has been edited to remove confidential information the participants of the workshop may have provided. Should you wish to learn more about face to face training on offer, or purchase the What's up with My Mob? educational DVD please visit:

Learning objectives

After viewing this recording, participants should have an understanding of:

  • some common terms used in Modern Australia (ie: difference between Welcome to Country and Acknowledgement of country; what is cultural authority)
  • trans-generational trauma
  • how trauma has impacted Aboriginal people and families
  • effects of consolidated trauma
  • lateral violence
  • cultural loads
  • steps to healing

Presenter details

Mel Brown, is a known and respected Ngunnawal women who has provided Aboriginal cultural education and wellbeing workshops for over 10 years. Mel has a background in Child Protection and consultancy. Mel's qualifications include: Master of Indigenous Studies - Trauma and Healing; Certificate IV in TAE and Cert III in Aboriginal Mentoring.


AASW Student Members: $29

AASW Members: $49

Non-members: $79


Register for access by following the link to the right. Upon registering, you will receive a confirmation email - please read this email carefully, as it provides your access to the online course.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers