NADA Events

Aboriginal People and Strength Based Practices within a Drug and Alcohol Setting Workshop
  • Event type:
  • Workshop
  • Date:
  • 14/12/2017
  • Venue:
  • Collective Purpose - 80 William Street,Woolloomooloo,NSW
  • Host:
  • NADA

    This workshop is designed specifically for those who have already completed the Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Workshop with Felicity.

    This workshop will help participants to understand:

    • Traditional Aboriginal practices and AOD
    • The role of alcohol in Australia since colonisation
    • Current statistics around Aboriginal people and AOD
    • Impacts of alcohol consumption on Aboriginal people
    • Effects of high risk consumption of alcohol
    • Effects of illicit drug use and Aboriginal people
    • Why some Aboriginal people drink and/or take drugs
    • The media and public perceptions

    And will include practical strategies and skills utilising:

    • Case studies
    • Service analysis
    • Development of action plans
    • Tools and resources

    The workshop is free of charge to NADA members. Certificates of Attendance will be provided upon request.

    About the facilitator
    Felicity (Flic) Ryan is a Wadi Wadi woman. She is an accredited trainer specialising in the development and delivery of high quality face-to-face training packages including Cultural Awareness and Competency, Aboriginal Health and Employment, and Child Protection. Flic has a diverse range of experience and her style of delivery is inclusive and non-confrontational. She is a dynamic and entertaining presenter who communicates with sensitivity and humour.

    Travel and accommodation support

    NADA offer travel and accommodation subsidies as reimbursement grants to rural, regional or remote members. View the guidelines.