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Transforming Lives Webinar: Enhancing First Nations Employment Practices

Join us for our Transforming Lives webinar this July, where we will explore the topic of enhancing First Nations employment practices.

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Thu 18 Jul 2024, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Free Public Virtual Conference

Transforming Lives Webinar: Enhancing First Nations Employment Practices

Australia’s soil is soaked in diversity, and many workplaces across the country will have Indigenous Australian professionals in their workforce. Like all other cultures, the identity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People must be celebrated and embraced. So, join us for our Transforming Lives webinar this July, where we will explore the topic of enhancing First Nations employment practices.

About our Presenter:

James Cripps
First Nations Lead – Converge International

James is from the Palawa nation of Cape Barren, Flinders Island and Mainland Tasmania.

James is a qualified counsellor/practitioner with more than 20 years’ experience working in the health sector. He specialises in First Nations health and wellness including extensively working together with people across various cultures and organisations. James takes the lead on reviewing existing products and services, designing products,  and specialising in consulting, engagement and delivery. James works together with individuals, families, communities to promote good social health, emotional health and cultural health that supports lasting permanent professional wellness and health outcomes for all Australians.

“Always learning, available and culturally responsible”.

James provides multi services across many areas departments of Converge. These services includes onsite professional support for the private sector, government and non-government departments including Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled. Other experiences include working successfully in various environments such as metropolitan, rural, remote and discreet Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities across the country. James has represented Queensland as a board of director “Queensland Aboriginal Islander Health Council and current active board member Mount Isa Community Controlled Health Service which has one of the largest health service footprint and service area in the country.

James model of practice includes mental health and cultural health and wellbeing. The model of practice can be described as social emotional wellbeing (SEWB) which incorporates social, physical, emotional and cultural health. The model involves a whole of body and life wellbeing that is inclusive of the individual, family, community, environmental connectiveness, cultural practices and language. James provides a culturally responsible and accountable therapeutic intervention incorporating both mainstream and SEWB model of care. The therapeutic environment is varied such as clinical setting, workplace, remote via Zoom/MS Teams and back on country (physically on traditional or preferred land).

When:

Thursday, 18th July 2024

Time:

11:00am – 12:00pm (AEDT)

Q&A session: 10 minutes

Who should attend?

HR Managers, OH&S, Culture and Inclusion Managers and WH&S specialists

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