Working Effectively With Communities

Cross Cultural Consultants’ Working Effectively with Communities is one of the most in-depth and well-informed courses on the market aimed at improving the capacity of people working in culturally diverse Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities.

This course is suited to any company that has or intends to have staff working in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities both urban and rural. The course aims to improve professional performance as well as provide staff with sufficient to keep them safe.

Over two days, a member of the Cross Cultural Consultants training team will provide participants with the skills and knowledge they need to engage, consult, and work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities, regardless of whether they are remote or urban.

Learning Outcomes

Over the length of the two-day Working Effectively with Communities workshop, our trainers aim to transform participants understanding of how to work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities. To do this, the workshop relies on a series of learning outcomes.

So, during the Working Effectively with Communities program, all participants will:

  • Develop

    Develop a knowledge of how interpersonal networks and relationships operate in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander social organisations

  • Compare

    Compare interactional patterns and values of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders with those from other multi-cultural Australian communities and settings

  • Identify

    Identify strategies for accommodating Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander perspectives during meeting protocols, decision-making, and the teaching-and-learning process

  • Explore

    Explore some of the main cross-cultural issues that influence the implementation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander employment and career development programs and strategies

  • Understand

    Understand a number of principles behind, and strategies for, effective community development with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities