Cultural Safety Training for Students

Cultural Safety Training for Students

Rural Workforce Agency Victoria (RWAV) is a not-for-profit government-funded organisation dedicated to improving healthcare for rural, regional and Aboriginal communities in Victoria.

To encourage the future health workforce of Victoria to engage in opportunities that will increase their knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, RWAV are partnering with the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) to fund the cost of Cultural Safety Training session attendance.

The virtual 4.5-hour training sessions will further participants understanding of how to work, and communicate, effectively with Aboriginal people and will include information regarding the following topics

  • Aboriginal people, communities & culture
  • Aboriginal Identity
  • Impact of history on Aboriginal people
  • Practical strategies to implement Cultural Safety into practice

Training is free to attend and is made possible with thanks to funding from the Australian Government.

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