The latest news on the Healing the Past by Nurturing the Future project:
We have hosted workshops across Australia to connect with communities and to further our research and project.
Healing the past by nurturing the future co-design workshop 1
Date: 28 March 2018
Summary: our first co-design workshop established strong foundations for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) communities (in the Northern Territory, South Australia and Victoria). It helped with the creation of perinatal screening and support strategies for Aboriginal parents who have experienced complex trauma.
Healing the past by nurturing the future co-design workshop 2
Date: 11 September 2018
Location: Mercure Hotel, Alice Springs
In this second co-design workshop, we discussed:
- What broad domains should be included in assessment for Aboriginal parents experiencing complex trauma
- Results of discussions with Elders about supporting parents who are experiencing complex trauma and planning for discussion with Aboriginal parents
- Information about current initiatives to support Aboriginal parents experiencing complex trauma.
- How Aboriginal parents should be asked about complex trauma
Healing the past by nurturing the future co-design workshop 3
Date: 14th and 15th November, 2019
Location: Aborigines Advancement League, Thornbury
This workshop discussed findings from qualitative research with parents to co-design perinatal recognition, assessment, awareness and support strategies. It aimed to create research protocols for assessing psychometric properties, acceptability and feasibility.