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Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Training

Building on people’s skills in providing services to Aboriginal people in ways that respect and support diversity of Aboriginal culture.

Strengths Based Practices

Identifying specific tools and resources and developing individual skill sets in order to more effectively with Aboriginal people.

Self Care & Cultural Safety

Assisting Aboriginal staff in developing skills to address additional complexities and cultural safety whilst working with Aboriginal individuals, families and communities.

Workshop & Panel Facilitation

Courses and workshops designed to encourage and inspire both Aborigonal people and those that work with Aboriginal individuals, families and communities.

Aboriginal Cultural Workshops

Flic offers a range of courses and workshops designed to encourage & inspire both Aboriginal people and those that work with Aboriginal communities.

Panel Moderation and Facilitation

Flic is able to provide professional and responsive panel facilitation services for a variety of organisations. This includes research of the specific topic and/or service, tailoring of programs, consultation with panel members, effective time management, maintaining a neutral stance and post session follow-up.

Organisational and Program Audits

Flic has worked with a diverse range of organisations in completing evaluations around the creation/development of welcoming environments for Aboriginal people, and culturally appropriate service provision. She is able to assess physical environments through office audits and in additions, is able to research programs and policies and make realistic recommendations to ensure cultural safety for Aboriginal service users, and efficacy in future practice.

Interview Panels

Flic is able provide culturally appropriate and professional interview skills for organisations wishing to employ Aboriginal people. This involves research of the organisation and position, evaluation of applicants resumes, the provision of cultural greetings and introductions and professional advice about culturally appropriate interview settings and interview questions.

Cultural Supervision

Flic has provided Cultural Supervision for several individuals, both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal. Supervision can take place one-on-one or in a group setting and Flic provides this service from a strengths-based and culturally driven perspective. She ensures that she provides an environment of cultural safety and cultural development for each individual involved in the process.

FELICITY (FLIC) RYAN

Facilitator & Consultant

Felicity (Flic) Ryan is a Wadi Wadi woman and her mother’s family are freshwater people from the mallee area of Victoria, specifically around the Murray River (Miilu). She also has strong family connections to the Wemba Wemba and Yorta Yorta people around this region. Flic’s father is of Scottish background and his family hail from the area below Glasgow in the central lowlands.

Flic spent 13 years working within both State and Local Government areas and her previous roles include Women and Children’s Refuge Worker, Child Protection Officer, Community Development Officer, HIV Care and Support Officer and Sexual Health Worker.

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    Felicity (FLIC) Ryan

    Facilitator & Consultant

    Felicity (Flic) Ryan is a Wadi Wadi woman and her mother’s family are freshwater people from the mallee area of Victoria, specifically around the Murray River (Miilu). She also has strong family connections to the Wemba Wemba and Yorta Yorta people around this region. Flic’s father is of Scottish background and his family hail from the area below Glasgow in the central lowlands.

    Flic spent 13 years working within both State and Local Government areas and her previous roles include Women and Children’s Refuge Worker, Child Protection Officer, Community Development Officer, HIV Care and Support Officer and Sexual Health Worker.

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      Flic offers a range of courses and workshops designed to encourage & inspire both Aboriginal people and those that work with Aboriginal communities.

      Powerful Past

      Strong Future

      “I acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which I live and work. I pay my respects to Elders past, present and emerging. I extend my respect to the many other Aboriginal peoples who belong to this land, our Mother.”

      What Our Clients Say

      Ruth Bearpark

      “I was wowed by Flic’s facilitation around things that are the most sensitive, personal, and confronting conversations. Flic knows the content and she took us on a powerful journey. Her style is inspired and energetic. She gave us everything she had, just incredible.”

      Ruth Bearpark

      Our Clients

      Flic has provided services for clients such as the NSW Police Service, Department of Family and Community Services, Roads and Maritime Services NSW , Department of Juvenile Justice NSW, UnitingCare, Police Citizens Youth Club, Life Without Barriers, Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council, NSW Health, TAFE NSW, Cancer Australia, Network of Alcohol and Drug Agencies, Namatjira Haven Drug & Alcohol Healing Centre, Housing NSW, North Coast GP Training Network, Family Worker Training Development Program and various Aboriginal Medical Services nationwide.