Canberra Rape Crisis Centre - Nguru Program

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On 28 November, ANTaR ACT and Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service hosted a full-day workshop: Aboriginal Health is Everybody's Business. This presentation is about working against sexual violence within the Australian Indigenous community.

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Canberra Rape Crisis Centre - Nguru Program

  1. 1. NGURU PROGRAM “Sexual Violence is a Community Problem with Community Solutions” CANBERRA RAPE CRISIS CENTRE Working Against Sexual Violence within the Indigenous Community
  2. 2. COUNSELLING & SUPPORT <ul><li>Counselling survivors of sexual violence </li></ul><ul><li>Women, children & men </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting family members </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting the wider community </li></ul><ul><li>Crisis Support </li></ul><ul><li>Referrals & Case Management </li></ul>
  3. 3. ADVOCACY <ul><li>Court support </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy with other agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy of Indigenous needs with the sexual assault services </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy within the broader communities </li></ul>
  4. 4. COMMUNITY SUPPORT <ul><li>Education and Training on Indigenous </li></ul><ul><li>issues </li></ul><ul><li>Identification of key needs of the Indigenous community </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting & Debriefing with Indigenous and non-Indigenous workers </li></ul>
  5. 5. COMMUNITY EDUCATION <ul><li>3 hr Community workshop </li></ul><ul><li>1 day Workshop for non-Indigenous workers </li></ul><ul><li>2 day workshop for Indigenous workers </li></ul><ul><li>Hear our Youth program </li></ul><ul><li>Community Protective Behaviors education program 5 years – 10years. </li></ul>
  6. 6. REPRESENTATION <ul><li>Meetings with politicians and bureaucrats </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings with other service providers </li></ul><ul><li>Attendance at ceremonial and public functions </li></ul><ul><li>Attendance at forums and conferences </li></ul>
  7. 7. CONTACTS <ul><li>Canberra Rape Crisis Centre </li></ul><ul><li>(02) 6247 8071 (Business Line) </li></ul><ul><li>Confidential Address (Central) </li></ul><ul><li>(02) 6247 2525 </li></ul><ul><li>24 Hour Crisis Support </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  8. 8. Walk against Sexual Assault and Family Violence 2006 “ Whilst communities feel shame in admitting that Sexual Violence, Child Sexual Assault/Abuse occurs in their communities, there is more SHAME when communities do nothing about it.”  

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