PRESENTED BY: Samantha Wild
Samantha is a proud Wakka Wakka and South Sea Islander woman and draws from her own personal experiences to influence and inspire change for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Samantha is Director of Awakening Cultural Ways, focusing on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander policy and program development in relation to social and emotional wellbeing, mental health and cultural healing frameworks.
In this presentation, Samantha explores the cultural considerations which impact on violence prevention in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. The presentation explore trauma-informed practice and the emerging research in cultural response frameworks.