Culturally Responsive Trauma Informed Management Training


Thank you for attending the training, for participating and for sharing.

Below are the PowerPoints, resources and further information.



Review | Coaching Session

The session will take place on 8 July, the Zoom link will be sent to you.

Please keep adding notes to your participant workbook as you take the learnings back into your work.  We look forward to seeing you at that session.


Please don't hesitate to reach out anytime if you have any questions:


CRTI Management Training Handout Slides


An Australian Story by Sigrid Herring  Download PDF


Blue Knot - Resources Page:




Kanyini (first 13 minutes)


This video was not shown or referred to in the training but a great resource, a short meditation created by Yamurrah.  Use for yourself, share with your colleagues, clients or anyone you think may benefit.


Yamurrah - A moment to heal ourselves



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Cozolino L., The Pocket Guide to Neuroscience for Clinicians (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2020)

Cozolino L., The Neuroscience of Human Relationships: Attachment and the Developing Social Brain, 2nd Ed, (New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2014)

Cranston S., Keller S. “Increasing the meaning quotient of work” (2013) (2013) McKinsey Q.

Csikszentmihalyi M., Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience (New York: Harper Perennial, 2008).

Damasio A., The Strange Order of Things: Life, Feeling, and the Making of Cultures (New York: Pantheon Books, 2018)

Kotler S., The Art of Impossible: A Peak Performance Primer (New York: Harper Collins, 2021)

Gold J., Ciorciarci J., “A Review on the Role of the Neuroscience of Flow States in the Modern World” (2020) Behav Sci 10(9)

Fullagar C., Kelloway E., “Flow at Work: An Experience Sampling Approach” (2010) Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology

Dietrich A., “Transient Frontality as a Mechanism for the Psychological Effects of Exercise” (2006) Psychiatry Research

Peifer C., “Psychophysiological Correlates of Flow-Experience” in S. Engeser, ed., Advances in Flow Research (New York: Springer, 2007).

Gaggioli A., et al “Networked Flow: A framework for understanding the dynamics of creative collaboration in educational and training settings” (2011) The Open Education Journal

Kotler S., “What are Flow Triggers? 22 Examples to Unlock Flow State” (August 23, 2023). Last viewed, 19 March 2024:

Lakoff G., “The neural theory of metaphor.” In Gibbs R., (ed) The Cambridge Handbook of Metaphor and Thought (Cambridge: CUP, 2008)

Black, C., Frederico, M., & Bamblett, M. (2019). Healing through connection: An Aboriginal community designed, developed and delivered cultural healing program for Aboriginal survivors of institutional child sexual abuse. The British journal of social work, 49(4), 1059-1080.

Gee, G., Dudgeon, P., Schultz, C., Hart, A., & Kelly, K. (2014). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social and emotional wellbeing. Working together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and wellbeing principles and practice, 2, 55-68.

Kerrigan, V., Lewis, N., Cass, A., Hefler, M., & Ralph, A. P. (2020). “How can I do more?” Cultural awareness training for hospital-based healthcare providers working with high Aboriginal caseload. BMC Medical Education, 20, 1-11.

Kezelman, C & Stavropoulos,P (2012) Translating the Insights: Implications for Trauma Specific and Trauma Informed Practise The Last Frontier: Practise Guidelines for the Treatment of Complex Trauma and Trauma Informed Care and Service Delivery, Adults Surviving Child Abuse

Lawrie, R and Cousins, C (2018) Reclaiming our safe ways of parenting how trauma research is supporting Aboriginal ways of child rearing


Reynolds, V. (2011). Resisting burnout with justice-doing. International Journal of Narrative Therapy & Community Work, (4), 27-45.

Reynolds, V. (2012). An ethical stance for justice-doing in community work and therapy. Journal of Systemic Therapies, 31(4), 18-33.

Swart, T., et al, Neuroscience for Leadership: Harnessing the Brain Gain Advantage (London: Palgrave McMillan, 2015)

Tucker, D., et al, “Social and Emotional Regulation”. In J. Grafman, K Holyoke & F. Boller (Eds.) Structure and functions of the human prefrontal cortex (New York: NY Academy of Sciences, 1995),

Sherwood, J. M. (2010). Do no harm: Decolonising Aboriginal health research (Doctoral dissertation, UNSW Sydney).

Stephen G., Silbert L., Hasson U., “Speaker-listener neural coupling underlies successful communication”

Terare, M., & Rawsthorne, M. (2020). Country is yarning to me: Worldview, health and well-being amongst Australian First Nations people. The British Journal of Social Work50(3), 944-960.


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