Culturally Responsive Trauma Informed Practice

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Below are the PowerPoints, resources and further information.  Please don't hesitate to reach out anytime if you have any questions:



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.


PowerPoint - CRTIP 2024 - Sydney - 8-9 May 24



An Australian Story by Sigrid Herring


Blue Knot - Resources Page:

The wayfinders: Why ancient wisdom matters in the modern world

Why weren't we told?: A personal search for the truth about our history, Henry Reynolds, (No Title), 1999

The body keeps the score: Brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma, Bessel Van der Kolk




Decolonisation is for everyone - Nikki Sanchez


How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime - Nadine Burke Harris


Dr Daniel Siegel presenting a Hand Model of the Brain


Yamurrah - A moment to heal ourselves


Kanyini (first 13 minutes)




ACMAG, 2017, Adverse childhood experienced influence adult health status

Allan Wade 1997

An Australian Story, Sigrid Herring

Atkinson, 2013, P: 2

Australian Childhood Foundation, 2019

Bob Randall (2006) “Songman”

Brain Development & Trauma -

Burbank, (1994) Fighting Women: Anger & Aggression in Aboriginal Australia

Brondolo et al., 2003; Kessler et al., 1999; Krieger, 1999, 2000; Paradies, 2006a; Pascoe & Richman, 2009; Williams & Mohammed, 2009; Williams et al., 2003

Bruce Perry

Chelsea Watego 2021

Costello & Backhouse, 2019a for additional references and more detailed discussion

D. M. Macedo , L. G. Smithers , R. M. Roberts , Y. Paradies and L. M. Jamieson 2019

Deb Dana, Glimmers

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V)

Gauthier de Beco THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMAN RIGHTS 2020, VOL. 24, NO. 5, 593–614

Gee, Dudgeon, Schultz, Hart and Kelly, 2013 Artist: Tristan Schultz, RelativeCreative

Jonathan M. Wicks, ASW, 2021-22, The Trauma Wheel

Judith Herman, 1992, p. 159

Judy Atkinson (2002) Trauma Trails Recreating Songlines

Kezelman, C & Stavropoulos,P (2012)

KPMG, 2016  -

Law 2000, from the work of Bruce Perry and Peter Levine

Lawrie and Cousins (2018) Reclaiming Our Safe Ways of Parenting – How Trauma Research is supporting Aboriginal ways of child rearing

Letty Funston, Services and Power

Lloyd et al., 2002; Lonne, 2003; Maslach et al., 2001; Cordes and Dougherty, 1993; Lee and Ashforth, 1993; Lloyd et al, 2002; Barak et al, 2009; Ray et al, 2013; Brady et al, 1999; Osofsky, 2011; Braley, 2010; Neuman and Gamble, 1995; Choi, 2011; Lonergan et al, 2004; Pistorius, 2006; Van Deusen and Way, 2006; McElvaney and Tatlow-Golden, 2016 - Organisational risk and protective factors

Pearlman & Saakvitne 1995

Reynolds 2002, 2008, 2010a

Roth, W.E (1984) The Qld Aboriginies, vol.11, Bulletins 1-8, North Queensland Ethnology from the Home Secretary's Dept - Brisbane 1901-1908, Melbourne: Hesperian Press

Rowena Lawrie, 2010

Rowena Lawrie, Yamurrah, The River Ecology

Rowena Lawrie & Caroline Cousins

Artist Shirley Minyingarla – Pandandus Dilly Bag

S Willson 2009 - M Terare 2020

The Healing Foundation

Tolliday et al 2018

Trauma Informed Care Model when working with Aboriginal people:  Natalie Short, Lani Brennen and Ada McGrady, 2016

Wade Davis, House of Anansi, 2009

Yamurrah and Tuned In Consultancy



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