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Gaby Bruning is an independent presenter who has experience working with Aboriginal clients in the AOD sector as an AOD Clinician and Harm Reduction Practitioner

Em: gabylbruning@gmail.com
Aug 17
Trauma and Harm Reduction in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples
clock Duration: 2 hours
location Delivery Mode: Online

This Training is Now Full

An interactive conversation about how trauma can affect Aboriginal clients and engage with Aboriginal clients seeking AOD support while following the principles of Harm Reduction.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

10:00am – 12:00pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Cultural Sensitivity, Harm Reduction, Trauma
  • Priority Population: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Age Group: All
  • Location: 

    Online (Zoom registration link is found on the enrolment confirmation page)

About this training:

IMPORTANT: registrations for training will become live approximately two months prior to start of training. To enrol in this or any training, you must click the link below and fill in the registration. If you do not complete the registration, you will not have a place in the training. If you experience a broken link, please get in touch with us at elevate@vaada.org.au


This is an interactive conversation about trauma and harm reduction when supporting Aboriginal clients. These sessions allow for a safe space to ask any questions about working with Aboriginal clients who are experiencing trauma while following the principles of harm reduction.

By attending this session, we hope you can walk away with a better understanding of the impacts of intergenerational trauma, engaging with Aboriginal clients in a culturally safe way, and the importance of harm reduction.

Provider: Gaby Bruning

Eligibility Criteria

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.