'building communities' capacity through empowerment, healing and leadership.'
NATIONAL EMPOWERMENT PROJECT
Building communities' capacity through empowerment and strengthening
cultural, social and emotional wellbeing.
Prof Pat Dudgeon on Elcho Island
June 21, 2015
Professor Pat Dudgeon was one of the National Mental Health Commissioners visiting Elcho Island and the Galiwin'ku team who deliver a disaster response to the community following cyclones. Professor Dudgeon said the Galiwin'ku program could be used as a case study for best practice, as it is an appropriate disaster response model, that is culturally appropriate, working in both western and traditional knowledges with excellent client care.