CASSE is proud to announce that Pamela Nathan, Director of CASSE's Aboriginal Australian Relations Program, will be the keynote speaker at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists' (RANZCP) Faculty of Psychotherapy Conference 2017.
"You're rampaging around the streets at night and no-one cares … you've got no-one looking after you".
A thirteen year old boy in Tennant Creek, whose father is being held on remand, awaiting trial for the alleged brutal murder of his mother in January this year, has 'gone off the rails'. He is a child whose life has been rampaged, ruptured, shattered and broken. His court appearance was devastating:
TRIGGER WARNING: This article discusses suicide. Too many of our communities bear the tragic burden of suicide. I am sharing the following two articles that offer important insights about people who may be at risk.
Image: Anglicare’s David Pugh closing the Indigenous Family Violence Policing Conference, displaying a shield made by the Men’s Tjilirra Movement (MTM). MTM Program Manager, Jamie Millier Tjupurrula […]
Today is Harmony Day, or, more correctly, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. To mark this important event, the United Nations human rights chief reminded Governments around the world that they have a legal obligation to stop hate speech ...
CASSE’s ground-breaking community psychoanalytic approach to Aboriginal mental health is achieving positive outcomes. The Men’s Tjilirra Movement (MTM), facilitated by CASSE and in collaboration with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), is leading cultural revival, changing minds and saving lives in the central western desert region of Australia. Ryan Liddle and the NITV team filmed a feature story about the inspiring men involved in this movement which premiered on 'Living Black' last week. Don't panic if you missed it - it will be replayed on Living Black on SBS on Monday 6th March at 5pm. Following is the story about the MTM which is published on the NITV website.
What does a nation that sees, hears and knows – that recognises – all of its peoples look like? Taking the day after recognition as a possible starting or end point, this symposium will journey through the unrecognised trails of trauma and shine a light on breakthroughs to achieve recognition, change minds and save lives.