CASSE Australia – Creating A Safe Supportive Environment
A reconciled Australia, with a two-way cultural heritage, living and dreaming together.
Changing minds and saving lives by using psychoanalytic approaches to violence, trauma and healing.
Our Core Work
By changing minds and spirit, we are saving lives. It is this simple belief which guides our work every day.
Our annual dreams
To take 60-100 youth per year on cultural healing Shields For Living,Tools for Life camps to make traditional tools every year.
To hold day cultural healing camps for the town at-risk youth a day a week at our Desert Knowledge site.
To be in Youth Detention Alice Springs one day a week to deliver traditional tool making.
What we deliver
Through our programs and resources we create spaces for intercultural exchange and understanding.
CASSE respectfully acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of the lands on which we meet and work.
CULTURAL CAMPS AND TRADITIONAL TOOL MAKING
The Men’s Tjilirra Movement has partnered CASSE with Aboriginal communities in Haasts Bluff (Ikuntji), Mt Liebig (Amunturrngu), Kintore (Walungurru), Papunya (Warumpi) and Kiwirrkurra in Australia’s central western desert region. CASSE’s ‘Shields for Living, Tools for Life’ program delivers cultural camps for high-risk youth in Alice Springs at Desert Knowledge Australia, Willowra, Santa Teresa, Snow Bore, Titjikala, Tempe Downs, Lajamanu, Finke, Mutitjulu and Imanpa.