Cultural awareness recognises that we are all shaped by our cultural background, which influences how we interpret the world around us, perceive ourselves and relate to other people. You don't need to be an expert in every culture or have all the answers to be culturally aware; rather, cultural awareness helps you to explore cultural issues with your care recipients more sensitively.
This course offers an introduction to Australia's Aboriginal an Torres Strait Islander Peoples' health today. While fostering an understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, health impacts and determinants of health from a public health perspective, the course is designed to give you a deeper understanding of what impacts on the health, social, emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing of Australia's First Peoples.
This subject researches the foundations of First Australians Social and Emotional Wellbeing and discusses the meaning of health and wellbeing from the viewpoint of First Australians.