Trauma Awareness for Teaching Dance

Ausdance ACT Dance Week event
with Glenn Flanagan, Team Leader, Training and Development, Companion House
Belconnen Arts Centre
2-5pm Friday 7 May 2021

Applications due 4pm Thursday 29 April 2021

If you are interested in developing your dance teaching skills, this three hour training program could be for you. It is focussed on an awareness of how to best teach dance to people of all ages, from refugee and other trauma backgrounds.

Barbie speaks with Glenn Flanagan from Companion House
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Dark Histories Bright Futures

A women’s forum as part of National Refugee Week and in conjunction with an exhibition by Hangama Obaidullah, Street Children of Kabul and other works – Tuggeranong Arts Centre, Thursday 21 June at 6pm

This was an excellent forum focused on women’s issues but for an audience of both men and women. Striking statistics on domestic violence and Information about the parlous conditions of some immigrant workers were presented respectively by Barb Baikie, President of the National Council of Women Australia and Heather Moore National Policy & Advocacy Coordinator – Freedom Partnership for The Salvation Army. Continue Reading“Dark Histories Bright Futures”