“HOW can we show respect to self without disrespecting others?” That was just one of the questions posed to a group of Kepnock State High School Indigenous students as part of an eight-week Cultural Healing program delivered by IWC.
IWC is an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation which offers a holistic model of whole-of-person care including Health & Medical, Family & Community, and Cultural Healing services. It is committed to delivering Reconciliation in Action every day. IWC services support schools right across the Bundaberg and Wide Bay Burnett regions.
“We were asked by Kepnock SHS to provide a tailored program for students in Years 7 to 11 which would address some of the key challenges facing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth today,” said IWC CEO Ara Harathunian.
“The program we delivered asked the students about what culture and identity means to them, about family and community, and we ta