Christianity, Disability and Indigenity: What do these mean for person-directed practice?

  • Short, M. (Organiser)
  • O'Sullivan, D. (Facilitator)
  • Brook Prentis (Invited speaker)
  • Kathie Naden (Participant)
  • Janet McKinney (Participant)
  • Jenny Wright (Participant)
  • Karen King (Participant)
  • Benjamin Iffland (Participant)
  • Pickard, S. (Participant)
  • Mark Short (Participant)
  • Brad Braithwaite (Participant)
  • Jeremy Halcrow (Member)
  • Andrea de Vaal Horciu (Member)

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A professional development opportunity suitable for carers, people accessing services, professionals, social workers, public servants, policymakers, advisors and politicians interested in the human services industry.

Monica Short and Dominic O’Sullivan both lectured and then lead two panels. The first panel included: Aboriginal Christian leader, Wakka Wakka woman and CEO of Common Grace, Brooke Prentis; Arabana woman of South Australia, Christian leader within the Aboriginal Evangelical Fellowship of Australia and Community Engagement Officer, Kathryn Naden; and CSU Associate Professor Dominic O’Sullivan.

The second panel included: chair of Embracing Ministries Committee, Janet McKinney; IRPH Radio Announcer and Interviewer, Jenny Wright; and clergy spouse, local member of the Anglican church and public servant, Karen King. All panel members identify as living with disabilities.

Partners: Anglicare NSW South, NSW West and ACT; IRPH radio station; Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture; Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn; Common Grace; and Embracing Ministries.
Period10 Sep 2020
Event typeOnline presentation
LocationCanberra, Australia, Australian Capital Territory
Degree of RecognitionRegional