CQUniversity Australia

Engaging Indigenous people within Higher Ed

CQUniversity's Office of Indigenous Engagement recently hosted a visit from the Oodgeroo Unit of Queensland University of Technology (QUT), at Rockhampton Campus.

Professor Anita Lee Hong, Director of the Oodgeroo Unit, and Lone Pearce, Project Officer, met with Office of Indigenous Engagement staff to discuss employment issues and best practice models for engaging Indigenous people within the higher education sector, including governance matters.

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Workshop offers intro to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy 

Social work, counselling and psychology professionals are invited to converge on Bundaberg for a professional development workshop by world-renowned health professional and life coach Dr Russ Harris.

CQUniversity is supporting delivery of this Queensland Health initiative by hosting the 'Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy' workshop at Bundaberg Campus.

The workshop on the weekend of July 20-21 could also interest general health practitioners and Allied Health students, as it can assist those working with clients who are experiencing a range of difficult thoughts and feelings, including those experienced after a traumatic event. 

For registration please contact annabelle_heggaton@hotmail.com .

Since 2005, Dr Harris has been providing ACT training for over 14,000 Australian therapists, coaches, and other health professionals. He has also authored four ACT-based self-help books, and two ACT textbooks. The Happiness Trap is the most widely-translated ACT book in the world; now available in over 30 languages.

For details phone Madonna Chesham via 0433 313 902.