Performance Evidence Knowledge Evidence CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal andor

Performance evidence knowledge evidence chcdiv002

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Performance Evidence Knowledge Evidence CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Element 1 Identify cultural safety issues in the workplace Element 2 Model cultural safety in own work Element 3 Develop strategies for improved cultural safety Performance Evidence Knowledge Evidence Question 1 To complete this task refer to (pp.1 - 11) of your reading: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander: Social and Emotional Wellbeing . a) How are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people defined? Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people refers to persons of Aboriginals and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and are accepted as such by the community in which they live. 22 E arl y Childhood E duca t ion and Care . © I CCC Resources v8
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CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence and CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety. Theory Tasks b) List the three key factors that should be considered when exploring concepts of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander wellbeing. 1. The wide-ranging impact of European colonization 2. The influence of geographical and cultural dimensions on individuals and communities. 3. The barriers, historical and current, to obtaining a comprehension picture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and wellbeing. c) Provide an example for each of the following impacts on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people due to the European settlement. i. Loss of land They were forced off their traditional lands, away from their active hunter- gatherer lifestyle. There groups resisted the seizure of their lands, resulting in violence. They died from infectious diseases brought into the country in Europeans. ii. Loss of culture They were moved to missions or reserves, where they were forbidden to speak their own language or maintain their cultural practices. Many lost their language and cultural identity as they were expected to adopt European dress, language, religion, lifestyle and cultural values. iii. Loss of kinship/family ties Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children were forcibly removed from their families and communities, to be raised in institutions or by foster families of European background. Many were prevented from having any contact with their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family, even by letter -some later tried to reunite with their families, with mixed results. d) Living in situations of homelessness, poverty or unemployment increases the severity of physical and mental illnesses. List four factors which contribute to the increase of physical and mental illness of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander individuals and communities? Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander live in situations of socio-economic disadvantage, including homelessness, poverty or unemployment. Such settings are associated with higher levels of poor nutrition, excessive alcohol consumption, smoking and lack of physical activity. These factors contribute
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