PUBLIC TALK: “The same mistakes again and again” - Intergenerational Violence, Intergenerational Trauma, Intergenerational Incarceration - a privileged view from the inside.
|“The same mistakes again and again” - Intergenerational Violence, Intergenerational Trauma, Intergenerational Incarceration - a privileged view from the inside.
In this lecture Emeritus Professor Judy Atkinson will reflect on her experiences working with Indigenous women to heal the pain and disorders that arise from the experience of intergenerational violence and trauma.
Judy Atkinson identifies as a Jiman/Bundjalung (Aboriginal Australian) woman. With a PhD from QUT, her primary academic and research focus is in the area of violence and relational trauma, and healing for Indigenous, and indeed all peoples. Judy was awarded the Carrick (Neville Bonner) Award in 2006 and in 2011 the Fritz Redlich award for Mental Health and Human Rights from the Harvard University Global Mental health Trauma and Recovery program. Her book 'Trauma Trails – Recreating Songlines: The transgenerational effects of Trauma in Indigenous Australia', was sub-listed for a human rights award.
Cost: FREE, RSVP online https://www.ias.uwa.edu.au/lectures/atkinson
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