October 22, 2019
Carlina Black, Margarita Frederico, Muriel Bamblett
It’s a year since the national apology to victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse. While national apologies can acknowledge survivors, sorry is just the beginning. Access to healing is needed.
Our research shows a program that strengthens culture and connection for Aboriginal survivors can be more meaningful than mainstream counseling. We’ve shown it’s a successful way to deliver cultural healing.
The context is important
There are an estimated 60,000 survivors of institutional child sexual abuse in Australia. Based on the private sessions held as