The following are various articles I’ve come across relating to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and communities. Some of them directly relate to engagement and some are more general, addressing issues we should consider.
Articles available on the web.
Armstrong, S., Buckley, S., Lonsdale, M., Milgate, G., Bennetts Kneebone, L., Cook, L., & Skelton, F. (2012). Starting school: A strengths-based approach towards Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Camberwell, Vic: Australian Council for Educational Research. Available from http://research.acer.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1027&context=indigenous_education
Barbour, W., & Schlesinger, C. (2012). Who’s the boss?: Post-colonialism, ecological research and conservation management on Australian Indigenous lands. Ecological Management and Restoration, 13(1), 36-41. Available from https://onlinelibrary-wiley-com.ezproxy.newcastle.edu.au/doi/10.1111/j.1442-8903.2011.00632.x
Bennett, B., Zubrzycki, J., & Bacon, V. (2011). What Do We Know? The Experiences of Social Workers Working Alongside Aboriginal People. Australian Social Work, 64(1), 20-37. doi: 10.1080/0312407X.2010.511677 Available from https://www.researchgate.net/publication/254241078_What_Do_We_Know_The_Experiences_of_Social_Workers_Working_Alongside_Aboriginal_PeopleContinue reading