Skip to content

Key resources

  • Bibliography
  • Health promotion
    Health promotion
  • Health practice
    Health practice
  • Programs
  • Conferences
  • Courses
  • Funding
  • Jobs
  • Organisations
  • Health Services MapHealth Services Map
Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin Alcohol and other drugs knowledge centre Yarning Places
  • Home
    • » Key resources and services
      • » Courses and training
        • » Diploma of Narrative Approaches for Aboriginal People (Counselling, Group and Community Work) (40559SA)

Diploma of Narrative Approaches for Aboriginal People (Counselling, Group and Community Work) (40559SA)



Target audience: Health and other community workers who want to add to their knowledge and skills in delivering counselling and social and emotional wellbeing (SEWB) services to Aboriginal families and communities. It is particularly suited to Aboriginal workers who are employed in various social and emotional wellbeing job roles in which counselling duties comprise a significant part of their work.

Course summary: This training is made up of 17 units of competency, including five units that focus specifically on narrative counselling. The remaining units cover co-morbidity, advocacy, crisis work, domestic and family violence, health promotion, strategic approaches to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, SEWB assessment and intervention, and responses to trauma. All of the units cover the application of the narrative approach to specific SEWB areas. For more detailed unit information, see the links below.

Fee payable: 

Delivery mode: Combination of one and two week study blocks for a total of eight weeks in each year.

Financial assistance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students: Yes


People Development Unit
Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc
182 - 190 Wakefield Street
Adelaide SA 5000
PO Box 7202
Hutt Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Ph: (08) 8406 1600
Fax: (08) 8227 0239
Email: Online form


Last updated: 8 June 2017
Return to top