Cultural awareness for lawyers – Aboriginal clients and stakeholders – 1 CPD Unit

$99.00

Do you know how to assist aboriginal clients and stakeholders? Being culturally aware is very important in order to build a trust relationship with aboriginal clients and stakeholders.

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Who is this course for?

All Lawyers.

What will you learn?

Do you know how to assist aboriginal clients and stakeholders? Being culturally aware is very important in order to build a trust relationship with aboriginal clients and stakeholders.

Our expert Hema Hariharan will guide you through:

  • What is cultural awareness and why is training important
  • What is culture shock
  • Examples where lawyers have not been culturally aware
  • Questions lawyers should and shouldn’t ask Aboriginal clients
  • How to provide legal advice to Aboriginal clients and stakeholders
  • How to communicate effectively and manage language barriers

How long is it going to take?

This is a 60 minute course in easy to consume sections, giving you the flexibility to learn when it fits your schedule.

Course Author: Hema Hariharan

Hema Hariharan is the Managing Practitioner Director of Arma Legal. She has over 14 years’ native title experience in New South Wales and Western Australia. Over the years Hema worked with a multi-disciplinary teams of lawyers, tenure specialists and researchers to deliver social and economic benefits to the Aboriginal people of New South Wales and Western Australia. Hema also has wide-ranging experience in policy research and development, cultural heritage protection and land management. At the forefront of Hema’s approach is an emphasis on collaborating with Aboriginal groups and other non-Aboriginal proponents to ensure mutually beneficial outcomes which in line with Aboriginal People achieving their social, cultural and economic aspirations.