Tharawal Social and Emotional Wellbeing
187 Riverside Drive, Airds, NSW 2560
Tharawal’s Social & Emotional Wellbeing unit has employed a passionate team to help their local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, better manage their social and emotional wellbeing. The team is made up of 1 x Dual Mental Health & AOD Worker (Female), 1x AOD worker (Female), Social Support Worker (Female), 3x Psychologist’s (Female), 2x Counsellors (Female), 1x Youth Worker (Male).
What is Social and Emotional Wellbeing?
The term “social and emotional wellbeing” is used by many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to describe the social, emotional, spiritual, and cultural wellbeing of a person.
The term recognises that connection to land, culture, spirituality, family, and community are important to people and can impact on their wellbeing.
It also recognises that a person’s social and emotional wellbeing is influenced by policies and past events.
There are many different factors that can impact on a person’s social and emotional wellbeing.
These can range from normal everyday stresses to major life events.
Supporting and promoting the social, emotional, spiritual, and cultural wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people and community.
We work from a belief that connection to land, culture, spirituality, family, and community are important to people and impact their wellbeing.
- Case Management
- Case Coordination
- Mental Health
- Physical Health
- Legal Outreach
- Centrelink Outreach
- Housing Outreach
- Community Support
- Social Support
- Drug and Alcohol
- Art therapy
We accept referrals from individuals and services within the community. Individuals can contact us to discuss the support we can provide on 02 4624 9430. Services can fill out our referral form and email it to email@example.com
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Psychology and Counselling
Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation has a number of psychologists and counsellors who can help support you with whatever difficulties life throws your way.
The Psychology and Counselling team is trained in delivering Cognitive BehaviouralTherapy, Person-Centred Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Trauma-Informed care.
At Tharawal, we offer a culturally safe space for you to yarn about mental health difficulties related to:
If you are feeling down, worried or alone, don’t be shame to reach out for help. Get in touch with the Social Emotional Wellbeing Team and they can book you an appointment.
Outreach Services at Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation – Located in the SEWB Building
NSW Housing – Every Tuesday 10:00am–3:30pm
Centrelink – Wednesday Fortnightly 10:00am–12:00pm
Legal Advice – Every Thursday of each month – 10:00am-12:00pm
SMART Recovery – Fridays 11:00am-12:30pm
COLLABORATING ACROSS SERVICES:
A CASE STUDY OF THARAWAL ABORIGINAL CORPORATION & SWSLHD
How Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation and South Western Sydney Local Health District work together to achieve better outcomes for mental health clients.
HEALING THROUGH ART: A CASE STUDY OF THARAWAL ABORIGINAL CORPORATION
How art therapy helps Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation’s mental health clients to feel safe and access other supports, including clinical services.
CARING FOR THE WHOLE PERSON: A CASE STUDY OF THARAWAL ABORIGINAL CORPORATION
Why Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation takes a holistic approach to caring for its community members.