'Foot Steps to Healthy Families' pictured above is a story of the journey of engaging and maintaining Aboriginal people/families into family therapy healing/practices to bring about strong and healthy individuals, families and communities. The painting highlights the need for more Indigenous therapists and also demands that current Aboriginal health workers be recognised for their often innate healing qualities that are also undervalued. The larger number of Aboriginal figures than non-Aboriginal figures has demonstrated this, which is in opposition to the current trend. Read more
Artwork and story by Joanne Dwyer (2008) for the Indigenous Program
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