IAHA’s Cultural Responsiveness Approach: Realising, recognising and relating the value of culturally safe and responsive practice with Indigenous peoples

Facilitator: Kylie Stothers

Learning Objectives:

  • Engage in discussion and activities to build your cultural capabilities in working more effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples;
  • Engage in self-reflection about attitudes, beliefs and values and the impact on others;
  • Explore ways of knowing, being and doing that will enhance ability to be culturally responsive.

Education Methods:

This workshop will be interactive and participants will need to be open and willing to engage in a meaningful way to participate in self-reflective activities that examine one’s own personal/professional values, beliefs, experiences and knowledge’s that can shape interactions and practice.


Kylie Stothers is a mother of two children and a Jawoyn woman who was born and raised in Katherine, NT. Kylie comes from a large extended family with strong ties in Katherine and surrounding
communities. Kylie is the Workforce Development Manager at Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) and is a social worker who has worked throughout the Northern Territory for almost 20 years. She previously worked for the Centre for Remote Health/Flinders University NT at the Katherine site and her interests’ areas are in health workforce, working with children and families, health promotion, child protection, and contributing to supporting and growing our next generation of health professionals. Kylie is passionate about education, health and issues that relate to remote and rural Australia.

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