Vision & Purpose

An engagement process was conducted with the social and emotional wellbeing (SEWB) workforce and other stakeholders to develop the core functionality of the Centre. This was conducted in 2019.
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VISION

To embed the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander wellbeing model within the mental health sector, services are culturally safe, ensuring that there isn’t a wrong door for Aboriginal people to access support and services which will assist in their healing and recovery.
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PURPOSE

Lead - Provide Aboriginal leadership in building an evidence base, advocacy and advice in leading Aboriginal Social and Emotional Wellbeing reform in Victoria
Empower - The workforce (both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal) through training, tools and promising practice to enhance knowledge and practice of methods that embed the elements of social and emotional wellbeing
Collaborate - Aboriginal communities, ACCOs, other Aboriginal stakeholders, mainstream providers and Governments to ensure that all services are working towards providing culturally safe social and emotional wellbeing services
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PRINCIPLES

Self determination
Voice
Connect
Influence
Sustainability
Opportunity
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PILLARS

Promotion & prevention
SEWB practice & framework
Workforce development
Research & evaluation
Policy & advocacy