ATTN: Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Closing the Gap, Women's & Men's Health Conferences will be postponed to February 2021.

We at ICS acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

To make things easier for our delegates, we have designed two specialized websites that can be accessed through your

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Indigenous Development Specialists (I.D.S.) by Dr Joseph Stone Lakota (Sioux) & Associates

Joseph B. Stone, PhD, Amskaapii-Pikuni & Lakota Clinical Psychologist & Addiction Specialist USA

This workshop is one of the The No Sundown for our Children training series. This training reinforces an Indigenous framework for community revitalisation.  Portions of westernised science are presented and examined. First People select what of westernised science they want to incorporate.  The focus is on ameliorating colonisation and historical trauma’s by products: addictive behaviour, interpersonal violence and suicide.

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