ABOUT THE FACILITATOR

 

Mel Brown is an Aboriginal Ngunnawal women who is the CEO of Spirit Dreaming Pty Ltd and the Director of Spirit Dreaming Inc.

 

Qualifications

  • Master of Indigenous Studies – Trauma and Healing, Southern  Cross University, Lismore, NSW. (Mindgs)

  • Cert IV TAE—Highly skilled in group work facilitation and Aboriginal education, healing and wellbeing workshops.

  • National Facilitator for Aboriginal Building Connections “Train the Trainer” programs, funded by Attorney Generals Dept, training trainers across Australia.

  • Aboriginal Counsellor.

  • Cert III—Aboriginal Mentoring.

  • Qualified in Digital Storytelling and Self Publishing techniques – Trained by the Secretariat of Aboriginal and Islander Childcare (SNAICC) and further skills in the area of digital media.

  • 10 years of management and consultancy skills and running own business.

  • 10 years child protection experience, including 4 years of management.

  • ACT Public Service Award for  “Most Improved Services to Aboriginal Families and Young People” – ACT.

  • NSW Industry and Investment— recognised as one of the top 8 Aboriginal Business women, 2011.

 

Trainer’s Cultural Authority 

     

     Mel Brown’s cultural authority is as follows;

  • Known and respected within Ngunnawal and Bundjalung Aboriginal communities.

  • Provider of Aboriginal cultural education and wellbeing workshops for over 10 years.

  • Successful Author and writer for a range of magazines nationally and internationally in relation to the topic of Aboriginal cultural education, transgenerational trauma and spiritual topics.

  • International and national Speaker and Conference Presenter regarding Aboriginal healing and wellbeing programs, Aboriginal engagement practices, and innovative best practice initiatives to increase Aboriginal participation in organisation.

  • Mel has a range of Aboriginal educational and wellbeing resources distributed internationally and nationally by two of the worlds largest distributors in wellbeing and selfhelp publications.

Book Signings

at the

International World Book Expo 

New York City

2013

CONTACT SPIRIT DREAMING

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING...

"The training was truly inspiring and has helped to further motivate my passion for assisting my clients".

-Emma E

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Ph - 0428 657 116

Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
michael@spiritdreaming.com.au

mel@spiritdreaming.com.au

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