Sjoberg, D., & McDermott, D. (2014). Having the Hard Conversations. The Lime Network.

The second Slice of LIME Seminar was presented by Professor Dennis McDermott & Mr Dave Sjoberg from the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health and Well-Being at Flinders University South Australia, on 12th August 2014. It focused on cultural safety in health professions, & explored pedagogical methods for addressing issues such as racism, white privilege & stereotyping of Indigenous people, as encountered when teaching health science students.

Topics discussed included: Equipping students to challenge cultural safety policies & institutional racism in a safe way; Working with health students & professionals to deconstruct language to deal with racism; Engagement with resistant, uncritical & racist responses to Indigenous health curriculum & creating safe space for these conversations; Decolonising minds of students & institutions; & Organisational change – addressing institutional barriers to deliver successful Indigenous health teaching.