This book is a guide to inform and support non-Yolŋu practitioners in their work with Yolŋu people affected by family violence to work in ways that are culturally safe and socially accountable.
This booklet attempts to put forward a practical approach to working with family violence in Yolŋu communities by providing:
1. Background information about family violence and gurruṯu
2. A rationale for the gurruṯu-centred approach
3. Key practices or ways of working in a gurruṯu-centred approach
4. A glossary of Yolŋu matha words and terms