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Community Development with Refugee Communities

Dates

10 March 2017

9.30am-4.30pm

Cost

$149 Regular
$104.30 Student/Concession

Price includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

Registrations essential

All registrations are online. You can elect to pay immediately with your credit card or request an invoice to pay by cheque or make a transfer to STARTTS’ bank account. Please click on the ‘Register now’ button above. A confirmation email will be sent to you automatically. Call STARTTS on (02) 9794 1900 and ask for the Training Administration Officer if you have any questions.

Workshop outline

State terrorism and organised violence target the very essence of community relationships. When relationships are affected communities fragment and a lack of trust affects social interactions. This very informative one-day workshop is designed to address the impact of trauma and state terrorism on communities and provide guidance for liaising with refugee groups.

Workshop program

  • STARTTS and Community Development
  • Community Development: Definitions, Models, Processes
  • Impacts on Refugee Communities: Trauma, Migration and Settlement
  • Working Effectively with Refugee Communities
  • Case Studies

Target group

Suitable for community workers and social workers wishing to develop professional skills in community development with refugee communities in Australia. Participants will need to have an existing understanding of basic community development principles.

STARTTS – 152-168 The Horsley Drive Carramar NSW

On-site parking is available. Drive into Mitchell St at the cross-road with The Horsley Drive. Turn into the driveway on the right between Fairfield Community Health Centre and the Ambulance Station. Follow the signs to STARTTS.

The Carramar site is approximately 10 minutes walk from Carramar station and 15 minutes from Fairfield station. Alternatively, take the 904 or 905 bus from Fairfield station.

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Building M
Newcastle TAFE Campus
266 Maitland Road, Tighes Hill Newcastle

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A photocopy or pdf of a valid full-time student card must be forwarded with registration form if the student price is being paid. Workshops have a limited number of participants. Registrations close 24 hours before the event in Carramar and 48 hours before the event in regional areas. A receipt will be mailed to you once payment has been received. Registrations may be cancelled up to 14 working days prior to the day of the event with a full refund. Cancellations giving less than 14 working days notice will incur a 30% cancellation fee to cover administration costs. Fees will not be refunded for cancellations the day before or on the day of the event, nor can the registration be transferred to another workshop. If a minimum number of participants is not reached, a workshop may be cancelled. Participants may transfer to another workshop or request the return of payment if a workshop is cancelled.