Cultural Competence in Working with People from Refugee Backgrounds
6 September 2019 | Carramar – Cancelled
This one day workshop will give participants a greater awareness of the key factors which impact on client-worker interactions such one’s worldview, privilege, bias and representation. Participants will come away with general knowledge of the socio-political contexts of the main countries of origin of refugees coming to Australia and how culture, identity and meaning are impacted by torture and other traumatic events, resettlement, interactions with the host culture and the Australian service provision context. The workshop will explore key worker attitudes and skills for working in a culturally competent and trauma informed manner with people from refugee backgrounds.
- Cultural competence and refugees
- Awareness: Culture, identity and meaning
- Knowledge: Torture and refugee trauma, resettlement and cultural transition
- Attitudes and Skills: Worker attributes and culturally competent communication
Relevant to anyone interested in being able to work with cultural competence with people from refugee backgrounds.
$249 full | $199 concession
The workshop fee includes entrance to the workshop for the one day, a certificate of attendance, a printed copy of the PowerPoint slides, and morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.
Large Group Room
152-168 The Horsley Drive
Carramar NSW 2163
Coffs Harbour Golf Club
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
Parking: Some onsite parking available (enter off Mitchell St), free street parking
Train: Fairfield train station is a 20 minute walk, Carramar train station is a 10 minute walk
Bus: 904 or 905 from Fairfield train station
A certificate for the one-day workshop will be emailed after the event to attendees who signed on.
CPD hours = 7
This workshop adheres to the continuing professional development standards of most professional bodies. Please check the CPD policy of your professional body.
CPD formal endorsements
Payment of the registration fee is online by credit card and a receipt/confirmation will be automatically emailed to you. An administration fee of $30 applies to all cancellations made more than 14 days before the event. Registration once paid cannot be cancelled 14 days or less before the event, regardless of personal circumstances. Registration can be transferred to another delegate only if STARTTS is informed of the name change. Registration can be transferred to a different workshop only if notice is given to STARTTS 14 days before the date of the original event the delegate registered for. The concession price is for full-time students and pensioners only and a photocopy or pdf of a valid concession card must be forwarded to the STARTTS training team upon registration. Registrations will not be confirmed until full payment is received. The STARTTS Training Team can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or (02) 9646 6700.
Phone: (02) 9646 6700 Ask for the Training Administration Officer