This one-day workshop will give participants a greater understanding of the impact of torture and refugee trauma on group participation and dynamics, and how it can be effectively managed. It will cover the general principles of group facilitation in a cross-cultural context; and the things to be aware of and techniques to create a safe and engaging learning experience, to encourage a meaningful exchange of ideas, and to involve each member in thinking through different issues. Group facilitation tools and practical exercises to encourage meaningful participation will also be covered.
- The refugee experience
- Benefits of group work
- Torture and refugee trauma and group dynamics
- Stages of group development
- Recovery principles
- Effective cross-cultural communication
- Fostering participation
- Managing conflict and other issues
Suitable for community workers, social workers, project and team leaders, trainers and educators interested in facilitating groups 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.
152-168 The Horsley Drive
Carramar NSW 2163
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