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August 2018

Young Men’s Group (15-24 years old)

August 28 @3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until 11/12/18

YMCA, 8A Constance Ave
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Are you aged 15 – 24 years old? Come along for basketball, gym and Futsal! For more information contact Jonathan, MRC Youth Support Worker on 0447283712 or youth@mrctas.org.au   Click here to download the Young Men's Group Flyer

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Hobart Community Legal Service at MRC Tas (by appointment)

August 29
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until 28/11/18

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Would talking with a lawyer help you? If you’re from a migrant and refugee background, you can talk to a lawyer from Hobart Community Legal Service at MRC Tas. By appointment on the last Wednesday of each month you can: Find out what the law is on different topics Talk to a lawyer about a legal problem Get advice or help for court Language support provided as needed. To book an appointment: Call Clarissa on (03) 6221 0999 For an…

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Cultural Awareness Training – HOBART

August 30 @9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 06/12/18 at 9:30am

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Cultural Awareness Training provides the foundational knowledge and understanding needed to work effectively with people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.   This 3 hour workshop will cover: the broad concepts of ‘culture’ and cultural awareness definitions and terms used in migration contexts immigration to Australia and Tasmania Tasmania’s current demographics, including diversity in languages and religions experiences of people subject to forced migration common refugee experiences prior to arrival in Australia basic definitions regarding trauma cross-cultural communication skills communication…

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Incidental Counselling – HOBART

August 30 @1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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This workshop will provide participants with incidental counselling and other skills for handling difficult and distressing situations. This workshop provides an approach to working with people from a refugee and asylum seeker background in a range of settings. This 3 hour workshop will cover: Further examination of the impact of past trauma and current trauma Incidental counselling skills for a range of potential situations Emotional responses of workers and indications for practice Building good working relationships with traumatised clients Cross-cultural…

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Become a Learner Driver Mentor – Information Session

August 31 @12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until 30/11/18

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Do you have 2 hours a week? Become a Learner Driver Mentor! MRC Tas has 2 duel controlled cars, fully insured and we provide petrol too! Learner Driver Mentors provide on-road driving sessions to learner drivers eligible for the L1 or L2 program using their time, ongoing knowledge and skill development, and the dual controlled MRC Tas learner cars. Learner Driver Mentors work as a team directed by a program coordinator, in collaboration with a driving instructor, and driving assessors.…

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September 2018

Finding a Volunteer for Driving Lessons – Information Session

September 7 @11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:30am on day First of the month, repeating until 02/11/18

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Did you know MRC Tas has TWO cars for driving practice? Do you need a volunteer to help with driving? Come along to an information session to find out how to look for a driving volunteer. When: First Friday of each month 11:30am-12:30pm in English and language support available on request Where: Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street, Glenorchy Contact: Cloudia on (03) 6221 0999 or email driving@mrctas.org.au For an interpreter (TIS) call 131 450 To use…

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Cultural Awareness Training – LAUNCESTON

September 20 @9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Launceston Office: Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, 27 Paterson Street
Launceston, TAS 7250 Australia
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Cultural Awareness Training provides the foundational knowledge and understanding needed to work effectively with people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.   This 3 hour workshop will cover: the broad concepts of ‘culture’ and cultural awareness definitions and terms used in migration contexts immigration to Australia and Tasmania Tasmania’s current demographics, including diversity in languages and religions experiences of people subject to forced migration common refugee experiences prior to arrival in Australia basic definitions regarding trauma cross-cultural communication skills communication…

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Working with Interpreters – LAUNCESTON

September 20 @1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Launceston Office: Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, 27 Paterson Street
Launceston, TAS 7250 Australia
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The Working with Interpreters workshop will provide participants with greater understanding, knowledge and skills required to work with interpreters when providing services to people who do not speak English well or at all.   This 2 hour workshop will cover: Overview of legislation and policy Resources and practice guides available Role of interpreters Role of clinician or service provider Accessing interpreter services Strategies for communication Case scenarios and role plays Culturally appropriate assessment and interview resources, and The Migrant Resource…

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Working with CALD Youth – Training (Hobart)

September 24 @1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre, 1 Davies Ave, Queens Domain
Hobart, TAS 7000 Australia
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One in four Australian young people are from a refugee or migrant background. Their engagement as active citizens in Australian society has significant and long-term benefits for each young person, their families, communities, and a diverse and socially cohesive Australia. However, young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds often face particular challenges in accessing the support and opportunities they need, including access and engagement with organised sports. This training recognises that sport is an effective tool for engaging young people,…

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Cars, Driving and the Law

September 28 @10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on 28/09/18 at 10:00am

One event on 14/12/18 at 10:00am

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Learn about driving and ask Hobart Community Legal Service questions about driving laws. Learn about: accidents, car registration, speeding, buying and selling cars, rules about alcohol and driving, and more. Where: Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street, Glenorchy When: Last Friday of each school term from 10am – 11:30am Term 2: Friday 6 July Term 3: Friday 28 September Term 4: Friday 14 December Contact: Cloudia on (03) 6221 0999 or email driving@mrctas.org.au For an interpreter (TIS)…

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