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Launceston Office: Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania

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27 Paterson Street
Launceston, TAS 7250 Australia
03 6724 2820 www.mrctas.org.au

September 2018

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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November 2018

Working with CALD Youth training – LAUNCESTON

November 22 @9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Launceston Office: Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, 27 Paterson Street
Launceston, TAS 7250 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. Their settlement needs are distinct from adults and they commonly face additional and more complex transitions than their Australian-born counterparts.…

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