Training and Professional Development offered by the Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania

The Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania (MRC Tas) offers a number of training opportunities for organisations and individuals.

For workshop information, dates, and online registration, please visit the links below:


Cultural Awareness Training

Incidental counselling
Working with Interpreters

Working with people from a Refugee Background
Working with children from Refugee Backgrounds

MYAN – National Youth Settlement Framework


Each module is delivered by an experienced mental health professional and educator, a bicultural worker with a lived experience of migration to Tasmania, or a Phoenix Centre counsellor with experience working with adults and children who have experienced torture and/or trauma.


All presentations are dynamic, encourage engagement and discussion, refer to and use case scenarios, and attendees are expected to participate in small group work and experiential learning activities.

Handouts are provided to participants.

Suitable for

This professional development is for everyone who wants to improve their knowledge and skills to work more effectively with individuals, families or communities from culturally and linguistically diverse or migrant backgrounds. Some workshops are more in-depth and appropriate for workers providing direct client care.


Training programs are delivered onsite at the MRC Tasmania offices in Glenorchy and Launceston. Individuals can register and attend independently or as supported by their workplace.

Hobart office: KGV Sports and Community Centre, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street Glenorchy TAS 7010
Launceston office: 27 Paterson Street Launceston TAS 7250

An agency or school can request training be delivered at their workplace. The organisation can identify what would be most suitable for their staff development needs, and then contact the Training Coordinator to book training:


To register for a workshop, please fill out our online registration form.


Half day training (up to 4 hours on the same day) is $120 (full fee) or $100 (concession)

Full day training (up to 8 hours on the same day) is $220 (full fee) or $180 (concession)

SafeTALK is subsidised by Primary Health Tasmania under the Australian Government Primary Health Networks Program. The cost is $75 per person (excluding GST).