Intensive Introduction for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

  • Nov
    29
    Thu, 29 Nov 09:30 AM - Fri, 30 Nov 04:30 PM in Brunswick
    Free
    Register1 place remaining

This two day intensive introduction includes common physical and emotional health issues which are a result of refugee experiences; refugee health and settlement services; and other important services and resources.

Content includes:

  • Understanding Australia’s humanitarian program and recent refugee and asylum seeker arrival patterns, within a broader policy context;
  • Exploring issues in working cross culturally;
  • Exploring the Foundation House Framework for Recovery regarding the impact of torture and trauma and the basis for interventions;
  • Overview of relevant services for people from refugee backgrounds and referral processes;
  • Approaches to refugee health assessments; and
  • Appropriate interventions for common health issues.

Suitable for
Nurses and Allied Health Professionals working with people from refugee backgrounds in a variety of settings.