• Mar
    Thu, 26 Mar 09:30 AM - Fri, 27 Mar 04:30 PM in Brunswick
    • Free
    Register10 places remaining

This two day workshop provides an approach to working with people from refugee backgrounds in a range of settings. Participants will gain incidental counselling and other skills for responding to difficult situations. The workshop involves presentations, practical exercises, role plays and discussions in large and small groups.

Content includes
  • Further examination of the impact of past and current trauma;
  • Exploring how we interpret and ‘make meaning’ of experience;
  • Incidental counselling skills for a range of potential situations;
  • The emotional responses of workers and implications for practice;
  • Building good working relationships with trauma clients; and
  • Cross-cultural considerations.

Suitable for

Only available to Nurses and Allied Health professionals.


Participants will be expected to have completed either a Foundation House Introductory workshop, or ‘Refugee and Asylum Seeking Experiences’ Online.

The online option is available free as a pre-requisite when you register for this workshop.


This program is funded for Nurses and Allied Health professionals through the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services. Therefore there is no cost to professionals working in these areas.
Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea included