Culturally Responsive Practice (Remote learning) November 2020

Culturally Responsive Practice: Working with young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds.

This in-depth training, now delivered remotely in two 90 minute sessions, explores the essential skills and knowledge required for effective work with young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. The training modules are designed to be applicable across a broad range of sectors and for work with young people from any community. Participants will improve their confidence and capacity to provide a culturally inclusive and responsive service for young people.

The training program includes two modules:

Culturally Competent Youth Practice

Explore concepts of culture and identity, learn about the cultural competency framework, reflect on cross-cultural interactions and communication skills and identify and apply cultural competency practice strategies to support effective work with young people.

Young People and Settlement

Identify key pre-settlement experiences for young people, particularly those with a refugee background, explore factors that impact on good settlement for young people, identify and apply strategies for supporting good settlement.

What people have said:

“A really eye-opening session that raised valuable questions and left me feeling confident and inspired”

– Participant

“It was very comprehensive for a one-day training. Suitable for all levels of experience in the services”

– Participant

“The cultural competency training session facilitated by CMY for our volunteers was informative, relevant, thoughtful and engaging. The session was delivered with passion and will really help to ensure that all of our programs remain inclusive and sensitive towards all participants. Our leaders left the session motivated and inspired.”

– James Vilinsky, Youth Leadership & Development Unit, YMCA

We acknowledge the Wurundjeri people and other peoples of the Kulin nation as the traditional owners of the land on which our work in the community takes place. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

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