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ReturnToWorkSA

400 King William Street

Adelaide, SA 5000

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Increase your understanding of how different cultural backgrounds and attitudes towards illness, disability and mental health affects the return to work journey. Learn how to overcome cultural barriers respectfully to help your clients return to work.

This session will:

  • Increase awareness and skills in working from a culturally respectful framework throughout the return to work process
  • Help you understand the family dynamics of culturally diverse communities and how this affects the notion of work ethic and the return to work journey
  • Increase your understanding of values, cultural differences and attitudes towards illness, disability and mental health and how this affects returning to work
  • Help you to work more effectively with organisational policies, procedures, systems and structures
  • Help you to apply principles of cultural competency when working with clients from diverse backgrounds
  • Help you understand cultural and linguistic diversity and the implications on help seeking behaviour
  • Use culturally appropriate assessment frameworks effectively across cultures

Presented by Sophie Diamandi - Manager, Cultural Diversity Project, University of South Australia

Light lunch will be provided.

This session is one of three that can help you improve the accessibility of your services. To view our other Access & Equity sessions please visit the ReturnToWorkSA events page.

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