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New South Wales

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Australia

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Settlement Services International (SSI), through its FutureAbility project, is offering specific training about culturally and linguistically responsive practices to increase the participation of CALD communities to the NDIS.

The training is divided in two half-day workshops designed to equip people already working in the disability sector with the tools to apply a complex understanding when working with people with disability from CALD backgrounds, as well as developing strategies to optimise the reach and quality of disability services under the NDIS for CALD participants.

Who can attend? LAC and NDIA personnel, Government / not-for profit Disability Service Providers

Cost: Free for LAC and NDIA personnel; $50pp (+booking fee) per half day workshop for others

Content:

Workshop 1 (1/2 day) Fundamentals of Culturally Responsive Practice in a disability setting:

  1. A framework for understanding culturally responsive practice
  2. The importance of self-reflection in identifying the impact of our own cultural beliefs, values, assumptions and unconscious bias
  3. The role of intersectionality in person and family centred practice
  4. Understanding alternative explanatory models and world views on disability by different groups


Workshop 2 (1/2 day) Engaging & maintaining relationships with CALD communities:

  1. Planning for engagement with CALD communities
  2. Models for community engagement
  3. Practical strategies for community engagement
  4. Maintaining engagement
  5. Using the FutureAbility DataCube to locate people with disability from CALD background by geographical area
  6. Accessing and using interpreters
  7. Overview of the “Ethnic Affairs” field / structure in Australia
  8. Overview of roles of different CALD organisations and how to reach them


Please select the workshop(s) you would like to attend by clicking the "Ticket" button.

If you have any questions, please contact Pascale Pias ppias@ssi.org.au .




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New South Wales

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Australia

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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