Intensive Introduction for Nurses & Allied Health Professionals

Thursday, 26 October 2017 - 9:30am to Friday, 27 October 2017 - 4:30pm

This two day Intensive Introduction includes common physical and emotional health issues which are a result of refugee experiences. This workshop also includes information on refugee health and settlement services and other important 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 regarding the impact of torture and trauma and the basis for interventions
  • Overview of relevant services for refugees and asylum seekers and referral processes
  • Approaches to refugee health assessments
  • Appropriate interventions for common refugee and asylum seeker health issues

SUITABLE FOR: Nurses & Allied Health Professionals working with refugee background populations in a variety of settings.

For more information or to register click here

Contact: 03 9389 8965 or pdregistrations@foundationhouse.org.au