Mental Health Education & Resource Centre

Future Webinar | Working with Culturally & Linguistically Diverse People

PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEBINAR IS ONLY OFFERED TO PARTICIPANTS OUTSIDE THE GREATER CHRISTCHURCH AREA

It is a live feed of the course being delivered here at MHERC on the day, with in-room participants and facilitator. Registering here will allow you to be a part of the learning experience, viewing the facilitator and powerpoint presentation via your own device, in the comfort and location of your choice.

Description

Course Type: Intermediate | Course Level: Six 

Please Note: This webinar is only offered to participants outside the greater Christchurch area

Please note: Your online experience will differ from face to face education sessions.

Aim
To develop and enhance culturally competent practice.

Course Overview
• Interactive workshop encouraging analysis of culture
• How cultural framework impacts on practice
• Learn the differences between refugee and migrant people’s experiences
• Define culture and be aware of own cultural values
• Develop cultural competency in practice

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
• Differentiate between observations, judgements, and evaluations
• Explain the principles of working with interpreters
• Be able to define four elements of cultural competency
• Be able to identify ways in which these elements can be applied in practice
• Be presented with an explanatory model of the components of culture

Let’s Get Real Skills
• Working with Families/Whānau
• Challenging Stigma and Discrimination
• Working with Communities
• Professional and Personal Development

 

Terms and Conditions

 

Prerequisites

You will need:

• Headset and Microphone 
• Built-in laptop camera or attachable webcam device (for laptop or PC)
• Stable broadband connection 

To test you can connect to our webinar software click here (Please follow the onscreen prompts to download Webex)

Minimum System Requirements:
As a guide, if you are able to Skype or watch online videos (eg: YouTube) from your device, your system requirements should be capable. 

Operating System:
Windows 7 and above
Mac OS X 10.6 and above

Browsers:
Internet Explorer 7 and above
Firefox - latest version
Chrome - latest version
Safari - 5 and above