ARA Skills Development

Celian Kidega – Training Officer

CULTURAL COMPETENCY TRAINING

ARA has developed a series of cultural competency workshops to ensure organisations and their employees are skilled when working with people from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.

COMMUNITY PROFILE WORKSHOPS

Specialised sessions which target a specific community/ethnic group and aim to gain greater understanding their traditions, customs and religions. Such groups include, but are not limited to:
– Afghani
– Congolese
– Iraqi
– Bhutanese
– Burmese
– Burundian
– Liberian
– Rwandan
– Somali
– South Sudanese

REFUGEE EXPERIENCE TRAINING

Addresses the experiences of people from refugee backgrounds prior to coming to Australia and how this impacts upon their settlement.

SUPPORTIVE SCHOOLS TRAINING

This training is recommended for those working with students from refugee backgrounds and is appropriate for those working in schools and other educational settings, at primary, secondary and post compulsory levels.

CHILD SAFE ENVIRONMENT TRAINING

Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect – A mandatory certificate for anyone working with children and young people, including volunteers.

PUBLIC SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

A representative from ARA can come to your school, community group or workplace in order to give a brief overview of our services or any of the above topics.

For further information, or to make a booking, please contact our Community Engagement Officer , Carly on 8161 3312 or carly.squire@ausref.net

Alternatively you may complete the ARA Training Booking Form and return it to us.