Professional Development

Our training courses and workshops are specialised for understanding CALD-related contexts and complexities.

CALD-specific training

As pioneers in the sector for issues relating to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities we have developed unique expertise in understanding their needs, wants and situations.

This knowledge has enabled us to develop a range of professional development courses and workshops, insightfully crafted to offer an excellent understanding of CALD communities, whether from a client-centric perspective or within the workforce.

We are here to assist:

  • Frontline workers / service providers in DFV or other support services
  • Organisations with CALD workers
  • Employees new to Australia
  • Mainstream communities

Whether you’re an individual, a social worker or an organisation, our CALD-focussed training can help you better understand the people you serve, work with or employ.

As pioneers in the sector for issues relating to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities we have developed unique expertise in understanding their needs, wants and situations.

This knowledge has enabled us to develop a range of professional development courses and workshops, insightfully crafted to offer an excellent understanding of CALD communities, whether from a client-centric perspective or within the workforce.

We are here to assist:

  • Frontline workers / service providers in DFV or other support services
  • Organisations with CALD workers
  • Employees new to Australia
  • Mainstream communities

Whether you’re an individual, a social worker or an organisation, our CALD-focussed training can help you better understand the people you serve, work with or employ.

Courses and workshops

Our training portfolio is constantly expanding as we add topics of relevance and interest that are culturally contextual.

Our key and most popular courses are

  • Dowry Abuse – education, awareness, identifying signs
  • Diversity and inclusion in the workforce
  • Understanding CALD in your team
  • Cultural Mindfulness series – understanding cultures
  • Working with CALD in domestic and family violence
  • Specialist topics – eg. Addressing culturally driven abuse
  • Understanding Australian culture and business practices

For Individuals

We have a range of courses that can benefit an individual in

  • Understanding CALD-related issues in support worker roles
  • Understanding the Australian environment as a newly arrived migrant
  • Understanding Australian work culture and environment as a newly arrived worker

Our most popular courses are

  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Cultural awareness (Australia)
  • Person-centred emergency planning

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We have a range of courses that can benefit an individual in

  • Understanding CALD-related issues in support worker roles
  • Understanding the Australian environment as a newly arrived migrant
  • Understanding Australian work culture and environment as a newly arrived worker

Our most popular courses are

  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Cultural awareness (Australia)
  • Person-centred emergency planning

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Service Providers Support workers

Service Providers Support workers

We have developed tailored workshops for services or cohorts of workers to develop skills in client management and case planning. Our aim is to develop Better Practice in working with CALD communities

Our most popular capacity building courses relating to DFV are

  • Cultural Mindfulness – Culture, Relationships, CALD Mental Health
  • CALD Sub-Continent Mediation & Counselling
  • Recognising Dowry
  • Dowry Abuse
  • Honour based violence
  • Recognising Cultural Abuses
  • First Responder
  • Volunteer DFV workers
  • DV in Migration
  • Safety Planning

As experts in CALD-related DFV issues, we also offer tailored training packages, workshops and resources (eg. videos, podcasts) and are open to participating in panel discussions or forums.

Organisations

Organisations in Australia have an increasing number of CALD workers and employees are keen for their teams to assimilate and work together in a friendly, collaborative environment that benefits everyone.

We assist organisations in

  • Developing and strengthening their multicultural infrastructure
  • CALD auditing
  • Building integrated workforces
  • Understanding CALD worker cohorts

Our most popular courses are:

  • Developing CALD workforce
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Building Cultural Competency
  • Induction packages

We understand that each organisation has different aims and objectives towards improved diversity and inclusion. We offer tailored solutions to meet the needs of your employees and your work culture.

Community Education

Community is key in lobbying for positive change and removal of traditions or cultural practices that are harmful to society or steeped in stigma.

We have a range of courses that can be delivered online or in person that assists and educates communities.

  • Safety & Emergency Planning – Person Centred Emergency Planning
  • Cultural Awareness (Australian)
  • First Responder courses

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Community is key in lobbying for positive change and removal of traditions or cultural practices that are harmful to society or steeped in stigma.

We have a range of courses that can be delivered online or in person that assists and educates communities.

  • Safety & Emergency Planning – Person Centred Emergency Planning
  • Cultural Awareness (Australian)
  • First Responder courses

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Our customers

Our customers

We have delivered training and workshops to

  • Government departments (NSW Police, Cumberland Council, Parramatta Council)
  • Service Providers
  • Organisations (The Multicultural Network, CMRC)
  • Academia (Macquarie University)

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