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Would you like to improve your engagement and connection with people from a migrant or refugee background?
Whether or not you think you are an ace when it comes to other cultures, or there is room for improvement, this is a great opportunity to check your intercultural readiness, up-skill, and have fun as we take you through the following topics:
- Intercultural awareness
- Intercultural communication
- Acknowledging own cultural glasses/bias
- Application of cultural responsiveness to everyday systems
- Developing intercultural competencies
- Synchronising ideas and actions
- Complexities of cultural differences
- English as a second language as global English
On top of this, all participants receive their own individual Intercultural Readiness Check (IRC) assessment report.
Training is FREE for workers/volunteers/leaders in Community Service organisations in Western Australia.
Supported by Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries Office of Multicultural Interests.
UnitingCare West is a proud partner of Multicultural Futures. Knowing that we can depend on the team to readily collaborate and walk alongside us to support people who need our combined skills and abilities in order to have their goals met is, quite simply, fantastic.
Access Housing and Multicultural Futures have a well-established, collaborative working relationship going back many years. We look forward to continuing and building upon this relationship into the years ahead as we partner to assist some of the community’s most vulnerable people.
We rely heavily on the support of agencies and programs such as Multicultural Futures in order to ensure best outcomes and recovery for people. The contribution of this flexible and culturally sensitive agency is a partnership that we will continue to build and foster.
With help from Multicultural Futures, we now stand on our own feet and by paying tax hopefully, we can give the opportunity for another family to make change for a more peaceful and prosperous life.
We highly valued Multicultural Futures’ contribution to developing our first Cultural Diversity Strategy. They brought a wealth of cultural insight and strong community connections with newly settled Cockburn community members which ensured a rich diversity of views were captured.
I feel much more confident in my interactions with families from migrant or refugee background.
There are things I can do now to help improve my intercultural communication efficiency – from strategies listed by participants
I loved learning about the different communications styles of different cultures and the importance of my own personal cultural glasses
Even though I thought I had great understanding of cultural awareness I realise I need to continue to develop my skills and knowledge