Culturally Responsive Person-centred Practice
29.3% of people in New South Wales were born overseas, compared to 27.7% in Australia.
Register for this workshop to increase your capacity and confidence to work in a culturally responsive and respectful way with individuals, families and communities with a diverse cultural, linguistic and spiritual/religious backgrounds.
By the end of the workshop you will have an increased knowledge and understanding of:
- The impact of racism, discrimination and access-equity issues on CALD communities seeking support;
- The impact of culture on self, others, values and systems;
- Unconscious bias and its Impact on individuals and system;
and will gain skills to:
- Analyse common and individual responses to encountering diversity;
- Recognise personal biases and stereotypes;
- Apply reflective practice and critical thinking to their work practice to improve their capacity to implement culturally responsive and
inclusive work practices, and
Implement at least two practical strategies for applying the principles of cultural competence to their work practice.
Who should attend this workshop?
Community Practitioners, frontline workers, Team leaders, Managers, CEO
Maria Katrivesis is a leading cultural competence practitioner with over 20 years’ experience in the human services sector. She is an innovative trainer, facilitator and consultant, focusing on the intersection between disability and diversity. Over the past twenty years Maria has developed original tools, resources and learning programs aimed at supporting organisations to improve the way they work with the diversity of their communities. These include the cultural competency audit tool, reflective practice tools and resources, community engagement resources and a myriad of skills development and training programs aimed at building organisational and individual cultural competency.
LEAD, ph (02) 9620 6172 or email firstname.lastname@example.org