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Core Concepts in Working with Children and Adolescents from Refugee Backgrounds

Format Workshop
Presenters Nooria Mehraby, Lina Ishu
Description Workshop outline
This one-day introductory workshop has the same structure as the "Core Concepts in Working with People from Refugee Backgrounds" (it is not necessary to do both) but focuses on providing a framework for understanding the unique issues and challenges faced by refugee children and adolescents. It will look at the impact of war and violence from a developmental perspective, with attention paid to attachment and resilience.

Workshop program:
- The Complexity of the Refugee Experience
- The Multi-level Impact of Torture and Refugee Trauma
- Working with a Recovery Framework
- Overview of STARTTS' Services
- The Impact on You as a Worker
Location NSW Metro, Australia
Venue STARTTS - Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors
152-168 The Horsley Dr, Carramar

Please contact the event organiser to confirm if this venue is wheelchair accessible
Start/End Date 18 Oct 2012
Time 9.30am-4.30pm
Cost $149 each, $99 for students
Notes Please see STARTTS' website ( for a flyer and to register. This workshop is a pre-requisite for the 2-day workshop 'Clinical Practice and New Developments in the Treatment of Refugee Survivors of Torture and Trauma' and the 1-day workshop 'Clinical Approaches in the Treatment of Refugee Child and Adolescent Survivors of Torture and Trauma'.
Organiser STARTTS
Contact Name Melanie Leemon
Telephone 02 9794-1900
Fax 02 9794-1910