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Refugee Health – Intensive Introduction for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

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Event Information
When: April 19, 2018 @ 9:30 am
Time: 9:30 am — 4:30 pm
Where: Foundation House
4 Gardiner Street
Brunswick  3056  Google Map
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This two day intensive introduction includes common physical and emotional health issues which are a result of refugee experiences; refugee health and settlement services; and other important services and resources.

Content includes:

  • Understanding Australia’s humanitarian program and recent refugee and asylum seeker arrival patterns, within a broader policy context;
  • Exploring issues in working cross culturally;
  • Exploring the Foundation House Framework for Recovery regarding the impact of torture and trauma and the basis for interventions;
  • Overview of relevant services for people from refugee backgrounds and referral processes;
  • Approaches to refugee health assessments; and
  • Appropriate interventions for common health issues.

Suitable for
Nurses and Allied Health Professionals working with people from refugee backgrounds in a variety of settings.