San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This RG Seminar is being hosted by the South Riverdale Community Health Centre. The primary focus will be on supporting refugees in trauma - informed and equitable ways. Some of the topics of the presentation and for discussion will include:
- Cultural humility + cultural safety
- Introduction to trauma-informed care
-Boundaries & transparent expectations
-Trauma reactions – interpersonal impacts
-Compassion fatigue / vicarious trauma
-Roles, limits, - when to refer out
- Reflections on supporting newcomers so far
-clear and realistic expectations, sustainability
-opportunities and challenges, short- and long-term
-charity vs empowerment model, self-determination
The Resettlement Group (RG) Seminar is an opportunity for resettlement group members and volunteers to share and learn from each other's experiences best practices to deal with different integration needs of newcomers in our parish communities. The seminars are i
You will gain greater understanding of needs of refugees and the best way to manage their expectations, while building trust and setting the rules of your support. The RG seminar will enable resettlement group members to develop effective tools to help integrate sponsored refugees successfully in their church communities.
All volunteers involved in helping to resettle refugees sponsored in the Archdiocese of Toronto are welcome to participate in this group sharing interactive session.
When & Where
Office for Refugees, Archdiocese of Toronto
The Office for Refugees, Archdiocese of Toronto provides advice, support and assistance if you want to initiate a sponsorship/ resettlement. Additionally, the office works with parishes, religious orders and Catholic institutions in the Archdiocese, enabling them to participate in this rewarding program.