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PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2006 11:34 pm    Post subject: CROSS-CULTURAL AND THERAPEUTIC WORK WITH REFUGEE FAMILIES Reply with quote

Lloyds TSB Foundation is fully funding the Introductory Course from the Centre for Cross-Cultural Studies

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Further to our previous email advertising the course below, we are very pleased to announce that the course is being fully funded by the Lloyds TSB Foundation for England and Wales. There will therefore be no charges for this course. There are only 15 places available and these will be allocated on a first come first serve basis according to suitability.


AN INTRODUCTORY COURSE:
CROSS-CULTURAL AND THERAPEUTIC WORK WITH REFUGEE FAMILIES
12th January 9th March 2007
The course will consist of eight full-day sessions from 10 am 4.00 pm

ORGANISED BY THE CENTRE FOR CROSS-CULTURAL STUDIES
AT THE INSTITUTE OF FAMILY THERAPY



This course is open to all professionals working with refugees and asylum seekers including health professionals, social services professionals, advocates, community workers, mental health workers and interpreters.

The course will introduce ideas from family therapy and cross cultural practice. It will also cover:
- The field of refugee studies and the refugee experience.
- Migration and acculturation issues.
- Cultural transition and bereavement issues.
- Working with trauma and torture.
- Issues of language and interpretation.
- Models of family and community resilience.

During the course there will be lecturers, skills workshops, discussions and tutorials. Specialists from across the field of refugee studies, both from within the Institute of Family Therapy and from other organisations will contribute as guest lecturers.

This 8 day course will be held in London between the 12th January 2007 and the 9th March 2007. It will be run at the Institute of Family Therapy every Friday between 10am and 4 pm with a break on 16th February 2007.

The deadline for applying to the course is the 24th November 2006.

Please find attached an application pack and information about the course.

For further information, please contact:
Ingrid Mayegibo
Tel: 020 7391 9150
Fax: 020 7391 9169
Email: Ingrid@iftnet.plus.com
Weblog: http://cccs.typepad.co.uk/


Ingrid Mayegibo

Administrator, Centre for Cross-Cultural Studies
24-32 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2HX
Tel: 020 7391 9150, Ext: 223
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