The Brotherhood of St Laurence offers interactive cross-cultural responsiveness training based on first-hand practical experience.
Over the past 60 years our Multicultural Communities Team (formerly known as the Ecumenical Migration Centre) has developed expertise in working with individuals and families from refugee, migrant and asylum seeker backgrounds. We are passionate about building the capacity of our sector colleagues for cross-cultural responsiveness by offering training in this area.
The training will equip you to:
Also if relevant to your service, increase awareness of:
After a pre-survey of participants, we’ll tailor the material to the specific needs of your organisation. We will offer handouts, case studies, role plays and an opportunity for open question and answer sessions as well as feedback to ensure continual improvement of our training packages.
Training is located at our office in Epping, or we can deliver the training on-site at your organisation.
In addition to the training, our Multicultural Communities Team can assist you with many of your cross-cultural needs. We offer help with diversity auditing and planning, developing community engagement strategies and culturally tailoring your materials and services to boost CALD engagement. We also specialise in assisting organisations and staff to maximise the responsiveness of their service to culturally and linguistically diverse families.
To obtain a quote or make a booking for a half or full day's cross-cultural responsiveness training, please contact:
Matilda Langley: Cross-Cultural Consultancy CoordinatorPhone: (03) 9422 5641Email: xcrt(at)bsl.org.au
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The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.
Acknowledgement of country
The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.