Mentoring Refugee Children

A series of courses for those mentoring refugees (school versions available).

Mentoring Refugees Awareness

A short course to introduce someone to the basics of working with refugee children, covering what is mentoring, barriers to settling in a new community, considering the local culture and finding out about the asylum regulations, thinking about the role of local services, good practice for working with refugees, boundaries, safeguarding, your policies and record keeping. Suitable as an induction session.

Principles of Mentoring Refugee Children

A one-day course to help someone understand the principles of working with refugee children. Covers what is mentoring, learning a new language, barriers to settling in a new community, considering the local culture and finding out about the asylum regulations, thinking about the role of local services, building trust, the first few sessions, involving others, working with individuals, good practice, boundaries, safeguarding, your policies and record keeping.

International Refugee Children Mentoring Qualification

Understanding the root of refugee children’s difficulties, helping children overcome barriers.

The Root Of It is proud to deliver our International Refugee Children Mentoring Qualification, getting to the root of their difficulties, helping children overcome barriers to learning.

Our exclusive specialist three-day course covers up to date good practice skills in working with individuals or groups of refugee children in the community (outside of schools).  The 17 modules cover the practical skills to support their social, emotional and mental well-being and help them overcome their story:

  • The purpose of their mentoring role
  • What is Mentoring?
  • Learning styles
  • Dealing with change
  • Coping with emotions
  • Learning a new language
  • Barriers to settling in your culture
  • Important things they need to know about your culture
  • Understanding the loss/grief process
  • Supporting social, emotional and mental health
  • Cultural expectations
  • Good practice for mentors
  • Safeguarding
  • Role of other local services
  • Reporting a concern
  • The first few sessions
  • Group dynamics
  • Record keeping
  • Communicating with other professionals
  • Involving their family
  • Respecting their culture
  • Local asylum regulations

We can deliver this to a group – minimum course number 12

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