A series of courses for those mentoring refugees.
Refugee Mentoring Awareness
A short course to introduce someone to the basics of working with refugees, covering what is mentoring, barriers to settling in a new community, local culture and asylum regulations, the role of local services, good practice, boundaries, safeguarding, your policies and record keeping. Suitable as an induction session.
Principles of Mentoring Refugees
A one-day course to help someone understand the principles of working with refugees. Covers what is mentoring, learning a new language, barriers to settling in a new community, local culture and asylum regulations, building trust, the first few sessions, the role of local services, involving others, working with individuals, good practice, boundaries, safeguarding, your policies and record keeping.
International Refugee Mentoring Qualification
Understanding the root of refugee’s difficulties, helping them overcome barriers.
The Root Of It is proud to deliver our International Refugee Mentoring Qualification, getting to the root of their difficulties, helping people overcome barriers.
Our exclusive specialist three-day course covers up to date good practice skills in working with individuals or groups of refugees in the community, covering 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
- 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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