Working with Refugees

A series of courses for those working or volunteering with refugees.

Awareness of Working with Refugees

A short course to introduce someone to the basics of mentoring refugees, covering barriers to settling in a new community, getting them to consider the local culture and find out what the asylum regulations are, to consider the role of local services, good practice for working with refugees, boundaries, safeguarding, your policies and record keeping.  Suitable as an induction session.

BUY e-learning access for only £29 £7

Principles of Working with Refugees

A one-day course to help someone understand the principles of working with refugees.  Covers learning a new language, barriers to settling in a new community, getting them to consider the local culture and find out what the asylum regulations are, to consider the role of local services, involving others, working with individuals, building trust, good practice for working with refugees, boundaries, safeguarding, your policies and record keeping.

International Supporting Refugees Qualification

The Root Of It is proud to deliver our International Supporting Refugees 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

  • The purpose of your role
  • 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 guidelines
  • 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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