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Culturally sensitive practice in the mental health field

Event Details
Date: Ongoing
Venue: Online
State: Online
CPD hrs: 1.5 hours this includes recordings, reflection and activity time
Cost:

AASW members: $49

AASW student members: $22

Non-members: $79

Organiser: AASW
Registration





This course discusses considerations when working with culturally and linguistically diverse people in the mental health field. Jatinder Kaur, is nationally renowned for training, presentations and work in this area.

Learning objectives

Have an understanding of:

  • your own capacity to work with clients from a different cultural background (and perhaps language) to your own. How your biases, values might impact your assessment and treatment
  • different types of migration
  • different phases of settling after migration
  • basic steps to consider when working with clients who are from a different cultural background
  • things to consider when working with interpreters in a mental health setting

Presenter details

Jatinder Kaur is a social worker with over 10 years experience in working in research, policy and social services in Queensland. Ms Kaur has held positions within government (Queensland and Commonwealth), non-government and also research academic roles. Ms Kaur specialises in working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities. As part of her Masters research she explored cross cultural competence for child protection workers and their engagement with families from CALD background.

Format

  • Recordings of Jatinder Kaur speaking about the topic
  • Reflective questions for the learner to consider
  • References, further reading and resources

Cost

AASW members: $49

AASW student members: $22

Non-members: $79

Registration

Register for access by following the link to the right. Upon registering, you will receive a confirmation email - please read this email carefully, as it provides your access to the online course.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers