Pre-migration Context & the Influence of PTSD in Working with Newcomers Workshop

Date: Tuesday March 22nd 2016 9:00 am to Tuesday March 22nd 2016 12:30 pm
Place: Green & Gold Room (Multipurpose Room 6), Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

Please note that this training workshop is SOLD OUT



This workshop will focus on giving a better understanding of the pre-migration experiences of immigrant and refugee families.

Topics will include:
  • The influence of connections to the country of origin
  • Adaptation issues
  • Role changes in Canadian society
  • Signs and impacts of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Areas of discussion will include the pre-migration experience, trauma in the context of newcomers, resilience and resources for immigrants.

Participants will be challenged to be curious and empathize with the newcomer's journey through case scenario questions and dialogue.

This workshop is facilitated by Karin Linschoten.

Cost of the workshop:
  • $35 for REACH Members
  • $45 for Non-Members
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