Ongoing Training Opportunities
Brisbane South PHN – Multicultural Program– Refugee Health Connect provides General Practices with education, cultural awareness training and in house practice support in Brisbane South and Brisbane North areas.
Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN – Refugee Ready General Practice online training.
Qld Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma (QPASTT) – offer workshops including introduction to the refugee and settlement experience and understanding the impact of trauma.
The Queensland Transcultural Centre for Mental Health (QTCMH) – Offer programs that focus on practical workforce development strategies that enhance clinical outcomes.
Multicultural Australia Training – Equip people with the knowledge and skills to work effectively across cultures
TRUE Relationships and Reproductive Health – Migrant and Refugee Reproductive and Sexual Health: Culturally Responsive Clinical Practice
Health Consumers Queensland – Training and skill building to support health staff to genuinely and respectfully partner with consumers and carers
Online Education Opportunities
The ‘Working effectively with interpreters and translators’ e-learning packages developed by Children’s Health Qld, provide education for clinicians, interpreters and translators to develop collaborative interprofessional partnerships. Three packages are currently available:
- E-learning package for clinicians
- E-learning package for speech pathologists
- E-learning package for interpreters and translators to work with speech pathologists
View it online here.
The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH) – Cultural Competence Training
Online tools to help healthcare professionals enhance their cross-cultural communication skills.
TRUE Relationships and Reproductive Health
- Webinars for Clinicians: Culturally Responsive Health in Clinical Settings: communicating about reproductive and sexual health with refugees and migrants
- Interpreter webinars
Responding to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting/Circumcision – This resource aims to address cultural awareness and is not a clinical guideline. This resource has been developed with the Culturally Responsive Health Advisory Group and community representatives.
Refugee Health Victoria – Provides a list of online modules
Emerging Minds – The National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health offers innovative online, free courses available 24-7, specifically designed to support practice.