Free Training Session - May 31. New video - an approach to presenting the subjects of Family Abuse and Parenting to newcomers. There is still time to register!
Regina Open Door, in collaboration with Jangles Production is hosting an IRCC- funded training. Introducing a new, non-threatening resource to present the subject of Family Abuse and Parenting to newcomers, as part of their orientation to Canada.
There are still spaces available in the afternoon session!
- Thursday, May 31
- 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
- Regina Open Door Society
- 4th Floor, 2220 12th Avenue Regina, Sask
This training session is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and is being conducted at immigrant serving organizations and other related agencies across the country.
The training is open to those in the settlement field especially orientation facilitators, along with those working in related sectors (i.e. - ESL Teachers, Victim Services, Social Workers, Police, etc.) and anyone who provides direct services to newcomers.
The training will provide information on the subjects below and introduce a recently produced newcomer orientation video on the subject of Family Abuse called “Welcome to the True North Strong and Free”. The video is a significant additional resource as it provides a non-threatening intermediary approach in presenting the topic of Family Abuse in newcomer orientation.
The session will explore the following:
- The different forms of family abuse
- The causes and prevalence of abuse
- How to respond to reactions and disclosures regarding abuse
- The launch of the orientation video on family abuse and the accompanying Facilitator’s Guide
- Parenting practices and possible adjustments after coming to Canada
- Child protection laws, legal definition of physical discipline and alternate forms of discipline
To register please click the link below.
Mark Jacot of Jangles Productions (Toronto) and Donna Joyette of Joyette Consulting (Mississauga) will be conducting a free training session on how to effectively present the sensitive subjects of Family Abuse and Parenting in Canada to newcomers in orientation.
For more information, please contact:
Community Connection Worker, Regina Open Door Society