Facilitating Groups with People from Refugee Backgrounds – Webinar

03 October 2019


Webinar Overview

This webinar will give participants a greater understanding of the impact of torture and refugee trauma on group participation and dynamics, and how it can be effectively managed. It will cover the general principles of group facilitation in a cross-cultural context; and the things to be aware of and techniques to create a safe and engaging learning experience, to encourage a meaningful exchange of ideas, and to involve each member in thinking through different issues. Group facilitation tools and practical exercises to encourage meaningful participation will also be covered.


  • The refugee experience
  • Benefits of group work
  • Torture and refugee trauma and group dynamics
  • Stages of group development
  • Recovery principles
  • Effective cross-cultural communication
  • Fostering participation
  • Managing conflict and other issues

This is recorded webinar which will be delivered in three webinars:
Webinar 1: Session 1 & Session 2
Webinar 2: Session 3 & Session 4
Webinar 3: Session 5 & Session 6

CPD Points
5 CPD Points


Registrations close Monday 8th June 2020.

To register for this webinar please click on the button below:

Facilitator: Salome Mbenjele. MACouns, BA Psych, MACA, Cert IV Training and Assessment and Accredited Supervisor ACACOS.

$30.00 for all three webinars and includes handouts and worksheets.

For further information please contact us at training@asetts.org.au.

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