Working with people from Refugee and Asylum Seeker backgrounds: Impacts of trauma, recovery practice and working with interpreters

27 June 2022



  • Factual information about refugees, asylum seekers and migration including the global refugee situation
  • Australia’s Refugee and Humanitarian Program, visa types
  • Insights into the experiences of refugees and asylum seekers in their journey to Australia; including the impact of persecution, torture, trauma and displacement on individuals and families
  • Insights into the challenges of cultural transition, resettlement stressors and support available
  • Refugee trauma recovery practice
  • Trauma triggers
  • Cultural safety and engagement
  • Using interpreters: best practices, challenges, interpreter code of ethics and responsibilities
  • Setting boundaries
  • Vicarious trauma, burnout and self-care


ASeTTS Community Centre
286 Beaufort Street
Perth WA 6000

Event Details

Thursday 22 September 2022
9:30am – 4:00pm (Full day)




All participants = $220 (including GST)
Student = $165 (including GST)

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