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Sydney: 1st Australia and New Zealand Refugee Trauma Recovery in Resettlement Conference.

29 March 2017 - 31 March 2017

1st Australia and New Zealand Refugee Trauma Recovery in Resettlement Conference.
START Conference 1
 
Assisting recovery from the scars of torture and refugee trauma is a crucial component of successful refugee resettlement. The 1st Australia and New Zealand Refugee Trauma Recovery in Resettlement Conference in Sydney, Australia, 29-31 March 2017, will explore the complementary role and challenges of specialist torture and trauma agencies, health services, settlement services, English and employment programs, education institutions, the community sector and policy makers, in promoting trauma recovery and successful cultural transition and integration in the context of high income Western countries.
 
Innovative individual and community based refugee trauma recovery interventions will be showcased by presenters from around Australia, New Zealand and the world, in plenary and oral paper presentation sessions, and pre-conference workshops. The unique conference format will also give delegates the opportunity to discuss important issues with expert panels in round table discussions focused around key topics of interest, and hear from people from refugee backgrounds who have rebuilt their lives in a resettlement country. The conference will conclude with a plenary ‘Q&A’ style panel of star national and international experts, policy makers and consumers.
 
29-31 March 2017
 
CONTACT
STARTTS – PO Box 203, Fairfield NSW 2165
 
Telephone: (02) 9794 1900
http://www.refugeetraumaconf.org.au/

Details

Start:
29 March 2017
End:
31 March 2017

Organiser

STARTTS – NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors

Venue

Wesley Conference Centre
220 Pitt Street
Sydney, NSW Australia
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