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Working with Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Working with Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Working with Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Tuesday, December 4, 2018


10am - 1pm

West London

An interactive training and discussion workshop for people who find themselves working with and supporting asylum seekers and refugees in West London. To build knowledge and practice with hands-on staff, leaders and volunteers in public, voluntary or community services and support.

If you know people who speak Arabic, Dari/Farsi, Pashtu, Somali, Tigrinyan, Amharic, Tamil or many African languages they are probably refugees/asylum-seekers.  People who speak Chinese or anyone arriving from Asia, Africa in the past 3 years may well be refugees/asylum-seekers. 
• Essential definitions, entitlements, information,
• What are your priorities? What do you want and need to know?
• Understanding the issues that refugees and asylum-seekers face,
• Considering other migration issues, related to supporting AS&R,
• Language, interpreting, communication and engaging people,
• Sharing experience, best practice/priorities for practice, ideas for action,
• Also sources of support, referral and services, further professional devt.
• This workshop might address issues that can be upsetting.
It is essential to book. Please email sarah@reap.org.uk 01895 441530
All Welcome.  We usually have to ask for £25 per person to cover costs.  (REAP Members free)  but thanks to a generous donation we are able to offer several free places on this workshop in December 2018.
TRANSPORT : Train West Drayton, Bus 222 from Uxbridge or Hounslow, 350 from Hayes, parking nearby.
REAP is a non-profit, refugee-led Charity (1103345) that supports refugees in West London as they rebuild lives as equal members of British society.
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