Culturally responsive practice skills in engaging with migrant and refugee women who experience sexual violence and coercive control (Women’s Sahara House)
PRESENTED BY: Ms Jatinder Kaur
This presentation will assist community workers to develop skills to work across different cultural groups and support strategies when working with migrant and refugee women who experience sexual violence and coercive control. The presentation highlights the challenges and barriers faced by migrant and refugee women seeking assistance and support and helps to develop understanding of coercive control, reproductive coercion and sexual assault within diverse multicultural groups.
Relationship rights and responsibilities: empowering others to navigate safe and consensual relationships (Centre Against Sexual Violence Logan and Redlands)
PRESENTED BY: Ms Katrina Weeks
Reflecting on your own values regarding sexual assault forms part of this presentation that also explores the effects of sexual assault and interpersonal trauma on survivors. Sexual violence myths, supporting survivor disclosure and self-care are other topics covered.
Supporting women from CALD backgrounds experiencing DFV and sexual abuse (99 Steps: Access Inc)
PRESENTED BY: : Ms Caroline Fitzpatrick
Supporting women from CALD backgrounds experiencing DFV and sexual abuse provides an overview of domestic and family violence and sexual abuse experienced by women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and discusses some of the particular barriers and challenges they face, as well as offering some ways to address these. In addition, this presentation provides tips on working effectively with interpreters to ensure that CALD women receive correct information and access to justice.