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Diversity Training Series

The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing has launched eight new webinars for 2021. The Diversity Training Series was designed in response to a diversity training provider survey conducted in 2020 by the Centre. The webinars cover a range of topics of interest to staff and leaders in aged care services. These free webinars will be facilitated by diversity experts from across Australia.

April Webinars

Training Topic

Facilitator Details

Working Effectively with Interpreters in Aged Care

Date: Tuesday 6th April 2021

Time: 2pm to 3.30pm (Melbourne time)

Where: Online

Cost: Free

Intended Audience: Leaders and direct care workers in aged care nationwide

Outline of the Webinar:

This webinar aims to cover key skills needed in working effectively with interpreters with aged care settings and to discuss strategies to overcome some of the challenges facing engaging interpreters. 

 

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Jen Cvetkovski

Senior Account Manager
Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National)

Jen Jennifer Cvetkovski is a Senior Account Manager with the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National). Jennifer currently manages TIS National’s Commonwealth Government and Non-Government (NGO) portfolio of clients. Jennifer works closely with service providers in the aged care sector promoting access to interpreting services and demonstrating how to work effectively with interpreters.

Accessing Culturally Appropriate Resources for your Consumers

Date: Tuesday 27th April 2021

Time: 2pm to 3pm (Melbourne time)

Where: Online

Cost: Free

Intended Audience: Leaders and direct care workers in aged care nationwide

Outline of the Webinar:

This webinar aims to provide staff working in the aged care sector with knowledge of how to access culturally appropriate resources to support their consumers. It will be delivered by the Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care (PICAC) program and will cover tips to access multilingual information and culturally appropriate information for each State/Territory.

 

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Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care (PICAC) Alliance

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The PICAC Alliance is a unified national body comprising of each State and Territory specific Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care (PICAC) funded organisations. The Alliance aims to be a voice and provides information, training and resources to inform aged and community care services.

May - September Webinars

Using Translations to Connect with Culturally Diverse Audiences in Aged Care
11th May 
Applying a Diversity Lens to Dementia Care
1st June
Cross Cultural Communication
17th June
Creating Inclusive Organisations
14th July
Linking Inclusive Practice to Aged Care Quality Standards
4th August
Applying a Diversity Lens to Consumer Centered Care
15th September 
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