Please note: Enrollment for this course is NOW CLOSED.

This five-week facilitated introductory-level course is to help front-line practitioners working with immigrant and refugee communities to better understand the context in which settlement services are delivered. The focus is on critical frameworks for working with immigrants and refugees, an overview of the immigrant and refugee-serving sector, the nature and scope of settlement work, and supporting newcomers through common barriers and challenges that they may face.

Successful participants will commit approximately 3-4 hours of learning each week.

 

Please note: Enrollment for this course is NOW CLOSED.

This four-week facilitated introductory-level course is to help front-line practitioners working with immigrant and refugee communities to better understand the context in which settlement services are delivered. The focus is on the history of immigration to Canada, an overview of immigration law and related policy, and the current systems for admitting immigrants and refugees to Canada. This is the first of two courses about the foundations of settlement work in this province.

Successful participants will commit approximately 3-4 hours of learning each week.