English Courses

Enrollment is NOW OPEN

This Course will open on February 1st at 8am EST

Understanding trauma and Trauma - Violence Informed Approaches (TVIA) are an initial step to serve immigrants and refugees who have often been exposed to multiple levels of traumatic and violent situations.

This 3-module course  is designed  will provide opportunities for settlement workers and social service providers to provide them opportunity to learn fundamental principles, basic concepts and evidence-based approaches to serve people with trauma and violence experiences, as well as reflecting and learning self-care, and organization and community building to address vicarious trauma  and systemic trauma and violence.

Registration for this course is Closed

This course will start Jan 24, 2022 and run until March 8th.

Welcome to Indigenous- Migrant Solidarity: A Focus on Gender-Based Violence Course!

This course is geared to settlement workers, shares the history, present day experiences, and information on gender-based violence relevant to the Original Peoples of this land, in order to build solidarity amongst Indigenous and migrant peoples.

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

If you are having difficulties registering for this course please contact LearnAtWork Support via our ticket system.


Course Start Date is Sat. January 15, 2022

This self-directed course is targeted to community workers looking to create new youth services or improve existing ones.

Participants learn about:

  1. Settlement challenges faced by immigrant and refugee youth in Ontario
  2. Steps to address challenges identified and to make youth settlement services more effective
  3. The Inclusion Model for Sports and Recreational Programming
  4. Good Practice Criteria and Attributes of an Effective Newcomer Youth program

Successful participants will need to commit approximately 2-3 hours of learning each week.

If you are having difficulties registering for this course please contact LearnAtWork Support via our ticket system.

Registration is NOW CLOSED

This seven-module, self-directed course is to help immigrant and refugee serving sector practitioners working with newcomer communities better understand the barriers and challenges immigrants and refugees with in/visible disabilities experience, and to work towards creating welcoming, inclusive and accessible spaces for these service users.

This three module course will include topics on Intersectionality, Addressing Resistance to Change, and From Theory to Practice. This course is supplementary to Positive Spaces Initiative - Level-1 (PSI- Level-1) course, and will provide more tactical and practical tools to address LGBTQIA+ newcomer issues in the settlement sector. PSI-Level-1 course is required to complete prior to registering for this course.