Resources to help you work better2018-11-20T11:19:22+00:00

RESOURCES TO HELP YOU WORK BETTER

Here are some resources which will help you work more effectively with women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Video: Working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities

It’s important you are aware of the complex dynamics and risks women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds experience when accessing services.

This video will help you focus on implementing cultural competence in a human rights framework to improve your service delivery to these women.

Video: Introduction to Risk Assessment

Find out tips on how to conduct a risk assessment. A risk assessment is a structured approach to understanding the risks women and children face when experiencing family violence.

Video: Cross-cultural communication and engagement skills

As a frontline worker, you have a small window of opportunity to engage with clients. This series of case studies explores the impact of cross-cultural communication, how it works, and how it can be improved.

We developed this video in collaboration with 1800 RESPECT.

Video: Window of opportunity: cultural understanding

This case study shows ways to best use the window of opportunity to work with women and children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to increase their safety.

We developed this video in collaboration with 1800 RESPECT.

Report: Temporary migration and family violence: an analysis of victimisation, vulnerability and support

Author: Marie Segrave

This report draws on detailed cases of 300 women who sought the support of our services.

The findings lay the ground for a range of potential interventions and improved responses for this group of women. It is based on significant data that details the specific impact of migration status on the experience of family violence and access to support.

Read the report

Online directory: Health Translations Directory

Here you will find quality translated health information to help you work better with clients from culturally and linguistically diverse communities. You can search by topic or by language.

Go to the Health Translations Directory.

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