E-learning: three hour course Participation cost to access the e-learning through Social Futures is $35
In this course participants will learn that cultural diversity and inclusion is good for workplace well-being as well as making business sense. The course includes a great selection of multimedia learning content including 75 short films, animations and interactive activities, including real people telling real stories. Participants will gain practical skills (including verbal and non-verbal communication) and cultural specific knowledge for use at work and in everyday life. Course topics include:
Diversity Works – the business case for investing in diversity
Cultural Differences and Similarities
Practical Cultural Competence
Cross Cultural Communication
Australia by the Numbers
Social Futures has licensed a number of copies of the Cultural Competence e-learning Program. To sign up, email [email protected] or telephone 0439 137 207
Upon confirmation of your registration and payment, you will be provided a link to the e-.earning program together with password, which you can change once you log-in to the course. There is no obligation to complete the course in one sitting. Do it when you have the time and pick up where you last left. Although not mandatory, it is recommended that you do the modules chronologically.
The course has been developed by SBS, Multicultural NSW, and International Education Services to address the needs of multicultural Australia. For additional reading / learning the course also points you towards The Cultural Atlas, a great online resource about a range of cultures in Australia including: Business Culture; Etiquette, Do’s and Do Not’s; Greetings and Communication; Religion; Core Concepts; and Demographic Statistics.
Work party, the P&C party, the kids end of year school parties, oh and the one at the cricket club… it’s a never ending whirlwind. Some people won’t get invited to any parties this year. Spare a thought for how they will have their social needs met.
Please note our offices will be closed on the following days over the Christmas and New Year period
Ballina, Bathurst, Broken Hill, Casino, Coffs Harbour, Dubbo, Kyogle and Parkes Monday 24 December – Friday 4 January
Byron Bay Monday 24 December – Tuesday 1 January
Grafton Tuesday 25 – Friday 28 December and New Year’s Day
Keen Street and Molesworth Street offices Tuesday 25 – Thursday 27 December and New Year’s Day
Choices Reproductive and Sexual Health Clinic Thursday 27 December
Clubhouse (152 Keen Street) Closed for the school holidays. Open for workshops on 22 and 24 January 2019 Reopens Monday 29 January 2019
headspace Lismore Tuesday 25 – Friday 28 December and New Year’s Day
Kyogle Monday 24 December – Friday 4 January and New Year’s Day
Mullumbimby and Murwillumbah Monday 24 December – Tuesday 1 January
Orange Monday 24 December – Tuesday 1 January
NDIS LAC 71-71 Wharf Street Monday 24 December – Tuesday 1 January
headspace Tweed Heads Office will be closed Tuesday 25 December – Friday 4 January
If you are experiencing homelessness call: Link 2 Home 1800 152 152 (24/7) In an emergency, Ability Links participants should contact Robert Baldwin 0400 127 514 In other emergencies, please see our URGENT HELP page.
Are you taking a well-deserved break this Christmas?
Maybe you’re heading off to see the rellos or down the beach for some fishing and barbeques. Maybe your family are interstate or overseas. Wouldn’t it be great not to be stuck at home, if you could help it?
Connecting Home 12 days of Christmas 2018 appeal
$300 of $10,000 raised
Can you help someone local this Christmas time?
All donations over $2 are tax deductible. Your receipt will be sent to you after your donation is received.
Choose the amount you would like to give from the options below, or choose your own amount.