Cultural Competence Program – helping organisations benefit from cultural diversity and inclusion

Cultural Competence Program – helping organisations benefit from cultural diversity and inclusion

CPPE-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
  • Unconscious Bias
  • Cross Cultural Communication
  • Cultural Adaptation
  • 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.

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Twelfth day of Christmas: a lovely Christmas dinner

Twelfth day of Christmas: a lovely Christmas dinner

Christmas turkey and cartoon pudding

Food glorious food! And drink of course.

For many people, Christmas is a time to indulge. Put thoughts of dieting away until the New Year’s resolution comes into play! Who will you be sharing your Christmas meals with?


 

Connecting Home 12 days of Christmas 2018 appeal

$300 of $10,000 raised

12 Days image of front doorCan 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.

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Eleventh day of Christmas: gifts under the tree

Eleventh day of Christmas: gifts under the tree

Christmas gifts with little santa

Have you got a few gifts under your tree?

Whether or not you’ve wrapped them, you know who’s getting what – and who’s been naughty and nice. What if you couldn’t afford anything at all for your kids this year?


 

Connecting Home 12 days of Christmas 2018 appeal

$300 of $10,000 raised

12 Days image of front doorCan 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.

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Tenth day of Christmas: Christmas parties

Tenth day of Christmas: Christmas parties

christmas party table

Got that little black dress ready?

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.

Ninth day of Christmas: lighten up!

Ninth day of Christmas: lighten up!

christmas lights

Christmas lights give the festive season that bit of extra twinkle!

But energy to run them costs a lot and many people are struggling with their power bills for the basics this year.


 

Connecting Home 12 days of Christmas 2018 appeal

$300 of $10,000 raised

12 Days image of front doorCan 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.

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Christmas and New Year office closures

Christmas and New Year office closures

Decorative card

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 

Lismore

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

Tweed Heads

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.

Eighth day of Christmas: holiday fun?

Eighth day of Christmas: holiday fun?

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

12 Days image of front doorCan 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.

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Donation Total: $30.00

 

Seventh day of Christmas: the family pets

Seventh day of Christmas: the family pets

We love our pets and many of them will be spoilt this Christmas with a special treat or two.

Some people are homeless because of their pets… they can’t bear to lose their only real friends. Can you help to give a homeless person’s pet some food to see them right this Christmas?


 

Connecting Home 12 days of Christmas 2018 appeal

$300 of $10,000 raised

12 Days image of front doorCan 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.

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Donation Total: $30.00

2017-2018 Annual Report

2017-2018 Annual Report

At the Annual General Meeting in November 2018, the Social Futures Board presented the 2017-2018 Annual Report.

Some of the year’s highlights include:

  • Supporting 22,428 participants in regional NSW
  • Launching our Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Presenting Lived Experience Training to 254 participants across 20 events
  • Wrapping up the successful six year Belonging Project in a final report

Three ways to read the full Annual Report:

  1. Read the online version
  2. Download a low-res copy to your device
  3. Enter your name and address details to receive a printed copy
Sixth day of Christmas: couch surfing

Sixth day of Christmas: couch surfing

Sleeping on Aunty Marj’s sofa might be fun if you’re on holiday.

What happens when you’ve no place else to go, and your friend’s cousin has already booked the couch you’re sleeping on?


 

Connecting Home 12 days of Christmas 2018 appeal

$300 of $10,000 raised

12 Days image of front doorCan 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.

$
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Donation Total: $30.00

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