This BC Refugee Hub Training Webinar, delivered on August 11, 2020, covers supports for refugees and refugee claimants facing domestic violence, along with self-care strategies for front-line workers supporting with vulnerable clients. The target audience for this webinar was: settlement workers and settlement organization staff, community support workers, and stakeholders working with and supporting refugees and claimants.
The BC Refugee Hub would like to gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Competitiveness.
Speaker: Rosa Elena Arteaga, Manager of Direct Service and Clinical Practice – Battered Women’s Support Services (BWSS)
Rosa Arteaga has been working in the anti-violence field for over twenty years delivering workshops on violence against self-identified girls and women, and providing training to service providers at the national and international level. In her role as Manager of Direct Services and Clinical Practice, she oversees a number of programs within BWSS.
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Speaker: Mona Hassannia, Registered Clinical Counsellor – Nia Counselling
Mona Hassannia is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and Psychotherapist with Nia Counselling providing therapy, team debriefings and workshops in Vancouver. She has over 15 years of front-line and management experiences in the settlement sector.
Mona presented on:
Training Webinar (February 11, 2019) – How to Support Refugees and Refugee Claimants Facing Domestic Violence
Training Webinar (November 26, 2019) – Supporting Women with Precarious Immigration Status, Refugees and Refugee Claimants Facing Domestic Violence – Safety Assessment and Safety Planning Tool