Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

Working Supportively With Refugees: Principles, Skills and Perspectives

The University of Glasgow

This interdisciplinary course explored how to work supportively with refugees. It discussed related legal framework and intercultural communication and interpretation issues. It engaged with problems of psychological wellbeing of both refugees and practitioners and social integration of refugees.

3 weeks, 4 hours per week

Educators

Marta Moskal

Research Fellow in Education

The University of Glasgow

Transcript

Learning outcomes

  • Discuss the legal, social and cultural grounding for the refugee's integration in different European countries
  • Reflect critically on the process of intercultural communication and interpretation, in the reality of and in the work with refugees
  • Evaluate the idea of social integration, assessing ways in which cultural mediators could offer adequate support to refugees, asylum seekers and migrants
  • Demonstrate awareness of principles of psychological well-being and socio-emotional health of refugees
  • Assess strategies for mediators to support refugees and attend to their own self-care
  • Explore the skills needed to work with refugees including group management, intercultural communication, and conflict negotiation

Syllabus

  • The basics about human migration, refugees and legal framework
  • Cultural diversity and interethnic relations
  • Socialisation, conflict resolution and social inclusion
  • Principles on psychological well-being and socio-emotional health in refugee cases. Strategies for the mediator to support the target group and their own self-care
  • Communication and interpreting in contexts of cultural mediation
  • The practice of cultural mediation in the reality of refugees

Issued on 17th January 2022

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Free online course:

Working Supportively With Refugees: Principles, Skills and Perspectives

The University of Glasgow