Alongside our successful clinical work, we also offer a range of training opportunities to mental-health professionals to allow them to work across all cultures and to increase their intercultural professional competence.
We offer in-house and bespoke training for individuals and agencies, including psychotherapists, counsellors, GPs, social workers and other mental health workers.
- training events
- open days
- discussion groups
We will be delivering four Cultural Competency training workshops in 2019.
The workshop will draw on clinical examples and work as well as the intercultural experience to put forward the processes involved in working at the juncture of the client’s inner and outer experiences. The evocation of shame and avoidance in the dyadic or group encounter of intersecting differences and sameness will also be explored. “Any clinical encounter that does not take into account the client’s whole life experience and does not consider their race, culture, gender or social values, can only fragment that person.” (Jafar Kareem, co-founder of Nafsiyat Intercultural Therapy Centre). In the workshop Jafar’s quote will be applied to societal/individual assumptions with regards to racism and sexism. There will be an opportunity for participants to work on some of their own material from their practice.
The dates are:
- Sunday 17th February 2019
- Sunday 16th June 2019
- Sunday 8th September 2019
- Sunday 10th November 2019
For more information and to book a place, please click here.