Although the first webinar was today, you may be interested in the following webinars put on by the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program and Settlement and Education Partnership in Toronto.
UNDERSTANDING, SUPPORTING & WELCOMING REFUGEES IN CANADA (SPECIAL FOCUS ON SYRIAN REFUGEES)
The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) and Settlement and Education Partnership in Toronto (SEPT) Programs at Catholic Crosscultural Services (CCS) are organizing a series of webinars on sponsorship and settlement of refugees to promote an understanding of refugees, their unique challenges and resources available to them. In addition to general challenges, we will be sharing information on challenges specific to the Syrian refugees as Canada prepares to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees over the next few months. The webinars will be offered over three consecutive Wednesdays starting November 25, 2015. To facilitate participation, we will be offering each webinar twice a day, once in the morning and once in the afternoon. These webinars are open to service providers and school board staff.
To secure your spot and to register, please select the links given below. Spaces are limited.
WEBINAR 1 – OVERVIEW OF REFUGEE ISSUES AND RESETTLEMENT
Who is a refugee? Who are resettled to Canada? What are the various resettlement programs? How many refugees are resettled globally and in Canada? Where does refugee resettlement fall in the overall immigration to Canada? What are the common myths about refugees and resettled refugees? Which refugee populations are mostly resettled and sponsored into Canada?
Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Time: 9:30 -10:30 am (Toronto time)-to register for this session go to this link:
Time: 3:30 -4:30 pm (Toronto time)- go to the link below to register:
WEBINAR 2 – HOW CAN YOU SPONSOR REFUGEES AND SUPPORT THEM?
How can you sponsor refugees? What role can you as individuals and institutions play in sponsorship and settlement of refugees? What are the usual settlement challenges that sponsored refugees face? What resources are available to support sponsored refugees?
Date: Wednesday, December 02, 2015
Time : 9:30 -10:30 am (Toronto time)- to register for this session go to this link:
Time: 3:30 -4:30 pm (Toronto time)- go to the link below to register :
WEBINAR 3 – SPECIAL FOCUS ON THE SETTLEMENT OF SYRIAN REFUGEES
How Syrian refugees are resettled to Canada? From where they are being sponsor? What do we anticipate in term of the composition, family size and needs of Syrians who will be resettled? What should we know about culture and customs of Syrians? What experiences Syrian refugees might have gone through and their possible impacts on their settlement?
Date: Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Time – 9:30 -10:30 am (Toronto time)- to register for this session go to this link:
Time – 3:30 -4:30 pm (Toronto time)- go to the link below to register :
If you have any questions, please email
RSTP @ firstname.lastname@example.org
SEPT Program @ email@example.com