Courses

The development of CALD cultural competencies in the health sector include the recognition of culture as a determinant of health status; and the recognition of the need for a culturally competent workforce to address issues of equity and health disparities of CALD groups. CALD cultural competence focuses on the skills, behaviours and attitudes required for working with culturally, linguistically and religiously diverse groups.

View the courses categories below to find out more about the courses we offer for each group.

Courses for working with CALD patients

Courses for working with CALD patients

These are all our courses for health practitioners who are interested in gaining skills to work with CALD patients. It provides insight and understanding on cultural dimensions, how different cultures respond to health-related situations, different health concepts, faith-based practices, and differences in expectations from health systems.

Courses for mental health practitioners

Courses for mental health practitioners

These courses are recommended for practitioners who work with CALD clients with mental health issues. Learners taking up these courses will gain insight, understanding and strategies to manage cross-cultural interactions, screening and assessment when working with migrant and refugee clients and families from Asian and MELAA backgrounds.

Courses for addiction practitioners working with CALD Patients

Courses for addiction practitioners working with CALD Patients

These courses are recommended for practitioners working with CALD clients with addiction issues. Learners taking up these courses will gain insight, understanding strategies to enhance cross-cultural engagement, assessment, and treatment when working with migrant and refugee clients from Asian and MELAA backgrounds.

Courses for interpreters working in the healthcare setting

Courses for interpreters working in the healthcare setting

These courses are recommended for interpreters working in the healthcare setting. Learners taking up these courses will gain insight and understanding relating to culturally competent services, as well as gain practical skills to provide effective interpreting services in the health sector.

Courses for culturally diverse workplaces

Courses for culturally diverse workplaces

These courses are for clinical or non-clinical staff who are interested to gain insight and understanding of value dimensions that cause barriers to effective cross-cultural interaction and skills to enable effective working relationships in a culturally diverse workplace.