The Culturally Reflective Casework Practice podcast series focuses on a practice model that supports practitioners in working with culturally diverse clients and families. Guest speaker, Janet Irvine, discusses the needs and challenges that can impact on clients from CALD backgrounds, and identifies ways in which organisations & practitioners can adapt Reflective Practice in their casework.

The information covered in this series has been based on Train the Trainer sessions developed by the Multicultural Services Unit of Family and Community Services (FaCS). Additional resources and links can be found in the Learning Centre’s Resource Shelf.

Culturally Reflective Casework Practice – Part 1 (of 3)
In Part 1 of the series, we begin exploring the concept of ‘culture’ and it’s impact in our work with clients.

Culturally Reflective Casework Practice – Part 2 (of 3)
In part 2 of the series, we explore three main elements of the CRP model (practitioner attitudes, knowledge, and skills) and discuss the impact that our attitudes, beliefs and understanding can have on our relationships with clients, especially those who are migrants and refugees.

Culturally Reflective Casework Practice – Part 3 (of 3)
In Part 3 of the series, Janet Irvine speaks about the refugee experience and provides examples of how we can apply reflection and awareness to build stronger & more effective relationships with multicultural clients.

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