Wednesday, 16 October 2019

An insider's guide to working with Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Communities Training Day 17 December 2019

Date: Tuesday 17th December 2019 (9.30 AM – 5:00 PM)

Venue: First Space Chapter Arts Centre, Market Rd, Cardiff CF5 1QE
Admission: The cost for the day (including light refreshments and lunch) is £162.29 per delegate, if you book before the Tuesday 3rd December 2019 and £183.85 per delegate if you book between Wednesday 4th December 2019 and Monday 16th December 2019. Places will only be secured with a confirmed payment.

Organisers: The Romani Cultural & Arts Company
Who should attend this training?
This course is suitable for anyone interested in ensuring that their services are inclusive and accessible for the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities, in meeting the needs of ‘hard-to-reach’ communities, and in addressing the intersection of ethnicity, race, class, gender and inequalities.
It would be particularly useful for those who work in:
  •         Academia and Research 
  •         Accommodation and Housing 
  •         Early Years
  •         Education
  •         Environmental Services 
  •         Equalities 
  •         Fire, Police and Justice Services
  •         Government: local, regional and national
  •         Planning 
  •         Public Health
  •         Social Services
  •         Transport
  •         Voluntary and Third Sector organisations

 Why should you attend this training?
It will assist you to:
  •  Ensure effective engagement with the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller communities in your particular area
  • Address the range of policies and strategies necessary to empower Romani and Traveller families and individuals, especially girls and young women, LGBT Romani and Traveller individuals, children and youth, and the elderly in these communities, to overcome the disadvantages and obstacles they face in accessing services and provision on a daily basis
  • Build understanding, strengthen knowledge and make informed decisions in your interactions with people from the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller communities
  • Be better able to assess the needs of the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller communities in Wales
Aims
To increase awareness about the cultural diversity of Romani and Traveller communities across England and Wales, addressing issues of discrimination and exclusion, examining the needs of Gypsy, Roma, Travellers, to inspire and improve the services and provision delivered to GRT communities, and to generate trust and understanding between GRT communities and local authority service providers.
 Learning Objectives
  •  To achieve a broader and more comprehensive understanding of the complex needs of Romani and Traveller communities, from local, national and international perspectives;
  •  To develop a level of knowledge that will strengthen and improve staff and officers’ work, related to health, education, housing and accommodation, training, justice and law enforcement;
  •  To introduce knowledge regarding the differences between Romani and Traveller communities and their cultures, languages and origins, insofar as is useful to participants in the training, with the aim of inspiring culturally sensitive ‘best practice’ and improving service delivery to all sections of the community;
  • To introduce to participants examples of community members who are ‘Community Champions‘ role models and who can challenge the prevailing stereotypes of Romani and Travellers, or the negative images of ‘Gypsies’, present in media and popular press.
To book your place follow the link below:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/working-with-gypsy-roma-and-traveller-communities-training-day-tickets-75277867127?aff=utm_source%3Deb_email%26utm_medium%3Demail%26utm_campaign%3Dnew_event_email&utm_term=eventurl_text

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