[PSRList] RSTP settlement workshop in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia (July 22)

Laura Hambleton lhambleton at rstp.ca
Wed Jul 5 11:21:32 EDT 2017

Dear sponsors,

I am pleased to invite you to register for the following Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) workshop in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia on July 22:

Workshop: Post-Arrival Settlement and Integration
Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (refreshments provided)
Location: Saint Ambrose Co-Cathedral Parish Center, Jubilee Room, 65 Green Street, YARMOUTH, NS

RSTP invites new and experienced sponsors to attend a free Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) workshop exploring the following themes of post-arrival settlement and integration matters:

  *   Settlement challenges and best practices: Approaches to plan for the successful settlement support of sponsored newcomers, including preparing for the end of sponsorship.
  *   Ethical considerations in sponsorship: Understanding the role of sponsors in the sponsorship-newcomer relationship, and how power balances can be minimized.
  *   Managing expectations: What expectations do sponsors and newcomers have of each other, and how can expectations be managed to avoid potential conflict, and facilitate successful sponsorship?
  *   Programs and support available to sponsored newcomers throughout the sponsorship, including Month 13


Sponsors can register for the workshop by visiting the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/private-refugee-sponsorship-post-arrival-settlement-and-integration-tickets-35917022782

Please advertise widely to any sponsors and volunteers you are in contact with that may be interested in attending.



Laura Jill Hambleton Atlantic Trainer Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

Located at Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS)

Suite 2120, 6960 Mumford Rd, Halifax, NS, B3L 4P1

Tel: 902-406-8736  | lhambleton at rstp.ca<mailto:lhambleton at rstp.ca> | www.rstp.ca<http://www.rstp.ca/>
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