[PSRList] RSTP Monthly Webinar Series for March 2019

Winnie Bower wbower at rstp.ca
Tue Feb 26 15:20:03 EST 2019

Dear Sponsors,

Please find below the details of RSTP's monthly webinar series for the month of March 2019.

1) Introduction to Canada's Refugee Sponsorship Programs - Friday March 1, 2019 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM EST

Topics covered: an overview of Canada's refugee sponsorship programs; the history and launch of the PSR program; and, the PSR program as part of global resettlement efforts.

Registration URL: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8250812617753164556

2) The PSR Program: Who Can Sponsor and Who Can be Sponsored - Tuesday March 5, 2019 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST

Topics covered: who can sponsor under the PSR program; who can be sponsored; refugee status documents: what are they and who needs them; and, an overview of sponsors' financial and settlement responsibilities under the PSR program.

Registration URL:  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4228484623023039244

3) The PSR Program: How to Prepare and Submit a Successful Application Package - Friday March 8, 2019 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST

Topics covered: an overview of the application process; recent updates and changes to processing; who can be included on one application package; what supporting documents need to be included in the application package; completing the forms for Groups of Five; completing the forms for Community Sponsors; proof of funds requirements; and, completing the refugees' forms.

Registration URL:  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2737240092014664716

4) The PSR Program: Adding Dependents Post-Submission and Updating Applications - Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT

Topics covered: the importance of keeping IRCC up-to-date with any changes in circumstances; who to contact and when; and, how to add dependents post-submission.

Registration URL:  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5591636049395599628

5) The PSR Program: Supporting Settlement and Integration - Friday March 22, 2019 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST

Topics covered: recap of sponsors' settlement and financial responsibilities under the PSR program; the importance of connecting newcomers with a settlement agency; managing expectations; power imbalance; and, ethical considerations.

Registration URL:  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8788375947200858892

6) The PSR Program: Preparing for Month 13 - Tuesday March 26, 2019 -  1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST

Topics covered: when should sponsors start preparing for Month 13; what to consider when preparing newcomers for Month 13; services available for sponsored newcomers in Month 13; evaluating the sponsorship; and, the post-sponsorship relationship.

Registration URL: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8558319631763163404

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Warm regards,

Winnie Bower | Refugee Sponsorship Training Program
Catholic Crosscultural Services | 55 Town Centre Court, Suite 401, Scarborough, ON M1P 4X4
Tel: 416.290.1700 New Ext. 2415 |  Toll-Free: 1.877.290.1701<tel:1.877.290.1701> | Fax: 416.290.1710<tel:416.290.1710> | wbower at rstp.ca<mailto:wbower at rstp.ca>

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