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Refugee Dads and Kids Weekend

The program aims to support refugee and asylum seeker families from all communities, including: Afghani, African, Burmese, Iraqi, Syrian and others. The program is free of charge.

The program helps participants explore:

  • parenting in Australia
  • respect for traditional cultures
  • understanding each other’s strengths
  • ways to strengthen the father-child relationship
  • working as a team to meet new challenges
  • building a better understanding of family law issues in Australia, including child protection and family violence, etc
  • understanding the impact of trauma on children’s brain development
  • parenting strategies to support and develop children’s resilience at different developmental stages

Modality

Face-to-face, weekend away. 

Duration

3 days. The next Refugee Dads and Kids Weekend will run at Mount Eliza from 29 November – 1 December 2019.

Organisation

CatholicCare

Location

Melbourne

Website

https://www.ccam.org.au/page/85/refugee-dads-and-kids-weekend