CALD
Community
Engagement
Tools
Natalie Anne Juresic
What are the Tools?
Five Guides on;
• Thinking about Stigma, Disability and CALD Communities
• Understanding the Importanc...
What are the Tools?
Three videos with;
• An Arabic speaking parent of three children with disability
•Two disability worke...
Background
•DiverseWerks conducted consultations with the
disability sector in;
-Parramatta
-Dubbo
-Newcastle
-Bankstown
©...
What we found
Strengths:
•Some orgs. are real leaders
•CC training available if you seek it
•Some momentum
• E.g. speciali...
Navigating the Website
© Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
Navigating the Website
© Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
Navigating the website
© Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
Navigating the Website
© Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
In what situations would you use the
Tools?
•The tools can be used in a variety of contexts. Some
examples include;
-As a ...
Meet Ibtehaj
© Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
Ibtehaj’s Story
Themes;
•Isolation apparent in the community
•The importance of effective engagement
© Cultural Perspectiv...
The duality of effective engagement
Language is important
but also
“You don’t need to speak their language”
© Cultural Per...
Meet Marie and her family
© Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
Person Centeredness and Family
•Importance of doing your research
•Person centred approaches – complexity of
responses
•Th...
A Workers Perspective
“I put myself in their shoes”
© Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
Why is this important?
1. Data captured by NEDA suggests that “One in
every four people with disability is a person of eit...
Why is this important?
2. Diversitat (A community Services organisation
based in Geelong) concludes that “People from non-...
Why is this important?
3. Organisational readiness : Need to be prepared
internally deal with external diversity
4. Consis...
UN Convention on the Rights of
Persons with Disabilities
The purpose of the Convention is to ensure:
The full and equal en...
Any Questions?
You can also provide feedback at:
diversityindisability.org
© Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
Natalie Anne Juresic
Email
natalie.anne@diversewerks.com.au
Phone
02 8585 1313
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CALD Community Engagement Tools - Natalie Anne Juresic (DiverseWerks)

Presentation from Northcott's Cultural Competency in Disability Conference 2015.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - CALD Community Engagement Tools - Natalie Anne Juresic (DiverseWerks)

  • 1. CALD Community Engagement Tools Natalie Anne Juresic
  • 2. What are the Tools? Five Guides on; • Thinking about Stigma, Disability and CALD Communities • Understanding the Importance of CALD Data Collection • Building Partnerships • Engaging new and emerging communities • Engaging CALD communities in program planning © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 3. What are the Tools? Three videos with; • An Arabic speaking parent of three children with disability •Two disability workers of an Egyptian and Italian background •A person with disability and her family of Italian heritage © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 4. Background •DiverseWerks conducted consultations with the disability sector in; -Parramatta -Dubbo -Newcastle -Bankstown © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 5. What we found Strengths: •Some orgs. are real leaders •CC training available if you seek it •Some momentum • E.g. specialist services • Person-centred approaches more prevalent •Interpreter access •3rd party verification Weaknesses •CALD under-represented •SPs with poor • Engagement skills • Understanding of disability from CALD POV •CALD communication about NDIS •Poor client knowledge • Rights; Complaints, Feedback •No CALD input in decision-making •Standardised data collection •Interpreter access incl: Cost, skills, availability © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 6. Navigating the Website © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 7. Navigating the Website © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 8. Navigating the website © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 9. Navigating the Website © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 10. In what situations would you use the Tools? •The tools can be used in a variety of contexts. Some examples include; -As a frontline worker : client related matters -As a team leader : for staff training purposes -As a senior manager : for strategic planning purposes © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 11. Meet Ibtehaj © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 12. Ibtehaj’s Story Themes; •Isolation apparent in the community •The importance of effective engagement © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 13. The duality of effective engagement Language is important but also “You don’t need to speak their language” © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 14. Meet Marie and her family © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 15. Person Centeredness and Family •Importance of doing your research •Person centred approaches – complexity of responses •Thinking of the needs of the family as a whole © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 16. A Workers Perspective “I put myself in their shoes” © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 17. Why is this important? 1. Data captured by NEDA suggests that “One in every four people with disability is a person of either first or second generation Non-English Speaking Background (NESB), representing approximately 1 million people across Australia”. http://www.neda.org.au/index.php/news/fact- sheets?showall=&start=1 © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 18. Why is this important? 2. Diversitat (A community Services organisation based in Geelong) concludes that “People from non- English speaking backgrounds with disabilities face multiple barriers and are less likely to access government-funded disability support services than others with disabilities (Productivity Commission, 2009). © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 19. Why is this important? 3. Organisational readiness : Need to be prepared internally deal with external diversity 4. Consistent theme: Building a trusting relationship and engaging effectively can take time, respect and active listening © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 20. UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities The purpose of the Convention is to ensure: The full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities, and to promote respect for their inherent dignity. Persons with disabilities include those who have long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments which in interaction with various barriers may hinder their full and effective participation in society on an equal basis with others. (Article 1) © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 21. Any Questions? You can also provide feedback at: diversityindisability.org © Cultural Perspectives Group. 2015
  • 22. Natalie Anne Juresic Email natalie.anne@diversewerks.com.au Phone 02 8585 1313

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