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Refugee Accompaniment

Length: 1 to 2-day workshops that can be adapted to the needs of the group

Summary: This is a training program for professionals and grassroots people involved in refugee outreach in their communities. The program focuses on practices, methods and trauma theory for those accompanying refugees and immigrants and for self-care.

Training Objectives:

  • Understand trauma theory including how trauma and traumatic stress affect the body, mind and emotions
  • Develop competence in Capacitar practices that help alleviate the effects of trauma, traumatic stress, and secondary trauma in refugees and those accompanying refugees
  • Explore the uses of Capacitar in clinical, legal, professional and grassroots settings

Facilitators: Capacitar International Team Members

Refugee Accompaniment – 140 pages

Training Text: Capacitar manual “Refugee Accompaniment”

See Website Calendar for training dates and contacts.