Thursday, 5 February 2015

Traveller Culture Awareness Training

Traveller Culture Awareness Training  taking place in North Cork in March. 
The training is open to staff/volunteers of agencies and community groups working in North Cork who would like to know more about Traveller Culture and how to ensure that your services are reaching Travellers.
Places are limited so please book early to ensure a place. 

There is a cost of €30 to participate and CPD points are available to nurses/ health professionals taking part.

Bec Fahy
Primary Health Care Co-ordinator
Travellers of North Cork (TNC)
Riverside,
Doneraile,
County Cork
Tel. 022 71035 / 022 71032
mobile: 087 2931364

Training Information


Want to get an insight into Traveller Culture?
TCAT is a two hour Traveller led workshop. The workshop is generic and is open to anyone with an
interest in learning more about the uniqueness of Travellers and their culture. It aims to promote a
better understanding of Traveller culture among the wider community in Cork.
DATE: Tuesday 10th March
TIME: 10.30am
VENUE: Mercy Centre, Mallow
Learn about:
􀁸 The importance of Traveller culture to the Traveller community.
􀁸 Traveller customs and traditions.
􀁸 The laws and policies that affect Travellers.
􀁸 How to support Traveller service users.
What other participants have said:
􀂾 I now know the importance of communication and openness. I won’t be afraid to discuss Traveller
culture in front of young Travellers and challenge attitudes of some settled people to Travellers.
􀂾 I understand the shift needed for services to be accessible.
􀂾 I intend to encourage young Travellers be proud and celebrate their culture.
Interested?
To book a place of find out more please contact:
Bec Fahy, (Travellers of North Cork) on 022 71035 email: travellersnorthcork@live.com
or
Bridget Horgan, on 087 1114 6585 email corktcat@gmail.com
Closing date for applications is Thursday 5th March 2015.

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