Child sexual abuse (CSA) and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities


The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (2013–2017) identified Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities as a sub-group of Australia's population that we know very little about.

To help heed the call on building knowledge and capacity in the services sector, a cultural competency education program has been developed.

It is primarily designed for service providers in sexual assault and domestic violence organisations (e.g. counsellors, social workers, and psychologists). However, general practitioners (GPs), psychiatrists, and relevant program trainers, researchers and policy-makers are also invited to attend, as the content is relevant to their work.

Half day face-to-face lecture, with a short voluntary research component (GU HREC approval no. 2018/953)



Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop and implement a client-centred approach, that is sensitive to culture, racism, sexism, and professional power


Brisbane Mon 25 March 2019
Ship Inn, South Bank campus, Griffith University
Cnr Stanley & Sidon Streets Southbank Parklands, Brisbane

Sydney Wed 27 March 2019
Waldorf Parramatta Apartment Hotel
110-114 James Ruse Dr, Parramatta

Adelaide Fri 29 March 2019
Sage Hotel
208 South Terrace, Adelaide

Melbourne Wed 3 April 2019
Melbourne Metropole Central
44 Brunswick St Fitzroy, Melbourne

Session Time
8:30 AM- 1:00 PM

If you choose to register for this learning, you:

  • will need to provide some of your personal information directly to the third-party education provider
  • agree that the AMA can share some of your personal information with the third-party education provider.

For further details of the information that AMA shares with third-party education providers, please click the 'Privacy Policy' button at the bottom of this page.

If you have any queries about the information that the AMA shares with third-party education providers, please click 'Contact Us' to submit your enquiry.

If you have any queries about how third-party education providers use, disclose or store your personal information you should consult their privacy policy.

Child protection, racism, social service delivery, CALD

Medical Audience
GP, GP Registrar, Specialist, Doctors in Training (DIT), Medical Student, International Medical Graduate, Overseas Trained Doctor, Psychiatrist


Griffith University
4h : 30m
MBA - CPD: 4h : 30m
Social Determinants of Health
You have to be logged in to see the content of this module.

Provided by

Authored by