Training in the comfort of your own home by qualified RSTP trainers, SAH members, and settlement providers will contribute to your knowledge base in Canada's refugee sponsorship programs.

training teacherThe Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) offers several workshops across Canada, and frequent on-line webinars are available for anyone who signs up. All of them are free, and workshops often include refreshements of some kind.

You will find available training at the links above and in the articles below.

Attend a webinar for an introduction to the Private Sponsorship of Refugees programDate: Tuesday, Oct 20, 2018 
Time: 1:00 - 2:30pm EDT

This webinar will cover:

  • when should sponsors start preparing for the end of sponsorship
  • what to consider when preparing newcomers for the post-sponsorship period
  • services available for sponsored newcomers after the sponsorship period
  • evaluating the sponsorship experience. and
  • the post-sponsorship relationship

To register for this webinar, please click on this link.

Einstein rstpDate: Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00pm EDT

This webinar is part of a series of webinars on conflict prevention, management and resolution. We will tackle one of the root causes of PSR disputes and why some sponsorships thrive while others fail - cross-cultural communication

The following topics will be covered: 

  • dimentions of culture
  • aspects of cultural differences
  • gender roles
  • family dynamics
  • linguistic and non-linguistic communication
  • differences within the "similarly perceived" cultures
  • refugee experience
  • where do we meet?
  • Q & A

To register for this webinar, please click on this link.