LP Courses

Working with victims of torture,asylum seeker and refugees

Learning Outcomes

The ACCESS Survivors of Torture Programme is an online course/information guide for healthcare professionals who may, in the course of their work, come into contact with a survivor of torture.

The course covers four basic areas:
1. Epidemiology of torture;
2. Psychological impact of torture, i.e. related trauma;
3. Cultural Competency and the Asylum process in Ireland;
4. How to work with interpreters.
The course offers links to videos and additional reading for those who would like a more comprehensive view. Information on appropriate services and the referral process will also be provided at the end of the course.
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