By sharing relevant resources, we want to help all settlement and integration service providers in Atlantic Canada be at the top of their game when serving immigrants and refugees.
If you are looking for something specific and can’t find it on our website, check out SettleNet.org, a bilingual National Settlement Sector Community of Practice (CoP) where staff, leaders and those in related fields can learn, share, connect and collaborate. A real treasure trove!
You must have noticed that professionals in the sector use a lot of acronyms! It is not always easy to navigate those acronyms and to remember what they stand for. That’s why we created a handy acronym list, keep it close, you might need it!
Twice a year, through our Professional Development (PD) events, we provide front-line settlement workers, managers and team leads with the latest knowledge, skills and expertise regarding the settlement and integration sector.
Here is what ARAISA PD sessions bring to the sector:
- Organizations are better equipped to serve immigrants and refugees
- Newcomers’ settlement needs are better known and responded to
- Staff are better supported and guided
- Responsive and professional programs are created
- Good practices and knowledge are shared
- Capacity is strengthened across the region
of participants are satisfied or very satisfied with our PD event*
indicated that the information received will be useful to their work*
said that the presenters were knowledgeable*
*Based on the evaluation of the November 2018 “How Best to Support Immigrant Youth”
UPCOMING ARAISA Professional Development event
Tuesday, October 8 to Thursday October 10, 2019 in Halifax, NS
Trauma & Resilience – Informed Approach to Mental Health
More details coming soon
Past Professional Development resources
You can also browse the Courses on SettleNet.org to find training sessions on a specific topic.
(Please note that you will need to log in to access the resources)
Report: How Best To Support Immigrant Youth – November 2018
Report: Connecting Community Connections – November 2017
Report: Resettlement Assistance Program PD – December 2016
Webinars are a popular, convenient way to gain information, develop skills, and stay current on relevant issues. ARAISA is pleased to provide sector staff and others with valuable content that will assist you in your work with newcomers.
You can either participate in the webinars live or you can watch the recording at a time that is more convenient for you.
We are currently planning a Fall/Winter webinar. More details coming soon! You can also subscribe to our newsletter to receive the information directly.
Each event and research that we conduct, or are a partner of, leads to a report. And because we know you don’t always have the time to read a 40-page document, we try to keep it short. To make it even easier for you, we’ve summarized some reports as infographics!
Settlement Program Priorities for the Atlantic Region
ARAISA and Société Nationale de l’Acadie(SNA)
Atlantic Immigration Pilot Meeting, Summary of Participant Recommendations
ARAISA, April 2018