Alberta Association of
Immigrant Serving Agencies

Supporting Alberta’s settlement and integration sector since 1980.

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2021 Settlement and Integration Conference

Save the Date: The 2021 Settlement and Integration Conference will be held December 7-9, 2021. 

Overview

The 2021 AAISA Settlement & Integration Conference is designed for front line professionals and managers from settlement and integration agencies. The conference will provide settlement and integration professionals with an opportunity to build capacity, share new knowledge and expertise with peers while generating practice insights and strategies to better serve newcomers.

Goals and Objectives
The goal of the 2021 AAISA Settlement and Integration Conference is to enhance the capacity and quality of newcomer services delivered by settlement and integration professionals in the province. It is our hope that the conference will leave attendees with a shared understanding and strengthened commitment to help all newcomers succeed.

Audience
This event will bring together about 300 front line professionals, managers, and leaders from the settlement and integration agencies. The 2021 AAISA Settlement & Integration Conference will be held as a VIRTUAL event.

SETTLEMENT TRANSITION PROCESSES

Participants will become familiar with various concepts related to acculturation, settlement, acculturative stress (culture shock), post-traumatic stress, and the role of settlement agencies related to settlement and transition processes. They will also become familiar with challenges that occur during settlement and learn strategies to address these challenges. 

Course duration: 4 weeks
Credit hours: 15
The course is FULL, waitlist available.