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​Intercultural Mediation

Updated: Jun 8, 2023


Intercultural mediation Culture Connect


How a professional Intercultural Mediator can help your organisation communicate effectively


21st century Ireland is a place of marvellous diversity and colour. However, culture, tradition and languages can be a block to effective communication between minorities and a whole host of Irish service providers.


This is where Intercultural Mediators come in. Trained in leadership and acting as advocates for ethnic minority groups, a Intercultural Mediators will enhance understanding of the Irish system and facilitate working together, addressing such issues as racism and cultural conflicts.


A positive focus rests upon building constructive relationships between target groups and the wider community.

Intercultural Mediators are available to represent a wide range of immigrant, ethnic, faith and Traveller groups.


HOW ACCESS TO INTERCULTURAL MEDIATORS WORKS


  • Are you a service provider working with immigrants/ethnic minorities in Louth and its environs?

  • Do you need a cultural appropriate support to engage with immigrants/ethnic minorities?

  • Do you need an interpreter for your clients with difficulties in English?

  • Are you looking for a mediator to resolve cultural conflicts?

If so, please contact Culture Connect to avail of these services




Intercultural mediation Culture Connect




WHAT INTERCULTURAL MEDIATORS DO


  • We help service providers, employers, employment support agencies to understand the norms and values of the cultures of services users/ workers from a particular minority ethnic or faith background.

  • We help ethnic minorities to understand the cultural, linguistic and other barriers that may hinder equality and access to services.

  • We bridge communication gaps between service providers and minority ethnic users of services.

  • We support and encourage minority ethnic clients to voice their needs and interest when using services.

  • We mediate in conflicts where misunderstandings lead to serious communication breakdowns.


WHERE INTERCULTURAL MEDIATORS COULD BE OF HELP


  • Homes (Individuals / Single Parents / Families)

  • Schools

  • Workplaces

  • Garda Stations

  • Courts & Probation Service

  • Social Welfare Services

  • Hospitals/Healthcare Setti

  • Social Work Departments

  • Child & Family Support Age

  • Homeless / Refuge Centres

  • Resident Associations




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