Social Work

The CRS Social Work team consists of 3.20FTE social worker positions and 1FTE social work assistant who provide generic individual and family support around resettlement issues; psychosocial support around earthquake impacts, mental health assessment, intervention and support; and family centred family violence support – all for people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. Christchurch Resettlement Services is also providing Lead Professionals to the Canterbury Children’s Team and Victim Advocates to the Integrated Safety Response (ISR) initiative to address the needs of families experiencing family violence. Support is available to referred families from any ethnic background.

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