Culturally appropriate services
Try to find culturally appropriate services. If you are unable to or the service is not practical for the father, ask if he is okay with a mainstream service along with the help of a culturally appropriate support person.
You can get more information or advice from a local Humanitarian Settlement Service or the Queensland Government Multicultural Resource Directory. Note, some of these services are funded to only work with clients in their first 5 years of settlement.
Be aware that sometimes men from other cultures will not talk to women—even women from government.
Explain that violence is never okay.If possible, engage someone he respects from his culture to help you to have this conversation.
Get fathers to talk about their ideas of gender and roles within the family.
|Talk about the changes the father has experienced since moving to Australia.
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