This is a seminar on Cross-Cultural Assessment. It is designed for practitioners and students working or interested in the area of Cross-Cultural Assessment in the health, social and welfare services. The course will cover assessment processes, assessment tools and the value and usage of assessment results.

Overall objectives of the program

The overall objectives of the seminar are to:

• sensitize professionals to issues to various cross-cultural issues impacting on assessment • enhance knowledge of cross-cultural assessment • improve understanding of assessment processes, procedures and uses of assessment outcomes.

Target audience

• Psychology practitioners
• Social Workers
• Health care practitioners
• Counseling practitioners
• Social and welfare practitioners
• Other related and interested practitioners, professionals & students

Learning Method

• Presentation of various ethics cases
• Group Discussion
• Exercises
• Demonstration


By the end of the seminar participants are expected to have:

• increased sensitivity to validity and reliability of assessment tools
• enhanced awareness of diverse assessment approaches
• increased sensitivity to cultural variations
• enhanced knowledge of selecting tools in cross-cultural assessment


7 CPD points for attendance only
12 CPD points for those who complete short multiple-choice exam

Certificate: Sent via email and also posted online in candidates account for future access.

Cost (VAT inclusive): R1 596.00 excluding accommodation. R 2 196.00 including   accommodation.


Registration: 8h00-8h45

Part 1: 8h45-10h30

Tea/Coffee Break: 10h30-10h45

Part 2: 10h45-12h45

Lunch: 12h45-13h30

Part 3: 13h30-15h00

Tea/Coffee Break: 15h00-15h15

Part 4: 15h15-17h00