Enhancing CALD Cultural Competence

Cultural diversity in the New Zealand population is growing leading to increasing cross cultural interactions between clinicians and patients and between employees.

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CALD refers to culturally and linguistically diverse groups who are migrants and refugees from Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American and African (MELAA) backgrounds.

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  • Jan 2019

    “You are not alone” – Asian Like Minds Campaign

    Asian Family Services have developed video resources as part of their “You are not alone” – Asian Like Minds Campaign to raise awareness of mental health distress to the Asian communities. They have developed the YouTube resources in the following languages: Chinese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese, Hindi and English.

  • Jan 2019

    Refugee Quota Arrivals and Settlement for the last five years

    Since 2014, 4,158 quota refugees have arrived in New Zealand. From 2016, the New Zealand Government accepted Syrian refugees increasing the quota from 750 to 1000 refugees annually. The top 10 nationalities for settlement in New Zealand since 2014 are: Syria (944); Myanmar (740); Afghanistan (537); Colombia (437); Bhutan (205);...

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