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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  • Jun 2018

    Indian Families Social Group [July 2018]

    Disability Connect is delighted to announce our Indian Families Social Group for July 2018. This meeting will be in a relaxed ‘conversational’ environment, without an official speaker. The group especially welcomes all parents from the Indian Continent and South Asia.

  • May 2018

    Pre and Post CALD Training Evaluation Study 2018

    NEW EVALUATION STUDY RELEASED!! eCALD® Services has just released the “Pre and Post CALD Training Evaluation Study” (Mortensen, Lim & Puddle, 2018). From 2015, the New Zealand Government accepted an additional 600 Emergency Quota Refugees (EQR) from Syria for resettlement in Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.

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