This edition features upcoming August seminars, the newly launched "CALD Cultural Competency in a Psychiatric Context" training programme, and research publications.
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As part of supporting the co-providers to provide responsive and culturally appropriate care for former refugees, the Refugee as Survivors NZ (RASNZ) is delivering face-to-face or webinar training for service providers and community groups in health and other sectors on a fee for service.
Between October 2020 to 30 June 2021, participating general practices in the Auckland Region are offering eligible former refugees and current asylum seekers and their immediate family access to a range of either free Doctor/GP (General Practitioner) consultations or with a possible small co-payment (fee) for an extended consultation.
Refugees as Survivors NZ (RASNZ) has held their Awards Celebration on 19th November 2020.
We are delighted to end our 2020 Cross-cultural interest group (CCIG) seminar series with an informative, topical and interesting talk about “e-Cigarettes and Vaping – a panacea or a bane to smoking in current times?”
Congratulations to the October 2020 winners!!
According to the Asian Family Services Report on the ‘New Zealand Asian Mental Health & Wellbeing’ in 2020, at least 43.9% of Asians have experienced some form of mental health distress since the COVID-19 lockdown.
RASNZ would like to acknowledge and thank those people who have made an exceptional contribution and positive difference for resettled communities in Auckland.
In response to the need for more contact-less training services as a result of the COVID-19 situation, eCALD Services are pleased to announce the provision of “remote face-to-face courses delivered by an educator via zoom” in addition to the current provision of e-learning courses and face-to-face courses to provide more options to our learners.
This study was commissioned to capture the experiences of Refugees as Survivors NZ (RASNZ) clinical and community services as they responded to COVID 19 and to understand the impact on service users in order to inform future mental health and well-being service provision for peoples from refugee backgrounds.
Topics covered will include: Personal safety, keeping yourself safe whether you are at home or out and about; Maintaining good health and wellbeing while studying in New Zealand; Health and travel insurance and tenancy issues for international students
eCALD® is pleased to announce our upcoming October 2020 Cross-Cultural Interest Group [CCIG] evening session.
A collaborative group of NGOs commissioned this research report: Belong Aotearoa, UMMA Trust, RASNZ, NZ Red Cross, Asylum Seekers Support Trust, Aotearoa Resettled Community Coalition and Family Action as part of their collective roles supporting New Zealand’s former refugee and migrant background communities.