Cross Cultural Resources

The supplementary resources in this section provide cultural-specific information and topics not covered in detail in the eCALD® Cultural Competency “Courses for Working with Patients” and “Courses for Culturally Diverse Workplaces”.  It aims to provide the New Zealand health workforce opportunity to further enhance their cultural understanding working with CALD patients/clients and their cross cultural interactions in a culturally diverse workplace.  

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Talking therapies for asian people
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Talking Therapies for Asian People

This PDF resource, produced by Mental Health Programmes Limited (Te Pou), provides information about traditional Asian beliefs about mental illness and sources of support which can differ from the assumptions that underlie Western models of talking therapy, a guide intended as a starting point of gathering information on the delivery of talking therapies for Asian communities.

Talking therapies for refugees
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Talking Therapies for Refugees

This PDF resource, produced by Te Pou o Te Whakaaro Nui), provides guidance relating to therapies relevant for three subgroups of migrants: those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, refugees and asylum seekers. 

Working with Muslim Families and Disability
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Working with Muslim Families and Disability

This booklet provides important cultural and religious information for working with Muslim families for the Auckland regional and national providers of Child Development Services.

Supporting muslim service users
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Supporting Muslim Service Users

This booklet provides information about different aspects of Muslim cultures to help service providers gain better understanding. Information provided includes:

Working with Muslim Mental Health Clients
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Working with Muslim Mental Health Clients

This resource provides a broad overview of the key concepts around mental health within the Muslim culture with specific knowledge and tips as well as case studies to exemplify cultural perspectives.

Child mental health resource
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CALD Child and Adolescent Mental Health

This resource is a guidance document for health providers working in a mental health context with CALD children and adolescents and their families from Asian, Middle Eastern and African backgrounds

Maternal health
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Maternal Health for CALD Women

This HTML resource is a guidance document for health providers working with Asian, Middle Eastern and African women.

Family violence
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CALD Family Violence Resource

This HTML resource provides a general guide relating to family violence intervention for health practitioners who work with womenfrom Asian, Middle Eastern and African backgrounds.

Older people
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CALD Older People Resource for Health Providers

This HTML resource provides a general guide and essential culture-specific knowledge and cultural approaches for health providers working with CALD older people from Asian, Middle Eastern and African backgrounds.