eCALD® promotes culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) related information such as cross-cultural resources, activities, services, and upcoming CALD related conferences and workshops that may be useful for health planners, health providers, health professionals or CALD groups.
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28 July 2020
Cross-Cultural Interest Group (CCIG) Seminar: “Cultural complexities in capacity assessments" [20th October 2020]
eCALD® is pleased to announce our upcoming October 2020 Cross-Cultural Interest Group [CCIG] evening session.
27 July 2020
Understanding Social Work Provision to Former Refugee and Marginalised Migrant Communities in Auckland 
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.
17 July 2020
Cross Cultural Interest Group, evening seminar: “The harmful effects of e-cigarette and vaping" [18th August 2020]
eCALD® is pleased to announce our upcoming August 2020 Cross Cultural Interest Group [CCIG] evening session.
02 July 2020
New Zealand Asian Mental Health and Wellbeing Report 
Hot off the press! Asian Family Services has just released their newly published “New Zealand Asian Mental Health & Wellbeing Report”.
01 July 2020
Chinese Families Autism Support Group [21st July 2020]
Disability Connect offers monthly Chinese Families Autism Support group with information and advice for Mandarin- and Cantonese-speaking families raising children with Autism in Auckland.
01 July 2020
Ethnicity standard classification: Findings from public consultation 
Stats NZ has recently published the findings from public consultation relating to ethnicity standard classification. The primary aim of the consultation was to investigate the suitability of the existing classification in meeting current and future data needs of users. The consultation sought to assess if the current classification:
01 July 2020
New Zealanders’ Perceptions of Refugees – Survey Report 
Brand new publication! Refugees As Survivors New Zealand (RASNZ) has just launched their first New Zealanders’ Perceptions of Refugees Survey Report. The survey was conducted in collaboration with Colmar Brunton in April 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the level 4 lockdown.
01 July 2020
RASNZ Online Symposium “Refugee Resettlement in a Time of International Change” [5th August – 26th August 2020]
Refugees As Survivors New Zealand (RASNZ) as part of their 25th Anniversary.
02 April 2020
Training for "Interpreting remotely in the healthcare setting" for interpreters
eCALD® has launched a set of guidelines and training for interpreters since 2nd April 2020. The following guidelines and practical skills training provide understanding and knowledge on how to interpret effectively when interacting remotely with health practitioners and clients:
30 March 2020
eCALD Remote face-to-face CALD courses are now available
With the current COVID-19 situation requiring stricter social distancing, we are now providing “remote face-to-face courses” instead of face-to-face courses to reduce close contacts. The remote courses are provided by an educator via zoom. This means you now have a choice of accessing our e-learning courses or remote face-to-face courses...
27 March 2020
Guidelines and training for "Working with remote interpreters" for health practitioners
eCALD® has rolled out a set of guidelines and training for practitioners on 27th March 2020. The following guidelines and training provide essential knowledge and practical skills on how to provide effective remote services to non-English speaking clients when engaging a remote interpreter over the telephone or video conferencing: