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eCALD® Cross-Cultural Interest Group News - December 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?”

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61st Edition

This edition provides an MBIE update on refugee resettlement; Asian Family Services 'Reach Out Campaign', RASNZ Awards, upcoming webinar, etc.

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eCALD® Cross-Cultural Interest Group News - December 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?”

Winners of October 2020 eCALD Anniversary Prizes

Congratulations to the October 2020 winners!!

“REACH OUT” campaign in multiple languages | Asian Family Services

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.

2020 RASNZ Awards

RASNZ would like to acknowledge and thank those people who have made an exceptional contribution and positive difference for resettled communities in Auckland.

COVID-19 Refugee update | MBIE

According to a recent update from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), the New Zealand Government has agreed to resettlement of a limited number of UNHCR-referred cases under emergency priority.

eCALD® celebrating 15th anniversary – new website, milestones and prizes to win!

We are delighted to celebrate our 15-year milestone, with a brand new website showcasing our comprehensive range of digital CALD courses and resources, our performance and our history of milestones and achievements.

eCALD Remote face-to-face CALD courses are now available

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.

RASNZ COVID-19 Response Study

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.

Asian Family Services Webinar for International Students

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

 

Cross-Cultural Interest Group (CCIG) Zoom Webinar - 20th October 2020

eCALD® is pleased to announce our upcoming October 2020 Cross-Cultural Interest Group [CCIG] evening session.

Understanding Social Work Provision to Former Refugee and Marginalised Migrant Communities in Auckland | 2020

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.

Cross Cultural Interest Group, evening seminar - 18th August 2020

eCALD® is pleased to announce our upcoming August 2020 Cross Cultural Interest Group [CCIG] evening session.