This edition provides an MBIE update on refugee resettlement; Asian Family Services 'Reach Out Campaign', RASNZ Awards, upcoming webinar, etc.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
eCALD® is pleased to announce our upcoming August 2020 Cross Cultural Interest Group [CCIG] evening session.
The research surveyed 580 Asian New Zealanders across the country and found almost 44 per cent of them experienced some form of mental distress since the COVID-19 Level 4 lockdown. The survey found high levels of anxiety and nervousness, as well as racism.
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.