This edition features exciting conferences in May and June; as well as the launch of the International Student Online Resources by Asian Family Services; and more.
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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.
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:
Refugees As Survivors New Zealand (RASNZ) as part of their 25th Anniversary are holding an online symposium.
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.
The Ministry of Health has published new cardiovascular disease risk assessment and management guidelines for primary care.
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.
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.
The Parent and Family Resource Centre (trading as Disability Connect) is delighted to announce the Chinese Families Autism Support Group meeting in March.
Our sincere appreciation to our amazing presenter from India, Chittaranjan Andrade M.D., for his generosity to take time out of his busy schedule to come to New Zealand to share with us his expertise in clinical psychopharmacology and his extensive research in this area, which have won him numerous international and national awards.