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eCALD Newsletter 18: May 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017   Posted in: Resources and Information By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, migrants, resources, health

Kia ora and welcome to our 18th edition.

eCALD® Research Commentary 6th Edition

This is the second review in our series on Asian, Migrant and Refugee Child and Adolescent mental health care. This edition focuses on the mental health of Asian youth in New Zealand, help-seeking behaviours and recommendations for improving access to services. The international literature highlights culturally appropriate mental health interventions for Asian young people and their families.

Refugee Health Forum in West Auckland

Don’t miss out! The Auckland Regional Refugee Health Network (ARRHN) Executive Group cordially invites you and your colleagues to attend the first of a series of three Refugee Health forums.

The forums are aimed at professionals who engage with Asian, Middle Eastern and African communities from former refugee backgrounds in primary health.

The first of the series will be titled “Improving the health and wellbeing of former refugees who live, work, learn or play in West Auckland”. Please RSVP for catering purposes.

Date: Thursday 8th June 2017
Location: Kelston Community Centre, West Auckland.

Dementia: Updates on Primary Care Assessment Pathway

Dr Gary Cheung, Dr Michal Lynn Boyd and Dr Sarah Cullum will be presenting at the forthcoming Cross-Cultural Interest Group session on Tuesday 16th May 2017. You are invited to attend. RSVP is required by Friday 12th May 2017.

The session is also available on the webcast for those who cannot attend in person.

Cross-Cultural Newsletter: Post Natal Depression in Asian Women

Dr Aram Kim is a Consultant psychiatrist for Maternal and Infant Mental Health at theWaitemata DHB. He provided an evening education session on “Postnatal Depression in Asian Woman - Fortitude, fragility and culturally relevant management” at the Auckland Cross Cultural Interest Group meeting held in March 2017.

His presentation include explanation of relevant cultural perspectives of motherhood during the stages of pregnancy, labour delivery, and post-partum, as well as in-depth discussion about Post Natal Depression (PND) among Asian women and cultural relevant management.

Find out more about Dr Aram Kim's presentation or obtain a copy of the recorded presentation in DVD or power-point format.

CALD Child Health and Disability Newsletter: April 2017

This newsletter features:

  • the new CALD Child Health Resource for Health Providers,
  • a farewell to Cultural Caseworkers: Abdi Musse and Im Soo Kim,
  • an update on Disability Connect’s parent and family support groups, and
  • the availability of the Disability Connect translated video resources on Vimeo.

View previous editions of this eCALD newsletter.

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CALD refers to culturally and linguistically diverse groups who are migrants and refugees from Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American and African (MELAA) backgrounds.

This eCALD Newsletter is produced by the eCALD Service at the Waitemata DHB.

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