Mental Health Education & Resource Centre

Future Webinar | Asian Mental Health: Cultural Differences & Advocacy

PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEBINAR IS ONLY OFFERED TO PARTICIPANTS OUTSIDE THE GREATER CHRISTCHURCH AREA

It is a live feed of the course being delivered here at MHERC on the day, with in-room participants and facilitator. Registering here will allow you to be a part of the learning experience, viewing the facilitator and powerpoint presentation via your own device, in the comfort and location of your choice.

Description

Course Type: Introductory | Course Level: Four | Catering: Refreshments provided

Please Note: This webinar is only offered to participants outside the greater Christchurch area

Please note: Your online experience will differ from face to face education sessions.

Aim
This course is for people who would like to develop a greater understanding of mental health issues, in particular from an Asian perspective, in order to work more effectively with their Asian clients. The course will include findings of a research project, “Asian People's Healthcare Needs in the Wider Christchurch Area”, conducted with Partnership Health. Open and interactive discussion is encouraged throughout the presentation and Wayne uses narrative (story) throughout to illustrate key points.

Overview
• Asian culture in general
• Differences with Asian culture
• Mental illness from an Asian perspective
• Depression, alcohol and addiction issues in Asian populations

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
• Develop an understanding of Asian people
• Learn how best to communicate (verbal and non-verbal)
• Develop an understanding of the Asian culture

Let’s Get Real Skills
• Professional and Personal Development
• Working with Service Users
• Working with Families/Whānau
• Working with Communities

 

Terms and Conditions

 

Prerequisites

You will need:

• Headset and Microphone 
• Built-in laptop camera or attachable webcam device (for laptop or PC)
• Stable broadband connection 

To test you can connect to our webinar software click here (Please follow the onscreen prompts to download Webex)

Minimum System Requirements:
As a guide, if you are able to Skype or watch online videos (eg: YouTube) from your device, your system requirements should be capable. 

Operating System:
Windows 7 and above
Mac OS X 10.6 and above

Browsers:
Internet Explorer 7 and above
Firefox - latest version
Chrome - latest version
Safari - 5 and above