Journey to Promote Mental Health: A Training Series for Individuals Working with Immigrants and Refugees
|Date:||Thursday, September 20 – Friday, September 21, 2012|
|Time:||9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|Location:|| Canadian Hearing Society, 1233 Paris Street, Sudbury
The Hong Fook Mental Health Association invites front-line workers to a two-day training workshop in Sudbury: Journey to Promote Mental Health: A Training Series for Individuals Working with Immigrants and Refugees.
The Journey to Promote Mental Health project provides interactive workshops for settlement workers with the key objective of enhancing the capacity of settlement service workers in addressing the mental health issues presented by the individuals they serve and making timely referrals to appropriate services in the mental health and community health systems.
- What’s the connection between mental health and migration?
- What are the early signs or symptoms of mental illness?
- What can I do as a settlement worker for my clients with mental health issues?
- What community mental health resources are available?
- How does the mental health system work?
- What can I do to prevent myself from burning out?
- This is a 2-day training and it is very important that you are available to participate both days
- This training is for participants from organizations providing services to immigrants and refugees located in Sudbury and surrounding area
- Breakfast, lunch and refreshments will be provided on both days
A Certificate of Completion will be provided to participants who attend both days of the training.
Registration is required.
Deadline for registration is September 14th 2012, or until tickets are sold out.
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