Updates from the field​


Updates from the field

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This page lists resources, reports, training events and sector updates relevant to immigrant and refugee mental health.


Forum: The unique lived experiences of refugees in Metro Vancouver, hosted by MOSAIC in partnerships with other organizations and academic institutions, October 27, 2018. Register here.

Event: Running on empty: Canada and the Indochinese refugees, hosted by CIC Vancouver and Simon Fraser University, October 29, 2018. Register here.

Mental health promotion 101 for immigrant serving organizations, hosted by OCASI, October 31, 2018. Register here.

Conference: Strangers in new homelands – Assisting vulnerable migrant population groups to succeed amid insurmountable barriers in receiving societies, hosted by the University of Manitoba, October 31- November 2, 2018. Read more here.

Webinar: What are refugee claimants in BC eligible for during the claim process?, hosted by The BC Refugee Hub, November 1, 2018. Register here.

Symposium: Newcomer connections, City of Brantford, November 5, 2018. Register here.

Forum: 40 years of OCASI: Advocacy for change – Executive directors’ forum, hosted by OCASI, November 7-8, 2018. Read more and register here.

Training: LGBT2SQ+ Newcomers, hosted by the Manitoba Association of Newcomer Serving Organizations in partnership with Rainbow Resource Centre, November 9, 2018. View here

Event: Immigrant services network meeting, hosted by the Chilliwack Local Immigration Partnership, November 15, 2018. View here

Reports and resources

Report: Culture, context and mental health of Rohingya Refugees, developed by UNHCR. Read more here.

Information sheet: Racial equity in the settlement sector, developed by the Alberta Assoication of Immigrant Serving Agencies. Read more here.

Reports: Immigrant women, youth and seniors, developed by the Centre for Excellence for Research on Immigration and Settlement. Read more here.

Report: Alberta settlement and integration sector survey, developed by the Alberta Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies. Read more here.

Welcoming diversity: The role of local and civil society initiatives in integrating newcomers, developed by the International Migration Research Centre. Read more here.

Guide: Faith and settlement partnerships resource packet, developed by the Centre for Community Based Research. Read more here.

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