Newcomer young men: Tips for engagement in social and recreational programming

Presenter: Burke Brokenshire, Child and Youth Programs Coordinator (Acting), Association for New Canadians
Date: November 13th, 2019

 

Description

Evidence shows that newcomer men face unique pressures and challenges throughout the migration process. We also know that newcomer men access mental health services less often. Yet, there is limited research about engaging and providing support for this population. In this webinar, Burke discusses practical tips for engagement, and highlights examples of social and recreational programming that is tailored to meet the needs of this population.

Presenter biography

Burke Brokenshire, Child and Youth Programs Coordinator (Acting), Association for New Canadians

Burke Brokenshire has worked to support and empower newcomer youth and their families for over six years at the Association for New Canadians. He is currently Child and Youth Programs Coordinator (Acting) at the Association for New Canadians. He also facilitates a monthly men's group which serves to engage newcomer men of all ages to foster relationships with one another and to their community.

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