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Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc.

MCAF Newcomer Health Promotion Committee was initiated in February of 2000 to respond to severe shortage of family physicians in Fredericton and sudden influx of refuges from Kosovo.It consists of a team of healthcare professionals and settlement staff who monitor and respond to the healthcare needs of newcomers at the MCAF.

www.mcaf.nb.ca

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Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc.

MCAF Newcomer Health Promotion Committee consists of representatives from:

Horizon Health Network, Medical Officer of Health Fred. Region Public Health Services, RN Mental Health Centre, Long Term Care Team, RN Addiction Services, Clinical Social Worker, UNB Nursing FacultyCommunity Health Clinic Student Health ServicesAsian Heritage Society, Fredericton NB, Chair Edu /HealthMCAF, Settlement staff

www.mcaf.nb.ca

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Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc.

Mental Health Supports for Newcomers in Fredericton (MHSNF) Project November 2011-October 2012

Funded by Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health and Mental Illness

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Mental Health Supports for Newcomers

in Fredericton Project (MHSNFN)

Project Goals?

Funded by Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health and Mental Illness

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Mental Health Supports for Newcomers

in Fredericton Network (MHSNFN)

To support immigrants and refugees’ access to mental health services & resources in Fredericton.

To enhance newcomers’, cultural Interpreters’ & settlement workers overall understanding of mental health and mental illness and available services and resource.

To support health professionals to offer culturally sensitive mental health services.

Funded by Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health and Mental Illness

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Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc.

Identified Project Priority Groups

newcomers

cultural interpreters/settlement workers

mental health clinicians

Funded by Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health and Mental Illness

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Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc.

Identified Partners &

Service Providing Agencies in Fredericton

Canadian Mental Health Association

Family Enrichment and Counseling Services

Fredericton Police Force

Fredericton Mental Health and Addiction Services

Fredericton Native Friendship Center

Fredericton Social Development

Iris Center

Joan Wright & Associates

Occupational Stress Injury Clinic (OSI)

Professional Associations –SW, Nursing, etc.

School Educators

UNB Community Health Clinic & Nursing Students

Funded by Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health and Mental Illness

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Mental Health Supports for Newcomers

in Fredericton Network (MHSNFN)

Project Advisory Committee

Manager, Mental Health Center

Psychiatrist, Horizon Network /OSI Clinic

Counseling Therapist, Family Enrichment and Counseling Services

Community Liaison Constable, Fredericton Police Force

Manager, NB Social Development

MCAF

Funded by Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health and Mental Illness

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Mental Health Supports for Newcomers

in Fredericton Network (MHSNFN)

  • Project Invitation Letter and Membership Application forms shared with:
  • Service providers, Community partners, Cultural groups, Newcomers
  • Project presentation and information meetings held with:
  • Mental Health and Addictions Services
  • Canadian Mental Health Association
  • Family Enrichment & Counseling Services
  • Iris Center
  • NB Social Development Department …

Funded by Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health and Mental Illness

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Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc.

Who can be member of the

MHSNF network?

Settlement Workers,

Cultural Interpreters,

New Immigrants,

School Educators and

Mental Health Professionals

such as Social Workers, Psychologists,

Nurses, Counselors, etc.

Funded by Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health and Mental Illness

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Mental Health Supports for Newcomers

in Fredericton Network (MHSNFN)

  • 61 individuals applied for membership with MHSNF Network.
  • 23 Newcomers, Cultural Interpreters
  • 23 Service-Health Providers, Counselors
  • 15 MCAF Staff

Funded by Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health and Mental Illness

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Mental Health Supports for Newcomers

in Fredericton Network (MHSNFN)

Identified Roles of the MHSNF network members

  • Support Group Co-Facilitators
  • Cultural Community Interpreters
  • Mental Health Counselors / Counseling Therapists
  • Training/Workshop for Network Members Presenters/Facilitators
  • Change Agents
  • Other….

Funded by Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health and Mental Illness

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Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc.
  • Identified Trainings and Workshops
  • Cultural Competency Training (4 – 75)
  • Cultural Interpreters Training (2 – 63/10)
  • Changing Minds Workshop (2 – 59)
  • Working with Victims of Systemic Violence (65)
  • Support Groups for Immigrants
  • Project Information Meetings
    • Information sessions/ panel presentations by diverse mental health service providers on their programs and services

Funded by Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health and Mental Illness

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Mental Health Supports for Newcomers

in Fredericton Network (MHSNFN)

63 Cultural Interpreters with following languages & dialects accessed an Introduction to Settlement Interpretation Training

Arabic

Bosnian

Chinese

Cantonese

Dzonkha

French

German

Hebrew

Hindi

Japanese

Kiganda

Kihavu

Kikongo

Kikuyu

Kinyankora

Kinyarwanda

Kirundi

Korean

Kreol

Lingala

Luo

MayaQuiche

Mashi

Maya Achi

Nepali

Norwegian

Persian

Punjabi

Russian

Serbian

Spanish

Swahili

Swedish

Ukrainian

Vietnamese

Funded by Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health and Mental Illness

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Mental Health Supports for Newcomers

in Fredericton Network (MHSNFN)

Immigrant Support GroupsTo ensure that accurate information on services and resources is available to newcomers and that newcomers have opportunities for input & meaningful participation.

Funded by Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health and Mental Illness

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Mental Health Supports for Newcomers

in Fredericton Network (MHSNFN)

Immigrant Support Groups

Discussion Topics & Presenters

-Culture Shock - Understanding Stages of Settlement Process (MCAF)

- Canadian Cultural Norms (MCAF)

- What is a Healthy – Balanced Life Style? (FFE&CS)

- Parenting in Canada (FFE&CS)

- Work in Canada (MCAF)

- Stress Management (IRIS Center)

- Services in Fredericton (MH&AS)

Funded by Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health and Mental Illness

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Mental Health Supports for Newcomers

in Fredericton Network (MHSNFN)

  • Support Groups for Newcomer Youth
      • Stress Management
      • Healthy Relationship
      • Career Guidance
      • Sexual Health
      • Sexual Abuse…

Funded by Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health and Mental Illness

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Mental Health Supports for Newcomers

in Fredericton Network (MHSNFN)

Creative/Life Story Writing Group (7)

Body Mind Awareness Workshops (16)

Parenting Support Group for Iranian immigrants.

Parenting Support Group for Bhutanese immigrants

Funded by Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health and Mental Illness

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Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc.

Thank You For Your Time

Ljiljana Kalaba

Settlement Coordinator

[email protected]

(506) 452-0652

WWW.MCAF.NB.CA

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Mental Health Supports for Newcomers

in Fredericton Network (MHSNFN)

Funded by Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health and Mental Illness

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