Announcement I:  Please join us for a very important presentation and discussion co-sponsored by

The New York Coalition for Asian American Mental Health and WOMANKIND (formerly New York Asian Women’s Center)


Date: Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, 5.30 – 7.30 pm

Location: Brookdale Battery Park, Community Room

455 North End Avenue, NY, NY 10282 (Closest subway station: Chambers St.)


 The Impact of Anti Immigrant Policies on the AAPI community in New York City

  • The rise of hate crimes
  • Utilization of services
  • Role of practitioners in engagement of clients, upholding anonymity and confidentiality
  • Funding mandates of government agencies
  • Guest respondent: Annie J. Wang, Staff Attorney, Asian American Legal Defense And Education Fund
  • Next steps: How can we advocate for and support mental health and social services in the AAPI community?

Refreshments will be served by our host agency, Brookdale Battery Park.

Shirley Ng-Lew, Business Development Coordinator, will provide a brief summary of the facility’s independent and assisted services for seniors.



Announcement II:   Professional Development Educational Series

Friday, October  27, 6- 7.30pm.

Location:  NYU Silver School of Social Work, 1 Washington Square N, New York, NY 10003


“Treatment Perspectives for Adolescents and Young Adults Experiencing First-Episode Psychosis”,  Daniel B. Tanh, OnTrackNY, The Jewish Board.

  • Overview of evidence-based practices
  • Ways to operationalize recovery, shared decision-making, and the goal of limiting stigma and disability
  •  Discussion of cultural humility and what it means to be an Asian-American practitioner

Please mark your calendar for our other presentation in 2017:

Nov. 17 Racial Trauma, API Community, and Self Care, Dr. Tazuko Shibusawa, Silver School of Social Work, NYU.

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