Announcement:

I: Join us on Friday, May 20th for that last Young Professionals Meeting until fall, and come out to the annual picnic that the Coalition and the Chinese-American Family Alliance for Mental Health are hosting on June 4th!

 

NYCAAMH Young Professionals Meeting
Friday, May 20th, 2016 from 6-7:30pm
NYU Silver School of Social Work
1 Washington Square N, Room 112

 

Asuna Osako, LMSW, RDT

Asuna will be sharing about her journey to becoming a social worker-drama therapist, the different lenses she brings to her work, and clinical approaches she uses in working with Asian and immigrant youth survivors of trauma and violence.

 Full Meeting Details here.

 

II: NYCAAMH 2016 Annual Picnic on June 4th. Full details and free RSVP here.

 

III:   For new jobs posting, click HERE.

 

IV:  Pictures from the APAMSA & APALSA conferences are uploaded.

 

V:  During the APALSA conference, we learned that there was a team of students from Columbia Law School working with the Legal Services Corporation to increase awareness about the EITC, a federal tax benefit for low- to middle-income workers.  Some of your clients and their families may qualify.  Click on the following three links for more info:  1) EITC General Info2) EITC Application Info3) EITC Help Sites

 

VI:  Here are the links for the presentation slides from our Problem Gambling Symposium:

“Gambling Disorder As A Behavioral Addiction”  by  Petros Levounis, MD, MA

“Gambling Disorder In Asians”  by  Xu Zhang Chen, MD

Gambling Awareness And Prevention  by  NYCPG  (New York Council on Problem Gambling)

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To see pictures from the Gambling Symposium, (CLICK HERE)

 

 

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