Announcements:

 

I:  The Young Professional Group will also have its regular scheduled meeting on:

Friday, February 24, 2017,  @  6:00pm – 7:30pm.

NYU Silver School of Social Work, 1 Washington Square North, Rm 112, NY, NY 10003 

Suicide Prevention in the Asian Community- A 3-Part Series

Part 2: Practice Expertise – Risk and Protective Factors; Culturally relevant assessment and intervention; Role Play.

Presenters/Facilitators: Irene Chung, LCSW, PhD (and others)

Full details on this meetings can be found on the Events page.

 

II:  The Coalition stands firm with all our social service and mental health organizations to support individuals and groups who are affected by the racist and discriminatory ideologies and policies of the Trump administration.  In the Asian community where the majority of the populations are first and second generation immigrants – many of whom are already marginalized due to language barrier and lack of access to resources, there has been an increased sense of fear and anxiety due to the rise of hate crimes and bias attacks, and the recent Executive order on travel ban to several Muslim-populated countries.

As a first step, the Coalition has dedicated a webpage of information for individuals and providers on immigration legal rights and resources, as well as related advocacy groups and activities.We welcome your input to help us update the information especially if it pertains to bilingual and bicultural services in the Asian community (nycaamh@yahoo.com).  Click (HERE) for more information.

 

III:    NYCAAMH Young Professionals Meeting Schedule posted for next several months on the Events page.

 

IV:   Pictures from Nov. 3rd Lifespan conference are uploaded.  Click (HERE) to go to our media page.

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