Culturally and linguistically diverse communities and drug prevention: overcoming the barriers
30 October 2007
Free interactive seminar and forum held from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm on Tuesday 30 October 2007 at Angliss Conference Centre, William Angliss Institute of TAFE, Level 5, 555 La Trobe Street, Melbourne.
Cultural awareness and sensitivity to the needs of new and established immigrants are concerns that have been increasingly highlighted across the community, health and welfare sectors in recent years. This seminar looks at the issues and barriers to prevention work with culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) communities.
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Culturally and linguistically diverse communities and drug prevention
Vanessa Kennedy, Research Officer, Centre for Youth Drug Studies, Australian Drug Foundation
Challenges for CALD drug and alcohol service delivery
Phong Nguyen, Chairperson, Executive Council, Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria
Walking the talk—can it be done?
Jenny Blakey, Manager, Mary of the Cross Centre
Working with Vietnamese families—a sharing of experiences
Thuy Bui, Cambodian, Lao and Vietnamese Program Worker, North Richmond Community Health Centre
Last updated: November 2007
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