Understanding the Mental Health System for Children, Young People and Families by SWS PHN

by The Multicultural Network
  • February 17th, 2021
  • Description: Focusing on the culturally diverse needs of the South Western Sydney community. An interactive webinar for mental health and community workers, working with children, young people and families from culturally diverse backgrounds.

     Keynote Speaker: Sekneh Hammoud- Beckett is a Registered Psychologist and Narrative Therapist. Currently Sekneh works in private practice providing therapy, consultancy, teaching and supervision. When not immersed in the therapeutic space, she is engaged in community advocacy roles. https://seknehbeckett.academia.edu/

    Panel discussion with case scenarios and representatives from local services.

    Facilitator: Dr Astrid Perry is the Manager Strategic Policy, Settlement Services International (SSI), a leading not-for-profit organisation providing a range of services in the areas of humanitarian settlement, accommodation, asylum seeker assistance, foster care and disability support. Astrid Perry's work experience spans over 30 years in leadership, management and multicultural work, both in government and non-government sectors. She has held senior leadership and advisory positions with a focus on capacity building, quality service delivery and improving capability to respond to multicultural communities. Astrid was Director of Multi-cultural Health at the South Eastern Sydney Local Health district for 7 years. Astrid Perry holds a PhD in Sociology. Her thesis focused on parent participation and gender equity in public schools.

    When: Wednesday 17 February 9am-12pm AEDT.

    Online (via Zoom)


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    A recording of this webinar will be made available after the event. 

    For more information contact jaquie.hiku@swsphn.com.au

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