Migration, Mental Health and Resilience: Women’s Experiences of Migration and Seeking Asylum
Friday, March 27, 2020
***This event has been postponed in order to support the containment of the Coronavirus and in the interest of public health. A future date will be announced in due course. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.***
NWCI with St Patrick's Mental Health Services invites you to attend the fifth meeting of the Women's Mental Health Network, a free networking event which will look at Migration, mental health and resilience: Women’s experiences of migration and seeking asylum.
We are delighted to have Kathryn Walker, Policy and Research Worker for AkiDwa, presenting on AkiDwa's recently published report Let’s Talk: Mental Health, Asylum and the Resilience of Women.
Dr Sarah Thompson, Senior Psychologist for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Balseskin Reception Centre, will also present. We are also delighted to welcome Ambreen Shahzad who will recite an original poem about her journey of migration.
There will be an opportunity for Q and A and networking over the morning, and to share your thoughts on the development of the network. The event will take place on Friday 27th March in the Lecture Hall at St Patrick's Mental Health Services.
10.00-10.30 Registration and Networking
10.30-10.35 Welcome and poem by Ambreen Shahzad
10.35-11.05 Kathryn Walker, Policy and Research Worker for AkiDwa on their report Let's Talk: Mental Health, Asylum and the Resilience of Women.
11.05-11.35 Dr Sarah Thompson, Senior Psychologist for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Balseskin Reception Centre.
11.35-12.45 Panel Discussion
Please advise Susan McCormack, email@example.com if you have any special requirements, e.g. ISL interpretation, accessibility, by the 13th March. This will help us in our preparations for the event.
Starts: 27 March 2020 10:00
Ends: 27 March 2020 13:30