$80 – $260

ISANA NZ Professional Development Workshop Dunedin

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University of Otago, Physical Education Building

51 Union Place

Dunedin, 9054 9016

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Intercultural learning and integration: Effective interventions for international and new settler students

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8.30 Registration

9.00 Welcome

9.10 Addressing education and integration challenges for international and new settler students - Chris Beard, ISANA NZ Executive Officer

10.30 Morning Tea

11.00 Professional boundaries and self-care managing at-risk students - Margaret Flanagan, Mediator, Facilitator, Trainer and Counsellor

12.30 Lunch

1.15 Supporting the mental health and coping strategies of international and new settler students - Dr Jubilee Rajiah, Psychiatrist at University of Otago

3.00 Wrap up and networking

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Patrick Au has worked in mental health for over 30 years as a psychiatric nurse and is Team Leader and Nurse Specialist for the Asian Mental Health Service, Auckland DHB. In this workshop he will discuss tailored approaches for supporting Asian student wellbeing.

Chris Beard is the Executive Officer of ISANA NZ and is responsible for ISANA NZ’s professional development programme. He liaises with education providers, partners and government agencies on ISANA NZ’s behalf. He co-teaches a postgraduate course in International Education for Victoria University of Wellington’s MEd programme. In this session Chris will be sharing intercultural communication strategies relevant to Code compliance, effective pastoral care and student learning.

Margaret Flanagan has had 24 years of experience providing mediation, facilitation and training to individuals, businesses, Government Departments and Schools both in New Zealand and the United States. Because of her work in at Aranui High School, Margaret knows how to work in a multi cultural environment. Her time living in the Southwest of the United States further accustomed her to working with cultural differences.

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