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Presentations

  • MTETEZI: Developing mental health advocacy with African and Caribbean men

    Anthony Stephens, Dennis Mullings and Mick McKeown, University of Lancashire, Promoting emotional wellbeing in African and Caribbean males conference, January 2008
    This presentation looked at the involvement of service users and staff members in an advocacy project.  Service users were involved at all...

  • Implications for policy, practice and research

    David Sullah, Centre for Health and Social Care Improvement, University of Wolverhampton, Promoting emotional wellbeing in African and Caribbean males conference, January 2008
    This presentation outlined different policy initiatives to improve emotional wellbeing in relation to health and safety. There have also been...

  • Emotional wellbeing: Health promotion and general practice: Opportunities and obstacles to making a difference

    Dr Richard Williams, Lambeth GP, Promoting emotional wellbeing in African and Caribbean males conference, January 2008
    This presentation provided an overview of mental health issues in general practice.  It covered anxiety prevalence, depression and other mental...

  • Young people and housing

    Dawn May and Sheryl Munroe, Ekaya Housing Association, Extending choice and participation in housing for black and minority ethnic communities, November 2007
    This presentation described the work of Ekaya, an organisation which provides supported housing to young mothers aged 16 to 25 years of age. The...

  • Racist harassment and housing services

    Kusminder Chahal, Independent consultant, Extending choice and participation in housing for black and minority ethnic communities, November 2007
    This presentation looked at the impact of racial harassment on the lives and wellbeing of those who experience it. The extent of racial harassment is...

  • Leadership for BME Involvement in decision making

    Sandra Rodney, Independent trainer/consultant, Extending choice and participation in housing for black and minority ethnic communities, November 2007
    This presentation gave examples of structures to increase black and minority ethnic involvement in decision-making, such as tenants' federations,...

  • Inspiring partnerships: Housing support for refugees

    Devan Kanthasamy, hact, Extending choice and participation in housing for black and minority ethnic communities, November 2007
    This presentation described how the Accommodate refugee housing programme addressed equality issues using different partnership arrangements in five...

  • Housing choice and racist hostility

    Dr Ian Law, University of Leeds, Extending choice and participation in housing for black and minority ethnic communities, November 2007
    The promotion of choice in housing has an impact upon many tenants, but black and minority ethnic communities may be disproportionately affected, as...

  • Extending choice and participation

    Adrian Brown, Audit Commission, Extending choice and participation in housing for black and minority ethnic communities, November 2007
    This presentation outlined the role of the Housing Inspectorate and explained how the Key Lines of Enquiry (KLoE's) are used as a framework to view...

  • Employment of BME contractors: The experience of Croydon Peoples Housing Association

    Lawrence Stewart, CPHA, Extending choice and participation in housing for black and minority ethnic communities, November 2007
    As a regeneration agency, CPHA actively work at building relationships with local suppliers. This presentation explored the benefits of working...