The Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project, Syrian Youth Mentor Initiative: Cultivating social-connectedness, linguistic acquisition and vocational goals
- Hsain Al-Shihabi and Sarah Mikhaiel, Youth Mentors, Canadian Mental Health Association
The Syrian Youth Mentor Initiative helps Syrian youth adjust to life in Canada through group sessions and one-on-one meetings. Syrian Youth Mentors provide a safe place where youth can explore issues of identity and mental health challenges, discuss their educational and professional goals, and receive support as they navigate the immigration and settlement processes.
Date: September 25, 2018
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 EST