A. Aims & Objectives
- Educate service users on the development and maintenance of good general and mental health.
- Develop and launch early prevention programs to reduce the incidence of general and mental health problems among service users.
- Provide crisis intervention to enhance the recovery of psychosocial and mental well-being of service users.
- Conduct research to identify and address the general and mental health needs of service users.
- Promote collaboration with health and mental health services in the provision of culturally sensitive practices to service users.
B. Our People
- 1). Board Members
Our association is governed by a board of directors who are volunteers that have years of experience in their respective field of work. They provide advice to staff of the association in order to ensure that a smooth and timely offering of services that will meet your specific needs.
Our board members include :
Mrs. LAU-TAN Yee Wah, Ina (Chairman)
Dr YUEN Yuk King, Caroline (Secretary)
Ms. Wendy Sze (Treasurer)
Mr. Richard Seet
Dr Andrew Hua
Dr Wilfred Wang
Dr HUANG Hsiao-Yun, Dolly
About the Board members :
Ina TAN Chairman
Ina TAN, Lau Yee Wahis a practicing family therapist and psychotherapist, and clinical member of AAFT and PACFA. She has diverse counseling experiences : individual, family, student, migrant and Christian counseling. In the past 12 years, she is specialized in addiction and gambling counseling. Her personal interests include reading, meditation, movies, music/opera and travelling.
Richard SeetBoard Member
Mr Richard Seet30 years industry veteran in IC design, marketing, business development and customer support worldwide for semiconductors solution. Extensive experience in leading cross functional teams which are energizing, pioneering with affirming leadership that is both results-oriented and at the same time people focus in developing teams, encouraging others to find new ways to contribute and providing a framework and environment conducive to initiative and growth. Multiple years of experience in both pre-sales and post-sales customer support.
Andrew HuaBoard Member
Dr Andrew Huaa geriatrician & physician, has over 30 years of experience in five Victorian Health Networks, various Boards and university appointments. He remains in part-time private practice as a consultant physician and geriatrician embedded in two busy multicultural and multidisciplinary metropolitan general practices, being an honorary consultant in the University of Melbourne for Research into Ageing, as well as offering his services to remote practices around Australia via telehealth conferencing,.
Wilfred WangBoard Member
Dr Wilfred Wangis a lecturer in media and communication studies at the University of Melbourne. His latest research project explores the social meaning of mobile media use among older Chinese migrants in Australia. As a university teacher, he works closely with students from diverse backgrounds and is passionate about promoting their awareness of mental health and wellbeing. Wilfred currently is a member of the regional advisory council of the Victorian Multicultural Commission. He also volunteers at his local Country Fire Authority (CFA) branch and is their Fundraising Coordinator.
Dolly HuangBoard Member