#8 Social Impact Night
Dear InterNations Changemakers!
After a break in October, we are back this month for ♯8 Social Impact Night, on Tuesday, November 28th!
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Please help welcome Vickie Skorji, the Lifeline Director of NPO TELL, an important organization dedicated to providing effective support and counseling services to Japan's international community and its increasing mental health needs.
500 JPY all of which goes to NPO TELL
19:00 – 19:30 Arrival and networking
19:30 – 20:30 Speech
20:30 – 21:00 Wrap up by host & networking/feedback
**WHERE THE ENTRANCE FEE GOES**
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500 JPY donation: 100% of the donation will go to NPO TELL
500 JPY: towards a welcome drink
***About NPO TELL***
TELL is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing world-class, effective support and counseling services to Japan’s international community as well as helping to address the country’s growing mental health care needs.
TELL will be a leader in services and education, practicing state-of-the-art standards of care in the field of mental health.
Create a vibrant, sustainable organization
Foster growth and development of all staff and stakeholders
Embrace diversity with compassion and respect
Communicate with outside organizations to bring value and talent into TELL
***About The Speaker **
Vickie Skorji, Lifeline Director
Vickie Skorji is the Director of TELL Lifeline.
Mrs Vickie Skorji completed her Bachelor of Behavioral Sciences with honors from La Trobe University, Australia in Protected content , and a Masters in Counseling from Monash University in Australia. She has specialist training in neuropsychology and Acquired Brain Injury in both hospital and rehabilitation settings. Prior to moving to Hong Kong & Tokyo she managed an Acquired Brain Injury Support Service in Australia, supporting families and individuals with a variety of neurological conditions such as dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke and migraine. She has developed and run carer education training courses, carer weekend retreats and published a resource book for carers of people with neurological conditions or Acquired Brain Injury. She has developed and given both workplace and community presentations on carer needs, stress management and stroke prevention. More recently her interests and presentations have included cultural adjustment, adolescent issues in Japan, work life balance and suicide prevention.
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Looking forward to seeing you at BluJamCafe and hearing about this important organization's activities!
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