A Global Portal for Good Practice

MEMBER CARE ASSOCIATES
Email: MCAresources@gmail.com
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MCA RESOURCES FOR WELLBEING AND EFFECTIVENESS
Supporting Your Work in Member Care and Mission

1. What’s New?
Staying Updated and Equipped
See also New MCA Publications and Featured Resources

September–November 2019
-Recently in Geneva at the WHO Mental Health Forum (14-15 October)
Live stream and archived.
–Recently in Amsterdam at the International Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Conference, organized by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (7-8 October)
Live stream and archives HERE.
–Upcoming: Geneva Peace Week (5-8 November)

Caring for Our Mental Health (MC Update, October 2019)
Our Presentations/Training (List and links, 2009-2019)
The Trauma Pandemic: A Global Lens for Global Action
Crisis and Trauma Course, Western Seminary, USA  (June 2019)
Available now: Watch the webinar via the above link. Full version of power point HERE.
One Week: FIve UN Summits (GI Update September 2019)
Feedback Results: Collaborating for Global MC! (MC Update September 2019)
Global Integration: Staying Current and Relevant (updated September 2019)

More 2019 Highlights
–Global Mental Health: What’s Up? Recent Developments and Directions
Global Insights
, Office of International Affairs, American Psychological Association (June 2019). Click HERE for full version and HERE for overview version. 
Into the Communities of Unreached Peoples (MC Update June 2019)
Being Faith-Based & Evidence-Based: Lessons and Resources (GI Update May 2019)
Doing Member Care Well: Historical Perspectives and Future Directions
(power point, Asia MC Conference, 2 May 2019)
More resources from the conference are in our May 2019 MC Update
The Trauma Pandemic: A Global Lens for Global Action
and Partnering as Faith-Based People and Organizations
(presentations and handout, International Trauma Collaborative, 6 April 2019)
Transforming Our World: Mental Health Professionals/Sustainable Development Goals (presentation 21 March 2019, CAPS Conference USA) core handouts/22 pages

Some 2018 Highlights
Wellbeing for All: Global Mental Health and the Church-Mission Community
(webinar/video 29/11/18, Lausanne Movement, Global Mental Health/Trauma Network)
Humanity Care: Sustainable Development Goals & Church-Mission Community
(presentation 27 November 2018, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)
Health for Peace: Contributions from Peace Psychology
(presentation 7 November 2018, Geneva Peace Week, United Nations)
Watch the 25 minute video (integrity and moral health for a more whole world)
A Summons to a Global Integrity Movement: Fighting Self-Deception and Corruption (article, Lausanne Global Analysis, March 2018)
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2. Global Member Care Updates (archives: 2009–current)
Expanding the Global Impact of Member Care

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The latest update of the Global Member Care Model.                         Seven spheres for wellbeing and effectiveness (WE).

Special News 2019 (examples)
–Caring for Our Mental Health (October 2019)
–Survey Results–Collaborating for Global MC! (September 2019)
–Into the Communities of Unreached Peoples (June 2019)
–Confronting the Trauma Pandemic (March 2019)
–Core Member Care–Global Context (February 2019)
Index of 120 Issues (10 year anniversary, April 2019)
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3. Global Integration Updates (archives: 2015–current)
Common Ground for the Common Good crossing sectors crop

 

 

 

 

 

Special News 2019 (examples)
–Caring for Our Mental Health (October 2019)
–One Week: Five UN Summits (September 2019)
–Expanding Our Perspectives (July 2019)
–Being Faith-Based and Evidence-Based (May 2019)
–Keeping Up with the UN (April 2019)
The Essential Review (three year index of GI Updates)
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4. CORE Member Care (weblog)
Reflections, Research, and Resources for Good Practice
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Ten+ years or materials to help us explore member care practice in light of current world events and major issues, look into our own hearts, and consider additional ways to provide and develop resources (300+ entries).
–2018-2019 Topic: Humanity Care. Entries on linking Unreached People Groups and sustainable development (UPGs-SDGs).
–2016 Topic: Global Integrity. 25 entries for exploring many levels of integrity: individual-institutional-international.
–2015 Topic: Global Integrators. 25 entries for leveraging our skills and values on behalf of human wellbeing.
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 5. Books
Following the Flows (1988–current)
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See all our books HERE.
Global Member Care (Volume 1): The Pearls and Pearls of Good Practice
Kelly O’Donnell (2011)–hard copy and electronic version
Global Member Care (Volume 2): Crossing Sectors for Serving Humanity
Edited by Kelly and Michele O’Donnell (2013)–hard copy and electronic version
–Preview (to be compiled with a team of editors):
Global Member Care (Volume 3): Strategies and Stories–All Peoples
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6. Presentations and Training
Equipping Colleagues for Relevance and Resilience
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Note: We are available for presentations and training, in person and remotely.
Some examples of presentations:
Doing Member Care Well: Historical Perspectives and Future Directions
(powerpoint, Asia MC Consultation, 2 May 2019)
The Trauma Pandemic: A Global Lens for Global Action
(plenary, International Trauma Collaborative, 6 April 2019)
Wellbeing for All: Global Mental Health and the Church-Mission Community
(webinar 29 November 2018, Lausanne Movement’s GMH and Trauma Network;
watch the webinar HERE)
Humanity Care: Sustainable Development Goals & Church-Mission Community 
(presentation 27 November, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)
Health for Peace: Contributions from Peace Psychology
(presentation 7 November, Geneva Peace Week, United Nations)
Watch the 25 minute video (integrity and moral health for a more whole world)
Global Integration and Global Integrity: Applications for Christians in Leadership
Gordon-Conwell Seminary, USA;  May 2018

Global Integration and Global Integrity: Applications for Mental Health Professionals
George Fox University, USA; March 2017
Sustainable Global Mental Health Development
World Mental Health Day Event, Ecuemenical Centre, Geneva; October 2016
Doing Member Care Well: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives
Middle East Member Care Consultation; September 2016
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7. Global Mental Health-Map (website)
Engaging in Mental Health as Mission
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Materials to orient colleagues from different sectors to the domain of Global Mental Health (GMH). GMH is mission–“mental health as mission.” See the list/links for our core publications to orient colleagues to GMH HERE
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More Resources to Support Your Work in Member Care and Mission
See the Getting Connected section (Links):
–Member Care Networks and News
–New Member Care Materials (2017-2018 examples)
–Member Care Materials in Different Languages
–Upcoming Member Care Conferences/Training
Examples:
–Pastors To Missions Conference (8-11 October) 2019, USA)

–Mental Health and Mission Conference (21-24 November 2019, USA)
–Shepherding the Heart of Global Workers
(Singapore MC Consultation, 22-24 April 2020) johntanyh@gmail.com
–OM People Care and Face to Face Courses


Member Care Associates IncMember Care Associates Inc. (MCA) is a Christian non-profit organisation working internationally from the USA and Geneva. We focus on personnel development for mission, humanitarian, development, and health workers and their organizations; global mental health; ethics and good practice; and integrity/anti-corruption. Our services include consultation, training, research, developing resources, and publications, emphasizing those working with vulnerable/unreached peoples.

See: Special news from MCA: A new season of relevance and  resilience.

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