Health & Wellness at the Center: An Introduction to Alzheimer’s

February 18th, 2022

Please find below the video recording of the Center’s collaborative Health & Wellness workshop, “An Introduction to Alzheimer’s,” co-sponsored by Chinese Community Resource Center and the Alzheimer’s Association. In this program, our speaker panel presents on a variety of brain health topics, including detection signs & next steps for Alzheimer’s disease, dietary health, and physical health to keep your brains and bodies active, enjoy!

More Information:

For those who would like to learn more about the Center’s programs, please call (415) 567-5505, email programsevents@jcccnc.org, or feel free to browse our website, thank you!

Deep Immunity for Winter Wellness – Asian American Herbalism Workshop

November 6th, 2021
Deep Immunity for Winter Wellness – Asian American Herbalism Workshop
November 6, 2021

Video recording of Deep Immunity for Winter Wellness – Asian American Herbalism Virtual Workshop taught by Erin Wilkins, yonsei herbalist and Japanese-style acupuncturist of Herb Folk shop in Petaluma, CA. Recorded by the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California on Saturday, November 6, 2021.

For more information about Erin and Herb Folk shop, go to: HerbFolkShop.com

Ramen For A Strong Immune System – Asian American Herbalism Workshop

September 11th, 2021

Ramen For A Strong Immune System – Asian American Herbalism Workshop
With Erin Wilkins of Herb Folk Shop

September 11, 2021

Video recording of Ramen For A Strong Immune System – Asian American Herbalism Virtual Workshop taught by Erin Wilkins, yonsei herbalist and Japanese-style acupuncturist of Herb Folk shop in Petaluma, CA. Recorded by the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California on Saturday, September 11, 2021.

For more information about Erin and Herb Folk shop, go to: HerbFolkShop.com 

Helping Family and Friends Cope with the Stress of COVID-19 with Dr. Kayoko Yokoyama

August 11th, 2020

Helping Family and Friends Cope with the Stress of COVID-19 with Dr. Kayoko Yokoyama

August 11, 2020

Webinar on helping family members and friends cope with the stress of COVID-19 with psychologist Dr. Kayoko Yokoyama. The 2nd of 2 webinars focusing on mental health in the Japanese American community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recorded by the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC/the Center) on August 11, 2020.

About Dr. Kayoko Yokoyama: Kayoko Yokoyama, Ph.D. is licensed psychologist in private practice serving a wide spectrum of individuals including women, immigrants, and people of color through a strength and evidence-based approach with consideration of sociopolitical dynamics, systemic oppression, and collective trauma.

She is a former Professor of Clinical Psychology at JFK University and after 16 years in that role, she now serves as Adjunct Faculty at JFK University (Pleasant Hill, CA) and The Wright Institute (Berkeley, CA). She enjoys mentoring and teaching her students and her areas of interest include feminist therapy, social justice training, and women’s issues including body image and mothering. She has also served for five years as the Director of SunVision Workshops, a cultural and educational program for elder care professionals from Japan to learn about the psychosocial care of older adults in the U.S.

She is a Fellow of the Minority Fellowship Program of the American Psychological Association. She completed her Predoctoral training at University of California, Davis and her Postdoctoral training at the University of San Francisco. She received her Masters degree in Psychological Counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University and her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Arizona State University.

She was born in Tokyo, Japan and brings her bicultural, international, and feminist perspectives to her teaching, mentoring, clinical work, and advocacy.

Resilience: As the Bamboo Bends – Coping with the Stress of COVID-19 with Dr. Satsuki Ina

July 21st, 2020

Resilience: As the Bamboo Bends – Coping with the Stress of COVID-19 with Dr. Satsuki Ina

July 21, 2020

Webinar presented by the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC/the Center) featuring Dr. Satsuki Ina discussing how to cope with the stresses of COVID-19. Dr. Ina provides an interactive discussion and Q & A, drawing on Japanese American values and perspectives to understand and bring our best to successfully cope with restrictions imposed on all of us as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Webinar recorded on Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

About Dr. Satsuki Ina: Satsuki Ina, PhD was “born doing time” at Tule Lake—she’s gone on to become an award-winning filmmaker, author, activist, and psychotherapist who specializes in collective trauma. Dr. Ina is Professor Emeritus in the Dept. of Education, California State University. She currently has a psychotherapy private practice in the San Francisco Bay Area specializing in Collective Trauma. She is co-founder and organizer of Tsuru for Solidarity, a direct action, grassroots organization of Japanese American social justice advocates and allies protesting the current incarceration of innocent families seeking asylum at the border. Her upcoming book, Be Strong, Don’t Cry: Love and Resistance in an American Concentration Camp will be published by Heyday Press, Berkeley in 2021.