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Video: SIV Stories: Starting Anew in the United States – Working with Your Resettlement Agency

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: September 16, 2016
Topic(s): Case Management
This video is part of a four-video series focusing on the experiences of Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders that resettled to the United States. In this video, we meet Razan Osman, the resettlement manager at a resettlement affiliate. She provides insights on assistance and basic services of the Resettlement Agency, describing in detail what is …

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Guide: Raising Children in a New Country: An Illustrated Handbook

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: September 1, 2016
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This booklet can help refugee service providers ensure that newcomer parents have the basic information they need about U.S. laws and parenting practices. Although newcomers may find the booklet useful by itself, it is primarily intended for case managers and other service providers to use together with their refugee and immigrant clients. The booklet is …

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Video: SIV Stories: Starting Anew in the United States – Ahmad and Friends

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: August 4, 2016
Topic(s): Case Management, Community Engagement, Employment
This video is part of a four-video series focusing on the experiences of Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders that resettled to the United States. Ahmad arrived in Charlotte, North Carolina without any existing ties in the U.S. He now works two jobs to provide for his family and played a key role in creating a …

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Video: SIV Stories: Starting Anew in the United States – Jalal and Family

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: May 5, 2016
Topic(s): Case Management, Employment
This video is part of a four-video series focusing on the experiences of Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders that resettled to the United States. Jalal arrived in Richmond nine months ago in order to give his young family a safe and secure life. Jalal had worked as a translator, English and computer instructor, and deputy …

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Video: SIV Stories: Starting Anew in the United States – Qahtan and Leen’s Family

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: May 5, 2016
Topic(s): Case Management, Employment, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Guardianship
This video is part of a four-video series focusing on the experiences of Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders that resettled to the United States. Qahtan and Leen are Iraqis who have successfully created a new life for themselves and their two sons after five years in Austin, Texas. They discuss the importance of employment for …

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Tool or Template: Refugee Health Screener-15 (RHS-15) Packet

Author(s): Pathways to Wellness
Date: January 1, 2016
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
The RHS-15 is a tool for screening refugees for emotional distress and mental health. The RHS-15 Packet includes the RHS-15 tool, background on the tool’s development, and guidelines on using the RHS-15 with recently resettled refugees. To access the RHS-15 in all languages, complete the linked JotForm and download your desired language(s) via DropBox. Early …

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Poster: How to Spot a Fake Job Offer

Author(s): Federal Trade Commission
Date: July 14, 2015
Topic(s): Employment, Financial Capabilities
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Job Readiness
This poster from the Federal Trade Commission explains how to spot a fake job offer and report it.  

Poster: Government Imposter

Author(s): Federal Trade Commission
Date: July 7, 2015
Topic(s): Financial Capabilities, Immigration Legal Needs
This poster from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) explains how to spot dishonest people who pretend to be from the government and how to report them. Specifically, it describes how the government will not call to ask for money or threaten you. It recommends speaking with case managers before paying or sharing personal information by …

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Tool or Template: Keep Taking Your Tuberculosis (TB) Medicine

Author(s): State of Massachusetts Department of Health
Date: December 1, 2014
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Tuberculosis
This editable template provides information about following a TB treatment regimen and makes suggestions to improve treatment adherence. The healthcare provider can fill in details about the next doctor’s appointment. A checklist is also included to encourage patients to take their TB medication at a consistent time, using reminders, and getting support from others. 
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Tool or Template: How to Take Your Tuberculosis (TB) Medicine

Author(s): State of Massachusetts Department of Health
Date: December 1, 2014
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Tuberculosis
This editable template provides instructions for taking TB medications. The healthcare provider can fill in details about the medication schedule, dosage, and contact information. The template also includes instructions to stop taking TB medicine and call your doctor right away if you don’t feel normal.