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Archived Webinar: Helping Clients with Disabilities Naturalize

Author(s): CLINIC
Date: December 1, 2017
Topic(s): Health, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Citizenship
This webinar explains the special provisions in the law for people with disabilities to use when applying to naturalize, such as reasonable accommodations, disability waivers, and oath waivers. Topics covered include eligibility, the application process, and practice tips. CLINIC also provides case examples and answer some frequently asked questions.

Archived Webinar: Managing Trauma: Tips for Supporting Refugee Teens in Schools, Refugee Resettlement, and Other Contexts

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: November 1, 2017
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing
In this webinar, Hugo Kamya, PhD, Professor and Fulbright Specialist Roster Scholar at the Simmons College School of Social and Lisa Fontes, PhD, Senior Lecturer at the University of Massachusetts discussed some of the dilemmas facing refugee teenagers, how to converse helpfully and meaningfully with refugee teens, as well as ways to intervene more effectively …

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Archived Webinar: Understanding Trauma in Refugee Youth: Pre-flight, Flight, & Post-flight

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: November 1, 2017
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
Refugee youth often face multiple traumatic experiences due to forced migration throughout their resettlement journey. With the aim of better understanding refugee trauma and mental health, this presentation offered a foundational knowledge of relevant theories; case vignettes illustrating refugee youth in the community, family, and school; and school-specific considerations.

Archived Webinar: Using Data from the American Community Survey (ACS) to Understand the Social and Economic Outcomes of Refugee Resettlement

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: September 19, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Using Data and Evidence
In this webinar, Professor William Evans of the University of Notre Dame discussed his recent National Bureau of Economic Research working paper The Economic and Social Outcomes of Refugees in the United States: Evidence from the ACS. This study, conducted in collaboration with graduate student Daniel Fitzerald, uses data from the American Community Survey to understand …

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Archived Webinar: Journey to Resettlement: Refugee Experiences in Countries of Asylum

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: September 1, 2017
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Community Engagement
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
If you encounter refugee families and children in your community, you may wonder what their lives were like just prior to arriving in the United States. What is it like to go to school in a refugee camp? How do urban refugees find work or medical care? What does the typical daily routine look like? …

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Archived Webinar: An Outline of a Best Practice Model for Working With Survivors of Torture

Author(s): Center for Victims of Torture (CVT)
Date: September 1, 2017
Topic(s): Health
This webinar introduced the culturally appropriate and evidence-based way that complex care approaches can be adapted to the unique healthcare problems of torture survivors. The webinar defined “complex care” and presented a model that encompasses five domains: the trauma story, biomedical, psychological, social, and spiritual. An interactive e-consultation followed. This resource is available on the …

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Archived Webinar: Leveraging First Job Placements: How to be Strategic with Survival Jobs

Author(s): Higher
Date: September 1, 2017
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Job Development
Refugees arriving in the U.S. need to begin working as soon as possible. While a refugee’s first job may rarely be his or her “dream job”, there are ways to leverage the first placement so that it becomes the first step on a career ladder, rather than a “dead-end” job. There are also ways to …

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Archived Webinar: Clinical Approaches in Integrative Healthcare

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: July 13, 2017
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Healthcare
The objectives of this webinar are:  Describe multi-disciplinary team approach to address complicated mental health concerns among refugees Connect common physical symptoms that may be associated with a mental health concern and how to identify them Share therapeutic considerations for refugees seeking care at integrative healthcare settings

Archived Webinar: Short-to Long-Term Economic Integration for Refugee Employment: Using Theories of Change to Design a Job Upgrade Program

Author(s): Higher, Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: July 13, 2017
Topic(s): Employment, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Project Design and M&E Planning
This webinar discussed steps you can take to develop new, evidence-based, data-driven programs that meet the longer-term employment goals of refugee clients. Watch the recording to learn about current opportunities to address clients’ short-term and longer-term employment goals, to learn how to use a theory of change to thoughtfully evolve your employment programs, and to …

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Archived Webinar: Resilience among Refugee Youth and Families

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: July 1, 2017
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare, Child and Youth Wellbeing
The first session of this two-part webinar explored the concept of resilience, including environmental influences on resilience and methods of building resilience among refugee youth and families. In Part II, presenters shared their experiences using trauma-systems therapy for refugees (TST-R) in their work with refugee youth at the Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center at Boston …

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