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Archived Webinar: Promoting a Culture of Welcome for Refugees in Schools: Approaches & Opportunities

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS), Welcoming America
Date: February 1, 2014
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing
Welcoming America partnered with the Center for Applied Linguistics on this webinar to begin exploring how schools can promote a culture of welcome and models that work. Webinar participants will identify components of a welcoming school, learn from promising examples from the field, and share their own questions and successes. This archived Webinar identifies key …

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Archived Webinar: Refugees and Substance Use in the Karen Community

Author(s): University of Minnesota
Date: April 12, 2013
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Substance Misuse
This webinar explores how varied immigrant and refugee communities understand substance use and trauma. The role of the helper (service provider) is also explored, with implications for adjusting our practice to better align with familiar cultural practices of different groups. Specific reference is made to the Karen community.

Archived Webinar: An Overview of Fostering Community Support for Refugees

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: February 1, 2013
Topic(s): Community Engagement
This webinar provides an overview of engaging communities in welcoming refugees. This is the first in a series of webinars offered by Welcoming America as part of the Fostering Community Engagement and Welcoming Communities Project. Susan Downs-Karkos presented on how important it is to engage receiving communities with refugees as well as methods to accomplish …

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Archived Webinar: Making CLAS Happen

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: June 20, 2012
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Healthcare
Making CLAS Happen from Refugee Health TA. This webinar, that took place on June 18, 2012, introduces clinical providers, health care administrators and social service providers to the Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) standards, issued in 2001 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health. There is a specific …

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Archived Webinar: Working Clinically with Traumatized Refugee Children and Families

Author(s): NPCT
Date: May 11, 2012
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Safety
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
In this webinar, Dr. Porterfield discusses the effects of war trauma and violence on refugee children and their families and how service providers can assess and intervene with these families. This webinar uses a case presentation of a traumatized refugee family from Kosovo to illustrate basic principles of assessment and intervention for those who work …

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Archived Webinar: Orientation to Refugees for Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Trainers

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: April 30, 2012
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Suicidality
This educational webinar provided Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) trainers with background information on the refugee migration process and resettlement in the U.S.  The webinar also included a Train-the-Trainer session on facilitating an adapted QPR classroom presentation designed for refugee gatekeepers. “Gatekeepers” are individuals who come into regular contact with and are respected and trusted by …

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Archived Webinar: Clinical Care for Refugees with HIV Infection

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: November 20, 2011
Topic(s):
Subtopic(s): HIV
This webinar reviewed the principles of screening for HIV infection and refugees and immigrants coming to the U.S. to increase awareness of potential issues that impact the care of HIV positive immigrants, including refugees and asylum seekers. It also discussed strategies for successful engagement in medical care and treatment of HIV positive refugees, asylum seekers, …

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Archived Webinar: HIV and Resettled Refugees

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: June 23, 2011
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): HIV
This webinar discussed the removal of the HIV ban, federal and state resources, partnerships in serving refugees, principles of confidentiality, and where to call when help is needed. Webinar slides and a resource list are available for download. Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC) would like to acknowledge staff from the U.S. Office of Refugee …

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Archived Webinar: Understanding How an Immigrant Family Navigates Family Trauma

Author(s): NCTSN
Date: July 11, 2005
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This webinar discusses how the intersection of complex trauma, development, and culture creates a foundation for effective case planning, treatment, and intervention. Using a case study of a refugee, this webinar shares strategies for identifying the developmental and cultural needs of an immigrant client, and recognizing facilitators and barriers for healing from complex trauma.

Archived Webinar: Trauma-Informed Care: Understanding and Addressing the Needs of Unaccompanied Children

Author(s): NCTSN
Date: July 11, 2005
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This webinar series covers the impact of trauma on children during all phases of their migration journey. The series features diverse expertise from the fields of refugee and migrant health, cultural studies, mental health, early childhood development, childhood traumatic stress, trauma-informed systems of care, and secondary traumatic stress. Webinars include: Culture, the Migration Journey, Trauma …

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