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Archived Webinar: Effective Messaging and Trauma Informed Care Approaches

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: January 1, 2017
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Media and Communications
The first session of this two-part webinar described how effective messaging and trauma-informed care practices contribute to a healthy and welcoming environment for refugees. The post-webinar discussion explores the community engagement strategy of the Refugee Forum of Los Angeles.

Guide: Alternative Therapeutic Approaches to Refugee Mental Health

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: December 1, 2016
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
This guide provides tools, tips, and approaches to infuse mental health into your work with clients as a therapist, case worker, medical practitioner, or program manager.
Typed guide with map of DRC

Guide: Refugee Wellness Country Guide – Democratic Republic of Congo

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: November 1, 2016
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Country Guides
This guide offers information on the mental health considerations, healthcare, beliefs, customs, language and history of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The DRC is the second largest African country and approximately one quarter the size of the United States. Some of its natural resources include diamonds, gold, coal, and petroleum. Conflicts have included several …

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Guide: Language Access – Understand and Advocate for Your Clients’ Right to Interpretation Services

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: October 1, 2016
Topic(s): Case Management, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Interpretation
This guide compares and contrasts relevant laws and policies related to language access, identifies advocacy steps for refugee resettlement staff, and highlights available resources.

Archived Webinar: Alternative Therapeutic Approaches to Refugee Mental Health

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: September 14, 2016
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
The objectives of this webinar are: Provide an overview of alternative modalities to refugee mental health Identify replicable tools and approaches to integrating modalities into health and resettlement services Explore the meanings of alternative, non-traditional, complementary, and integrative theories and methods Highlight program frameworks that encourage holistic health care Explore various body-based and art therapy interventions including …

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E-learning: Discrimination & Bullying of Refugee Youth

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: August 1, 2016
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness, Safety
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
Created by Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS) This course shares statistics and stories on bullying and discrimination among diverse refugee youth, contextualized within a wider discussion on psychological and sociological concerns that this population may experience. It also shares best practices and recommendations for individuals, families, schools, and the wider community in meeting …

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Guide: Integrative Healthcare Settings – Information Guide

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: August 1, 2016
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Healthcare
This guide discusses common components and structures included in approaches to integration, demonstrates the benefits to community stakeholders of integrating mental and primary healthcare, and explains the potential implications of a lack of integration. Ultimately, the guide will outline practical recommendations for integrating care.

Archived Webinar: Enhancing Empathy by Measuring Torture Symptoms with Survivors

Author(s): Center for Victims of Torture (CVT)
Date: July 13, 2016
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Access the link to watch the first part of the Center for Victims of Torture’s two-part training on how to use screening tools with survivors of torture to achieve more than just data collection. The second part of the training was not recorded to enhance confidentiality. Presenters include: experts from the Harvard Program in Refugee …

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Guide: Refugee Wellness Country Guide – Burma (Myanmar)

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: July 1, 2016
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Country Guides
This guide offers information on the mental health considerations, healthcare, beliefs, customs, language and history of Burma (Myanmar). Burma has experienced substantial political unrest since the military junta took control of the government in 1962. Under the oppressive military rule, the country’s Muslim Rohingya ethnic minority population was stripped of their citizenship, the Kachin people …

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Guide: Domestic-Intimate Partner Violence Programs, Policies, and Partnerships

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: July 1, 2016
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness, Safety
Subtopic(s): Domestic Violence
This guide aims to assist agencies to build up and maintain a robust network of domestic violence shelters and mainstream partners who can provide culturally sensitive services.