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Guide: Burmese Refugee Health Profile

Author(s): U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: June 6, 2016
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Country Guides
This refugee health profile from the CDC provides detailed information on Burmese refugees including their background, priority health conditions, population movements, health care access and conditions in refugee camps, medical screening of U.S.-bound refugees, and health conditions to consider in post-arrival medical screening. 
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Video: The Somali Refugee Experience

Author(s): Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center
Date: May 25, 2016
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing, Country Guides
This video, developed by the Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center of Boston Children’s Hospital, features Dr. Saida Abdi of the University of Minnesota. Dr. Abdi discusses topics including: stigma and the language of mental health, mental health among children and youth, the role of religion in mental health within the Somali community, barriers to seeking …

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Video: The Bhutanese Refugee Experience

Author(s): Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center
Date: May 24, 2016
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing, Country Guides
This video, developed by the Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center of Boston Children’s Hospital, features Dr. Luna Mulder of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Mulder discusses topics including: historic discrimination and oppression, barriers including language and transportation, prior experiences with healthcare, relationships to food and nutrition, stigma and the language of mental health, suggestions for medical …

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Archived Webinar: Suicidality Among Refugees: Program Approaches and Community Responses

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: May 18, 2016
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Suicidality
The objectives of this webinar are: Discuss research conducted on refugee suicides and subsequent recommendations for stakeholders Highlight current grass roots initiatives addressing suicide prevention and intervention with refugee communities Identify common mental health perceptions within refugee populations and suggestions for improved program responses to suicidality
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Tool or Template: Take Fifteen: Assess Mental Health, Build Trust, Create Safety, and Decrease Stigma in 15 minutes

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: May 13, 2016
Topic(s): Case Management, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Case workers, physicians, and therapists often have just a brief appointment scheduled with refugee clients. This tool provides a breakdown of a fifteen minute encounter with a refugee client. It can be used in settings such as refugee resettlement agencies, hospitals, or mental health clinics.  Using these points as a guide will not only allow …

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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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Guide: Suicidality Among Refugees

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: May 1, 2016
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Suicidality
This guide introduces components that affect refugees’ risk for self-harm. While some refugee populations are more at risk than others, this guide navigates individual, family, community, and programmatic aspects pertaining to risk of suicide.

Archived Webinar: Mental Health Interpretation: Program Structures and Funding Challenges

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: April 5, 2016
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Interpretation
The objectives of this webinar are to: Provide an overview of three different program structures and approaches to providing interpretation Discuss effective sourcing and training for mental health interpreters Identify common challenges to identifying and accessing funding interpretation for mental health

Guide: Mental Health Interpretation: Program Structures and Funding Challenges

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: April 1, 2016
Topic(s): Case Management, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Interpretation
This guide provides a programmatic approach to interpretation, outlining practical examples of sourcing, training, and funding interpretation services. Use it to explore helpful ways to increase your program’s interpretation pool, grasp core concepts to include in interpreter trainings, and gauge how the size and ingenuity of your program can affect interpretation funding.

Guide: Mental Health Screening Tools and Referral Networks

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: April 1, 2016
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness, Monitoring and Evaluation
This guide highlights important steps when implementing a mental health screening process and focuses on ways organizations and providers can create an effective network to address refugee mental health.