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Archived Webinar: Group Application Workshop for Refugee Adjustment of Status Applications

Author(s): CLINIC
Date: June 1, 2017
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Adjustment of Status
A group application workshop is a one- or two-day community event bringing professionals and trained volunteers together to assist the foreign-born in accessing information about immigration benefits and/or completing an application for a benefit with or without legal representation provided. In this webinar, CLINIC discussed the nuts and bolts of offering an adjustment of status …

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Archived Webinar: Integrating Refugee Mental Healthcare – RHS-15 and Healthcare Providers

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: June 1, 2017
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare, Data Collection
The first session of this two-part webinar illustrated the benefits for refugees to have early mental health screenings and ongoing access to services within integrative healthcare models, shared how the scoring of the RHS-15 can help providers identify patient history, including torture, and described the process of creating strong collaborations among physical health and mental …

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Archived Webinar: Integrative Healthcare Settings – Exploring Approaches and Benefits for Refugees

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: May 1, 2017
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare
The first session of this two-part webinar sought to explore the barriers faced by refugees in accessing both primary healthcare and mental healthcare services and how best to remove these barriers through an integrative healthcare approach. The webinar further discussed team approaches to best coordinate services for refugees through a culturally competent and trauma-informed approach. …

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Archived Webinar: Methods Matter: 4 Questions to Consider When Choosing Data Collection Methods

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: February 17, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection
This webinar discussed why methods matter and how to choose the right data collection methods. Watch the recording to learn four questions to ask yourself when choosing methods for your programs. You’ll also learn the basics of when and when not to use common methods like interviews, focus groups, observation and surveys. META was joined …

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Archived Webinar: How Communities Can Respond to Grief

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: February 1, 2017
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Grief and Healing
The first session of this two-part webinar examined the grief process and discusses how communities can support those experiencing grief by applying skills offered in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) trainings. The post-webinar Loss and Healing Case Study continued the discussion.

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.

Archived Webinar: Promoting Safety With Our Clients

Author(s): Center for Victims of Torture (CVT)
Date: January 1, 2017
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness, Safety
This webinar presented psychosocial and immigration-related strategies for identifying and addressing safety-related stressors of our clients. Safety concerns manifest in a wide range of ways and can be addressed with a variety of supportive, collaborative, and creative strategies. This webinar was followed by an e-consultation that went into more depth with case examples. This resource …

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Archived Webinar: Using Volunteers to Promote Citizenship

Author(s): CLINIC
Date: December 15, 2016
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Citizenship
This webinar reviewed the following information about incorporating volunteers in citizenship programs: benefits and appropriate types of volunteers; volunteer recruitment and training; utilizing volunteers properly; and CLINIC’s volunteer toolkit and training resources.

Archived Webinar: Financial Literacy: How to Teach the Basics

Author(s): Higher
Date: December 1, 2016
Topic(s): Employment, Financial Capabilities
Subtopic(s): Job Readiness
This webinar explored basic financial literacy topics to cover with clients to build a strong foundation for economic self-sufficiency. Presenters highlighted a variety of free financial literacy resources and provided examples of community partnerships that can be replicated. Financial literacy curricula, job readiness activities and training tips were shared throughout the training.

Archived Webinar: How to Ensure Data Quality in Case Management: 4 Practical Strategies

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: November 17, 2016
Topic(s): Case Management, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Case Documentation, Data Quality
This webinar offered four practical strategies for improving data quality in refugee case management programs. Data experts from the IRC and Church World Service discussed why data quality is so important, demonstrated time-saving tips and tricks in Excel, and shared the real-world implications of quality data. META was joined by Mia Witte, Associate Director for …

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