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Archived Webinar: Working Clinically with Traumatized Refugee Children and Families

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (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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Tip Sheet: Guardianship Fact Sheet for Staff Assisting Refugee Families

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: May 10, 2012
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Guardianship
This fact sheet provides basic information for helping refugee families to understand and establish kegal guardianship when caring for the children of relatives (such as grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, siblings) or friends. 

Tip Sheet: Psychological First Aid (PFA): Parent Tips for Helping Adolescents

Author(s): National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Date: March 24, 2012
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Grief and Healing
This handout provides parents with common reactions after a disaster, ways to respond to those reactions, and examples of things you can say to your adolescent.

Tip Sheet: Psychological First Aid (PFA): Parent Tips for Helping Infants and Toddlers after Disasters

Author(s): National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Date: March 24, 2012
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Grief and Healing
This handout provides parents with common reactions after a disaster, ways to respond to those reactions, and examples of things you can say to your infants or toddlers.

Tip Sheet: Psychological First Aid (PFA): Parent Tips for Helping Preschool-Age Children after Disasters

Author(s): National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Date: March 24, 2012
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Grief and Healing
This handout provides parents with common reactions after a disaster, ways to respond to those reactions, and examples of things you can say to your preschool-age child.

Tip Sheet: Psychological First Aid (PFA): Parent Tips for Helping School-Age Children

Author(s): National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Date: March 24, 2012
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Grief and Healing
This handout provides parents with common reactions after a disaster, ways to respond to those reactions, and examples of things you can say to your school-age child.
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Toolkit: Refugee Children in U.S. Schools: A Toolkit for Teachers and School Personnel

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: September 14, 2011
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing
In collaboration with the Office of Refugee Resettlement, Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS) has developed this toolkit in order to support and assist schools with large numbers of refugee students.  The purpose of this toolkit is to: Facilitate information-sharing among school personnel and others working with refugee children in the schools on a …

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Toolkit: Refugee Services Core Stressor Assessment

Author(s): Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center
Date: January 1, 2011
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Data Collection
This toolkit provides information about four core stressors that refugees commonly face, and guides users through an assessment of a particular youth or family’s needs. Based on the assessment, tailored recommendations for resources and interventions are generated through this web-based toolkit developed by the Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center of Boston Children’s Hospital.
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Guide: Partnering with Parents and Families to Support Immigrant and Refugee Children at School

Author(s): Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Date: June 12, 2009
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
This guide outlines programs that engage communities and community organizations to build effective and easily accessible mental health services for children and youth. Some of the issues addressed include: the impact of the immigrant and refugee experience; partnering with immigrant families to support mental health; offering school-based mental health services; and the changing face of …

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Tip Sheet: Reading Tip Sheets for Parents

Author(s): Colorin Colorado
Date: August 5, 2008
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing
These language and literacy tip sheets, available in 13 languages, include tips for parents of babies; parents of toddlers; parents of preschoolers; parents of kindergartners; parents of first graders; parents of second graders; and parents of third graders. At the resource link, scroll to the bottom of the page for all languages.