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Guide: Rainbow response: A practical guide to resettling LGBT refugees and asylees

Author(s): Heartland Alliance
Date: October 22, 2012
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs, Mental Health and Wellness
This guide includes information on understanding sexual orientation and gender identity, creating a safe space for LGBTQI+ participants, community integration, and on providing direct services, legal services, and mental health services to LGBTQI+ clients. By acknowledging the unique circumstances under which LGBTQI+ refugees arrive and considering how their backgrounds and experiences will inform each service, …

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Poster: Refugee Suicide Prevention

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: October 11, 2012
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Suicidality
Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC) created the Refugee Suicide Prevention Training Toolkit and poster in response to reports of suicides among resettled Bhutanese refugees. The poster is designed to raise awareness about suicide in refugee communities and encourage gatekeepers to help refugees in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. It is designed to be printed …

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Tip Sheet: Refugees from Burma: Considerations for Health Providers

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: September 1, 2012
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Country Guides, Domestic Violence
Designed for health care professionals and others helping new refugee arrivals adjust to their resettlement communities, this health profile provides basic information about refugees from Burma, their health experiences, and cultural beliefs that may influence their approach to health. This resource was produced by the Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC) in collaboration with the …

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Tip Sheet: Substance Abuse or Dependence

Author(s): Health Information Translations
Date: August 28, 2012
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Substance Misuse
This factsheet contains information on substance dependence, signs of substance abuse, and a list of hotlines. It is available in Arabic, Bosnian, English, French, Hindi, Korean, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

Guide: Enhancing the Lives of Older Refugees

Author(s): Older Refugee Working Committee
Date: July 6, 2012
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare, Grief and Healing
This resource aimed at refugee care workers in Australia aims to provide guidance covering four key areas:the individual life experiences of older refugees, loss and grief, the aging process, and the impact of the refugee experience on older age.

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: 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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Toolkit: Refugee Suicide Prevention Training – Nepali

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: April 30, 2012
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Suicidality
The Refugee Suicide Prevention Training Toolkit is designed to provide resources for Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) instructors who are interested in training refugee gatekeepers. After a review of available gatekeeper trainings, the QPR model was selected based on its potential for nationwide dissemination and adaptation. Bhutanese community members were integral in adapting the QPR model …

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Toolkit: Refugee Suicide Prevention Training

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: April 30, 2012
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Suicidality
The Refugee Suicide Prevention Training Toolkit is designed to provide resources for Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) instructors who are interested in training refugee gatekeepers. After a review of available gatekeeper trainings, the QPR model was selected based on its potential for nationwide dissemination and adaptation. Bhutanese community members were integral in adapting the QPR model …

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Video: Torture Survivors Video Series

Author(s): NPCT
Date: March 12, 2012
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
This five part video series shows members of the National Partnership for Community Training discuss their work with survivors of torture at the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma, the NYU/Bellevue Program for Survivors of Torture and the Florida Center for Survivors of Torture. They explain the lessons learned and the models of care at some …

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