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Archived Webinar: Learn to Easily and Accurately Collect Data with CommCare Mobile Technology

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: September 26, 2016
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection
This series of webinars taught attendees to use mobile phones or tablets equipped with the platform CommCare to more easily and accurately capture client data. View this series of recordings to walk through this process of creating your own application for use in your programs. For more on CommCare, watch this one-minute video! To build your own …

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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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Archived Webinar: Effective Presentation of Data for Reports, Winning Proposals and Outreach

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: August 15, 2016
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
For this webinar, we were joined by an internationally recognized data visualization expert who brings a research-based approach to improving the communication of data through more effective graphs, slides, and reports. The training was tailored to the needs of refugee service providers, drawing on data examples from programs serving refugees and other populations of concern …

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Archived Webinar: Enrolling Refugee Children in U.S. Schools

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: August 1, 2016
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
This webinar focuses on the challenges of enrolling children into the local public school system and the current protections in place at the federal level, such as Plyler v. Doe and the McKinney-Vento Act. Additional recommendations are discussed.

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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Archived Webinar: Muslim Refugee Youth: Stories & Strategies Addressing Discrimination & Bullying

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: July 1, 2016
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing
Anti-Muslim sentiment is on the rise and affects Muslim refugee youth and families in unique ways. This webinar shares statistics and stories on bullying and discrimination among diverse Muslim youth. These stories are contextualized within a wider discussion on cultural competency when working with Muslim refugee youth and psychological and sociological concerns that this population …

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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

Archived Webinar: Program M&E: A Path Towards Program Improvement and Better Outcomes for Refugee Clients

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: April 21, 2016
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Project Design and M&E Planning
In this webinar, originally hosted on March 14, 2016, M&E discusses the role that monitoring and evaluation (M&E) can play in achieving improved outcomes for refugee clients. Jaime Costigan, M&E Technical Adviser, first provides strategies for changing organizational culture around M&E, after which we hear practical examples from Erica Bouris, Deputy Director for Programs in …

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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

Archived Webinar: Mental Health Screening Tools and Referral Networks

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: March 12, 2016
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness, Monitoring and Evaluation
The objectives of this webinar are to: Discuss the importance of identifying and addressing refugee mental health issues through screenings Discuss how to implement effective screening tools in your programs and train staff on using various instruments Highlight three different programmatic approaches to using screening tools and building referral networks Address common barriers to streamlining …

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