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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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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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