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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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Archived Webinar: Sex Trafficking of Minors: Know the Process, Look for the Signs

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: March 1, 2016
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Safety
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
Watch this webinar to learn more about the process by which many minors fall victim to sex trafficking, as well as some of the signs and indicators that may point to a potential child trafficking situation. This webinar is intended for service providers working with at-risk youth, teachers, school social workers, and for anyone charged …

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Archived Webinar: Fostering Refugee Engagement in Community Building

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: October 9, 2014
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Creating greater community understanding and support for refugees means that the receiving community needs to hear and learn from refugees themselves. However, many in the field continue to struggle to involve refugees in meaningful ways that truly empower them. Watch this webinar to learn from the successful approaches ethnic based community organizations, community organizers, and …

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Archived Webinar: Substance Abuse and the Torture Survivor Experience

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: March 4, 2014
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Substance Misuse
This webinar describes the varying degrees of trauma that refugees and torture survivors have experienced and the subsequent substance usage in response to emotional turmoil.

Archived Webinar: Promoting a Culture of Welcome for Refugees in Schools: Approaches & Opportunities

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS), Welcoming America
Date: February 1, 2014
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing
Welcoming America partnered with the Center for Applied Linguistics on this webinar to begin exploring how schools can promote a culture of welcome and models that work. Webinar participants will identify components of a welcoming school, learn from promising examples from the field, and share their own questions and successes. This archived Webinar identifies key …

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Archived Webinar: Refugees and Substance Use in the Karen Community

Author(s): University of Minnesota
Date: April 12, 2013
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Substance Misuse
This webinar explores how varied immigrant and refugee communities understand substance use and trauma. The role of the helper (service provider) is also explored, with implications for adjusting our practice to better align with familiar cultural practices of different groups. Specific reference is made to the Karen community.

Archived Webinar: An Overview of Fostering Community Support for Refugees

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: February 1, 2013
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Subtopic(s): Welcoming Communities
This webinar provides an overview of engaging communities in welcoming refugees. This is the first in a series of webinars offered by Welcoming America as part of the Fostering Community Engagement and Welcoming Communities Project. Susan Downs-Karkos presented on how important it is to engage receiving communities with refugees as well as methods to accomplish …

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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: 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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