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Archived Webinar: Psychological First Aid (PFA) during COVID-19 Response

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 6, 2020
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare

  Hosted on May 5, 2020, this webinar was presented by Jessica Dalpe, Technical Advisor for Women’s Protection and Empowerment, IRC. Psychological First Aid (PFA) is an evidence-based intervention designed to help stabilize and mitigate psychological distress and to facilitate coping and functioning in the immediate aftermath of disasters and other tragic events. PFA is …

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Tip Sheet: Cloth Face Mask Guidelines

Author(s): IRC
Date: April 30, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19

This fact sheet created by the IRC in Salt Lake City and the IRC in Tucson provides information on how to wear and remove cloth masks. Available in Arabic, English, French, Karen, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Nepali, and Spanish. 

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Tip Sheet: Social Distancing Guidelines

Author(s): IRC
Date: April 30, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19

This fact sheet created by the IRC in Salt Lake City and the IRC in Tucson provides information on understanding physical distancing. It describes physical distancing as limiting close contact, only leaving for what you need, and practicing good hygiene in public, while still getting fresh air and exercising. Available in Arabic, English, French, Kinyarwanda, …

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Tip Sheet: Guidance for Large or Extended Families Living in the Same Household

Author(s): CDC
Date: April 19, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19

This fact sheet provides information to help you protect those who are most vulnerable in your household. This includes how to protect the household when you must leave the house, how to protect members of the household who are at higher risk for severe illness, how to protect children and others from getting sick, how …

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Promising Practice: Public Transportation Navigation Cards

Author(s): ORR
Date: April 17, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Community Engagement

World Relief (WR) Fox Valley in Wisconsin developed a personal navigation card to help Preferred Communities (PC) clients use public transportation. Public transportation maps can often be complex, making it difficult for some PC clients to understand and figure out on their own. To address this issue, WR Fox Valley developed customized pictographic cards that …

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Tip Sheet: What you should know about COVID-19 to protect yourself and others

Author(s): CDC
Date: April 16, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19

This fact sheet describes what you should know about COVID-19 and how it spreads in order to protect yourself and other, including how to practice social distancing and how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are sick. Available in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Chuukese, Dari, English, Farsi, French, Haitian Creole, Hmong, Karen, Kinyarwanda, Korean, …

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Archived Webinar: Ask an Expert: Creating Engaging Virtual Trainings and Meetings

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 15, 2020
Topic(s): Adult Education, Organizational Development

Hosted on April 15, 2020, this webinar was presented by Jamie Bussey, Deputy Director, Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE); Sumita Chandrasekhar, Program Officer for Instructional Technology & Design at the IRC; and Kristy Gladfelter, Senior Director for Research, Analysis, and Learning at the IRC. Designing effective virtual trainings and meetings can be a challenge. We’ve …

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Tool or Template: Gender Equality in Program Design Checklist

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 15, 2020
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis, Data Collection, Gender Equality, Project Design and M&E Planning

This tool provides guidance to project designers and proposal writers on how to meaningfully include gender equality during the design phase of a project. For more information on gender in project design and gender analysis, see Switchboard’s Gender Equality in Service Programs Continuum; Information Guide: Improving Gender Equality through Basic Gender Analysis; Gender Analysis Project …

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Guide: Improving Gender Equality through Basic Gender Analysis

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 15, 2020
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis, Data Collection, Gender Equality, Project Design and M&E Planning

Gender analysis gathers critical information on the lived experiences and unique needs of clients of all genders. It helps staff to understand risks to safety and access, particularly for women and girls, and to develop strategies to mitigate these risks. This information guide describes what a basic gender analysis is, its core concepts, and provides …

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Tool or Template: Basic Gender Analysis Workplan Template

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 15, 2020
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis, Data Collection, Gender Equality, Project Design and M&E Planning

This template is meant to help with planning for conducting a gender analysis by outlining dates by which to complete certain tasks, individuals responsible, and resources needed. For more information on gender in project design and gender analysis, see Switchboard’s Gender Equality in Service Programs Continuum; Information Guide: Improving Gender Equality through Basic Gender Analysis; …

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