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Tip Sheet: Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URM) Program

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: January 28, 2020
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Through its network of providers, the Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URM) Program serves some of the most vulnerable children and youth in the world — those who were fleeing persecution, violence, or abuse, and entered the United States without a parent or custodian. The program provides foster care and other living arrangements, as well as the …

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Guide: Central American (Guatemalan, Honduran, Salvadoran) Minor Refugee Health Profile

Author(s): U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: January 25, 2017
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Country Guides
This refugee health profile from the CDC provides detailed information on Central American (Guatemalan, Honduran, Salvadoran) refugees including their background, priority health conditions, health information, healthcare access and conditions in countries of origin, and medical screening of U.S.-bound refugees. 

Blog Post: Unaccompanied Children: Factors in Successful Integration

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: August 1, 2016
Topic(s): Case Management, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This blog post was written by Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS) and is included as an archived post on the Switchboard blog. Introduction Unaccompanied children (UC) who have been migrating from El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala to the United States for years, were largely unnoticed by the general population until this phenomenon captured our …

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Guide: Child Maltreatment Prevention Curriculum

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: February 8, 2013
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This training curriculum was developed by BRYCS in an on-going effort to ensure the safety and promote the well-being of unaccompanied undocumented children in the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement / Division of Children’s Services (ORR/DCS). The curriculum has two parts – Tier One and Tier Two. Tier One covers professional ethics and …

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Archived Webinar: Trauma-Informed Care: Understanding and Addressing the Needs of Unaccompanied Children (UC)

Author(s): National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Date: July 11, 2005
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This webinar series covers the impact of trauma on children during all phases of their migration journey. The series features diverse expertise from the fields of refugee and migrant health, cultural studies, mental health, early childhood development, childhood traumatic stress, trauma-informed systems of care, and secondary traumatic stress. Webinars include: Culture, the Migration Journey, Trauma …

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