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Archived Webinar: Asylum for Afghans 202: Anatomy of the Asylum Interview

Author(s): American Bar Association, HIAS
Date: September 19, 2022
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
This webinar, hosted by HIAS and the American Bar Association, gives an overview of the barriers to asylum for Afghan nationals. This is part two of two.

Archived Webinar: Asylum for Afghans 201: Bars to Asylum and Common Concerns

Author(s): American Bar Association, HIAS
Date: September 19, 2022
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
This webinar, hosted by HIAS and the American Bar Association, gives an overview of the barriers to asylum for Afghan nationals. This is part one of a two part series.

Blog Post: Conflicting Gender Norms: Complications and Considerations of Afghan Integration

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 16, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management
Subtopic(s): Gender Equality
August 2022 marked the one-year anniversary of the Taliban’s return to power in Afghanistan. It seems like a lifetime since we witnessed the chaos of rapid evacuations at Kabul International Airport. In this past year, Afghanistan has changed drastically under the Taliban’s governance, and the country has yet again produced one of the largest displaced …

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Archived Webinar: Cultural and Practical Considerations for Working with Afghan Clients, Ethnicity and Consideration for Mitigating Interethnic Tension

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 14, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
This webinar is presented by Switchboard, a one-stop shop for refugee service providers in the United States. Learn more about Switchboard at www.SwitchboardTA.org. Hosted on September 13, 2022 the training was delivered by Farid Saydee, Ph.D., MBA – President, Language Mentors International and Consultant. This is session one of a five part series. This video …

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Archived Webinar: Welcoming Afghan Newcomer Students Back to School

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 8, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
This webinar is presented by Switchboard, a one-stop shop for refugee service providers in the United States. Learn more about Switchboard at www.SwitchboardTA.org. Hosted on September 7, 2022, the training was delivered by Sara Rowbottom, Senior Technical Advisor with the International Rescue Committee; Rob Callus, Switchboard Training Officer; and Madina Masumi, Switchboard Training Officer. This …

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Archived Webinar: Archived Webinar: Cultural and Practical Considerations for Working with Afghan Clients, Language & Working with Interpreters

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 6, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
Hosted on September 6th, 2022 the training was delivered by Farid Saydee, Ph.D., MBA – President, Language Mentors International and Consultant. This is session one of a five part series. This video covers language and working with interpreters. The curriculum offers a foundational body of knowledge of Afghan culture, provide contextualized information about working with …

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Archived Webinar: Cultural and Practical Considerations for Working with Afghan Clients, Afghan History

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: August 31, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
Hosted on August 30, 2022 the training was delivered by Farid Saydee, Ph.D., MBA – President, Language Mentors International and Consultant. This is session one of a five part series. This video covers Afghan history. The curriculum offers a foundational body of knowledge of Afghan culture, provide contextualized information about working with Afghans while navigating …

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Blog Post: Six Tips for Quality Assurance of Employment Programs

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: August 25, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management
Quality assurance is a program management system focused on ensuring staff meet employment program guidelines efficiently. Successful quality assurance (QA) improves program outcomes without increasing burdens on staff. However, when faced with the many competing priorities of managing an employment program, implementing QA strategies can feel daunting. Below are six tips for strengthening quality assurance …

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Tip Sheet: Online Safety Tip Sheet

Author(s): Center for Adjustment, Resilience, and Recovery (CARRE)
Date: August 22, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Digital Inclusion, Safety
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This resource, created by CARRE, is intended to help service providers educate clients on how to respond to online threats or harassment.  It is aimed at children and youth at risk of online sexual exploitation, or “sexploitation.” Tips include: Block: Instead of responding to the person bothering you online, immediately block them. DO NOT send …

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Guide: Helping Children Cope After Coming to a New Country

Author(s): Center for Adjustment, Resilience, and Recovery (CARRE)
Date: August 22, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Guardianship
This resource, created by CARRE, is designed to help clients support their children after coming to a new country.