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Guide: Pregnancy and Childbirth for Women Affected by Female Genital Cutting (FGC)

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: November 29, 2018
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, FGC, Sexual and Reproductive Health
This guide provides information and tips for victims of FGC who are pregnant and what to expect during childbirth. It includes information on prenatal and postnatal care, labor and delivery in the U.S., and tips on speaking with a doctor.

Archived Webinar: Organizational Sustainability: A View from 3 Perspectives

Author(s): Center for Victims of Torture (CVT)
Date: September 19, 2018
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness, Organizational Development
In the first session of this two-part webinar, presenters examined organizational sustainability through three essential factors: financial stability, partnership development, and staff retention. Participants had the opportunity to identify and explore strategies and practices in each of these areas that can help them develop more sustainable, healthy, vibrant organizations. In the second session, presenters shared …

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Archived Webinar: Community Conversations: An Introduction to Female Genital Cutting (FGC)

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: September 10, 2018
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, FGC
BRYCS’ Community Conversations project aims to reduce the risk and improve the care of women and girls affected by FGC, particularly among refugee communities. BRYCS Consultant, Jenny Siegel, discusses the cultural roots, health consequences and risk factors of FGC. She also shares the impacted community’s concerns and needs related to FGC, especially in their interactions …

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Guide: Female Genital Cutting (FGC) Fact Sheet for Resettlement Providers

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: August 23, 2018
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, FGC
This guide for resettlement providers includes information on FGC, tips for working with clients from countries where FGC is prevalent, and programmatic efforts to consider when providing services to victims of FGC.

Guide: Female Genital Cutting (FGC) Fact Sheet for Educators

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: August 23, 2018
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing, FGC
This guide for educators includes information on FGC, tips on creating a welcoming environment for victims of FGC, and how to prevent the practice in schools and communities.

Guide: Female Genital Cutting (FGC) Fact Sheet for Obstetric Care

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: August 20, 2018
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, FGC
This guide for obstetric care practitioners includes tips on providing culturally competent care; information on prenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal care; and common misconceptions surrounding FGC.

Guide: Female Genital Cutting (FGC) Fact Sheet for Health Practitioners

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: August 13, 2018
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, FGC
This guide for health practitioners includes information on the different types of FGC, approaches to consider when caring for victims of FGC, and the physical and psychological consequences of FGC.

Guide: Starting a Conversation with Your Doctor for Women and Girls Who Have Experienced Female Genital Cutting (FGC)

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: July 31, 2018
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, FGC
This resource is meant to help women start a conversation with their health practitioners about their experience of Female Genital Cutting (FGC).

Archived Webinar: Leadership and Resilience Among Survivors of Violence and Torture

Author(s): Center for Victims of Torture (CVT)
Date: July 1, 2018
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
In this webinar, presenters described their experiences developing programs that were started and led by survivors. They also discussed how their own past experiences and resilience informs the work they do. The webinar described how integrating survivors into a program’s work can incorporate their voices, support them as experts in their own experiences, and assist …

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Archived Webinar: Working With Survivors of Torture: The Mind-Body Connection

Author(s): Center for Victims of Torture (CVT)
Date: May 1, 2018
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
This webinar focused on the role of the mind-body connection in the treatment of survivors of torture in both individual and group settings. Presenters reviewed the clinical application of meditation, physical therapy, and yoga with survivors of torture. They described techniques in each discipline and how they may be a valuable part of treatment for …

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