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Blog Post: Resource Round-up: Workplace Safety for Essential Workers

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 8, 2020
Topic(s): Employment, Health, Safety
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
While some of our clients have experienced difficult layoffs or furloughs, others are continuing to serve our communities through their daily work. Essential workers range from child care providers and healthcare professionals to grocery store staff and meatpacking employees. How can we support the wellbeing of clients who must work?

Guide: Immigrant and Refugee Families

Author(s): University of Minnesota
Date: November 20, 2019
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Employment, Financial Capabilities, Mental Health and Wellness, Safety
Subtopic(s): Domestic Violence, Substance Misuse
This e-book includes 10 chapters that provide an interdisciplinary perspective on immigrant and refugee families’ challenges and resilience across multiple domains, including economic, political, health, and human rights. Click the links below to access each chapter. Within each chapter, subsections can be navigated via the Contents menu at left.   Introduction Chapter 1. Immigration and …

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Blog Post: On World Day against Trafficking, a Round-up of Anti-Trafficking Resources

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 30, 2019
Topic(s): Case Management, Health, Mental Health and Wellness, Safety
Did you know that July 30th is World Day against Trafficking in Persons?  The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime chose “responding to the trafficking of children and young people” and “highlighting the importance of government action,” as the focus areas of 2019’s World Day. To mark this day, Switchboard is highlighting anti-trafficking resources …

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Archived Webinar: Refugee Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence: Doubly Vulnerable

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: September 27, 2018
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Safety
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Domestic Violence
Children who are exposed to intimate partner violence suffer. In fact, “mother treated violently” is one of the ten Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) known to impact children’s health into adulthood. This webinar discussed the overlaps between children who witness intimate partner violence (IPV) and children who grow up in refugee families, as well as culture …

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Blog Post: Educating Your Clients on Their Rights Regarding Workplace Harassment

Author(s): Higher
Date: September 26, 2018
Topic(s): Employment, Safety
Subtopic(s): Employment Rights
This blog post was written by Higher Employment Services Technical Assistance and is included as an archived post on the Switchboard blog. What constitutes unlawful harassment? Harassment is a form of employment discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Americans …

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Archived Webinar: Promoting Safety With Our Clients

Author(s): Center for Victims of Torture (CVT)
Date: January 1, 2017
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness, Safety
This webinar presented psychosocial and immigration-related strategies for identifying and addressing safety-related stressors of our clients. Safety concerns manifest in a wide range of ways and can be addressed with a variety of supportive, collaborative, and creative strategies. This webinar was followed by an e-consultation that went into more depth with case examples. This resource …

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E-learning: Discrimination & Bullying of Refugee Youth

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: August 1, 2016
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness, Safety
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
Created by Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS) This course shares statistics and stories on bullying and discrimination among diverse refugee youth, contextualized within a wider discussion on psychological and sociological concerns that this population may experience. It also shares best practices and recommendations for individuals, families, schools, and the wider community in meeting …

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Guide: Domestic-Intimate Partner Violence Programs, Policies, and Partnerships

Author(s): NPCT
Date: July 1, 2016
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness, Safety
Subtopic(s): Domestic Violence
This guide aims to assist agencies to build up and maintain a robust network of domestic violence shelters and mainstream partners who can provide culturally sensitive services.
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Tool or Template: Sexual and Gender Minority Refugees Safe Space Checklist

Author(s): ORAM
Date: May 17, 2016
Topic(s): Case Management, Safety
This checklist can be used to ensure that your agency is open and safe for sexual and gender minority (SGM) refugees and asylum seekers. It covers office practices and environment, organizational documents and professional resources, safe space cues, information and referral, and training and capacity building.

Tool or Template: “You are Safe Here” Printable Pins

Author(s): ORAM
Date: April 1, 2016
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Safety
These images may be printed and inserted into pins that can be worn by staff and volunteers in your office to indicate that it is a safe space for LGBTQI+ clients.