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E-learning: Addressing the Contraceptive Needs of Refugee Youth and Women

Author(s): Advocates for Youth, International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: December 9, 2019
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing, Sexual and Reproductive Health
Resettlement in the United States can offer enhanced opportunities for sexual and reproductive health (SRH) information and services; at the same time, refugee youth and women face particular barriers (i.e. communication difficulties, low health literacy, unfamiliarity with healthcare system, etc.) that must be considered, including their experiences of violence and ongoing trauma. Addressing these barriers …

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Guide: Raising a Girl: A Handbook for Newcomer Mothers and Daughters

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: January 11, 2019
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, FGC, Sexual and Reproductive Health
This handbook was created for parents and preteens who are new to the U.S. and addresses things that often come up in families raising girls in the United States. It is intended for mothers and daughters or caregivers of girls to read through and talk about together. This can help girls and their caregivers understand …

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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.

Guide: Raising Teens in a New Country: A Guide for the Whole Family

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: July 1, 2017
Topic(s): Adult Education, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Higher Education, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Substance Misuse
This guide was created for parents and teens who are new to the U.S. and for the service providers working with them. The teen years are a time when children learn important lessons and skills that will help them as they develop into adults. This is also a time when parents’ and teens’ relationships can …

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Video: Getting and Staying Well for Congolese Refugees

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: November 15, 2015
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare, Child and Youth Wellbeing, Domestic Violence, Grief and Healing, Healthcare, Sexual and Reproductive Health
This six part video series from the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) covers a variety of health topics specifically for Congolese refugees and it is narrated in Kiswahili. The series includes:  Introduction to Healthcare in the U.S. explains the role of healthcare providers, preventive care, and health insurance. Your Body Before, During and After Pregnancy …

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Video: Somali Refugee Women: Learn about your Health!

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: December 23, 2013
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Sexual and Reproductive Health
The goal of this 4-part video series is to educate Somali women refugees about a variety of health issues that can affect – and possibly save – their lives, including reproductive health, diet and exercise, cancer screening, prenatal care and pregnancy, and other health topics. Topics include 1. the reproductive system, 2. infections, relationships, and …

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Tip Sheet: Tips and Strategies for Culturally Sensitive Care

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: May 16, 2012
Topic(s): Case Management, Cultural Awareness, Health
Subtopic(s): Healthcare, Interpretation, Sexual and Reproductive Health
This resource offers tips and strategies to promote culturally sensitive care in refugee women’s health. Topics include language, access to care, issues of gender, respect of modesty, cultural/traditional practices and religious observances, fasting for Ramadan during pregnancy, anticipatory guidance, and coordination of care and case management.