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Guide: Introduction to Program Design: Developing Your Theory of Change

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: February 26, 2020
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Project Design and M&E Planning
A logic model is a graphic representation that defines all the building blocks required to bring about a given long-term goal. A theory of change (ToC) is a type of logic model that provides a visual representation of the change process, usually using arrows. Developing one can help your team: make sure that the logic …

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Guide: Trauma-Informed Care: Preventing Crises and De-escalating Difficult Situations

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: January 27, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Mental Health and Wellness
Resettled refugees have frequently experienced past trauma and prolonged stress, which can continue following resettlement. These may contribute to situations or encounters where clients become overwhelmed. Often, service providers are unsure how best to manage these situations in a trauma-informed way. While there is no one-size-fits-all strategy, this guide reviews skills and practices that can …

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Guide: Trauma-Informed Care: Movement Towards Practice

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: January 9, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare
This information guide describes some of the common principles and guiding practices of trauma-informed care that can inform resettlement and integration practices . It is aimed at refugee service providers, including case managers or those in similar roles, seeking to integrate trauma-informed care into their work.  

Guide: Career Pathways in Pharmacy: Using Your Foreign Education in the United States

Author(s): WES Global Talent Bridge
Date: December 5, 2019
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement
This guide is designed to help clients with international training explore career pathways related to pharmacy, as well as alternative careers that use related skills but may not require a license.

Guide: Career Pathways in Information Technology: Using Your Foreign Education in the United States

Author(s): WES Global Talent Bridge
Date: December 5, 2019
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement
This guide is designed to help clients with international training explore career pathways related to information technology, as well as alternative careers that use related skills.

Guide: Career Pathways in Engineering: Using Your International Education in the U.S.

Author(s): WES Global Talent Bridge
Date: December 3, 2019
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement
This guide is designed to help clients with international training explore career pathways related to engineering as well as alternative careers that use related skills but may not require a license.

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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Guide: Promoting Your Clients’ Financial Wellbeing

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 9, 2019
Topic(s): Employment, Financial Capabilities
This information guide suggests asset building strategies that refugee service providers can implement to encourage clients’ long-term economic stability and mobility. By leveraging your clients’ strengths, your existing programs, and partnerships with community financial resources, you can incorporate asset building into a holistic approach to economic empowerment.

Guide: Engaging Local Leaders to Foster Welcoming Communities

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: September 30, 2019
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Subtopic(s): Community Cohesion
This is the third in a four-part series of guides on engaging receiving communities in order to advance immigrant inclusion and build stronger, more cohesive communities. It provides information on who community leaders are, recommendations for leadership engagement, and case studies on engaging state and other leaders. Other guides in this series include Building Cohesive Communities …

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Guide: Developing Strong Program Reports

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 19, 2019
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Presenting Data, Project Design and M&E Planning
This information guide provides suggestions for drafting a report narrative,incorporating a table of key indicators, and choosing the types of graphs which may strengthen your program reporting.