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Guide: Improving Gender Equality through Basic Gender Analysis

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 15, 2020
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis, Data Collection, Gender Equality, Project Design and M&E Planning
Gender analysis gathers critical information on the lived experiences and unique needs of clients of all genders. It helps staff to understand risks to safety and access, particularly for women and girls, and to develop strategies to mitigate these risks. This information guide describes what a basic gender analysis is, its core concepts, and provides …

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Guide: Supporting Clients During Times of Economic Hardship: Accessing Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 14, 2020
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
For employment programs that serve refugees and asylees, helping clients become self-sufficient and work towards personal career goals is always the main objective. However, in the course of providing employment services to refugees and asylees, you may encounter situations where it is beneficial for your clients to apply for unemployment insurance. While this process varies …

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Guide: Virtual Communication Guide

Author(s): HIAS
Date: April 7, 2020
Topic(s): Adult Education, Digital Inclusion
This document, developed by HIAS, uses screenshots to describe how to use Zoom and WhatsApp. It is translated into Arabic, Farsi, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Ukrainian, and Urdu.

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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