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Video: Lead Risks in Older Homes

Author(s): King County
Date: April 7, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
This video discusses lead poisoning in older homes and provides precautions against lead paint and other possible lead toxin exposures.

Video: Lead & Imported Items

Author(s): King County
Date: April 7, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
This video describes lead or mercury that may be contained in imported items and includes a caution to buy certain items locally because of concerns about potential lead and mercury levels in imported items. It details how imported items such as cosmetics, cooking items, and candies may have different manufacturing regulations and therefore may contain …

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Video: Lead & Workplace Safety

Author(s): King County
Date: April 7, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
This video describes potential lead exposure that may occur in the workplace and offers tips on how to avoid bringing lead dust home from work. The video details unexpected ways in which a newly arrived immigrant or refugee may be exposed to lead toxins during the workday.

Video: Common Questions about Lead & Health

Author(s): King County
Date: April 7, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
This video discusses common questions and myths around lead and lead poisoning. It details unexpected ways in which immigrants and refugees may be exposed to lead poisoning.

Video: Who are the Afghan Newcomers Part I: Key Events in Recent Afghan History

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 16, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
This video provides a brief overview of recent Afghan history and eras of migration to the U.S. It is part one in a three-part series on Who are the Afghan Newcomers.

Video: Who are the Afghan Newcomers Part II: Social and Cultural Characteristics

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 16, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
This video provides an overview of Afghan social and cultural characteristics, including language, religions, ethnicities, and gender roles. It is part two in a three-part series on Who are the Afghan Newcomers.

Video: Who are the Afghan Newcomers Part III: Transitioning to a U.S. Culture

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 16, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
This video explores expectations and misconceptions that Afghan newcomers may bring as new arrivals to the United States, along with tips for effective communication and rapport building. It is part three in a three-part series on Who are the Afghan Newcomers.

Video: U. S. Laws Overview

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: February 14, 2022
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs, Safety
This short video covers basic foundational knowledge about U.S. laws that can be used as a primer to share more in-depth details about other specific U.S. laws. It is available in Dari, English, and Pashto. 

Video: Effective Employment Services

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 19, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Job Development, Job Readiness
This animated video provides an overview of six key employment functions beginning with intake and assessment to post job-placement assistance. The video is accompanied by a glossary of key terms, a quiz, and a transcript. These resources are designed for new employment service providers and they can be incorporated into the onboarding process.  
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Video: U.S. Rights and Responsibilities

Author(s): U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Date: October 13, 2021
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
This video includes information on some laws protecting people in the U.S. from various abuses, actions that are not permissible in the U.S., and resources for reporting abuse and seeking further assistance.