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Archived Webinar: Psychological First Aid (PFA) during COVID-19 Response

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 6, 2020
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare
Hosted on May 5, 2020, this webinar was presented by Jessica Dalpe, Technical Advisor for Women’s Protection and Empowerment, IRC. Psychological First Aid (PFA) is an evidence-based intervention designed to help stabilize and mitigate psychological distress and to facilitate coping and functioning in the immediate aftermath of disasters and other tragic events. PFA is not …

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Archived Webinar: Ask an Expert: Creating Engaging Virtual Trainings and Meetings

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 15, 2020
Topic(s): Adult Education, Digital Inclusion, Organizational Development
Hosted on April 15, 2020, this webinar was presented by Jamie Bussey, Deputy Director, Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE); Sumita Chandrasekhar, Program Officer for Instructional Technology & Design at the IRC; and Kristy Gladfelter, Senior Director for Research, Analysis, and Learning at the IRC. Designing effective virtual trainings and meetings can be a challenge. We’ve …

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Archived Webinar: CARES Act: How Does Pandemic Relief Impact Me As A Refugee?

Author(s): National Partnership for New Americans, Refugee Council USA, We Are All America
Date: April 7, 2020
Topic(s): Employment, Financial Capabilities
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act). To ensure refugees, asylees, and the organizations that serve them understand the available benefits, Refugee Council USA, We Are All America and National Partnership for New Americans hosted a webinar.    In addition to providing direct support to individuals and families, the CARES Act …

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Archived Webinar: Supporting Immigrants & Refugees During Remote Learning

Author(s): Seidlitz Education
Date: March 27, 2020
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Digital Inclusion, Health
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, COVID-19
Laura Gardner, Founder of Immigrant Connections, Social Worker and Consultant, joined Carol Salva and Valentina Gonzalez discuss some of the most important considerations as we aim to support Immigrant and Refugee students and their families during this time of social distancing. This webinar was hosted by Seidlitz Education. 

Archived Webinar: Fundraising for Torture Treatment

Author(s): Center for Victims of Torture (CVT)
Date: March 10, 2020
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Torture treatment programs face unique fundraising challenges and opportunities in these competitive times.  In this webinar, the perspectives of two organizations are shared – one a stand-alone program, and one that is embedded within a larger organization – about how torture treatment programs can meet challenges and take advantage of opportunities in the current fundraising …

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Archived Webinar: The 2020 Census: What You and Your Clients Need to Know

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 3, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Community Engagement
Note: For Census updates related to COVID-19, visit the Census Bureau’s COVID-19 Press Kit. Hosted on March 3, 2020, this webinar was presented by Jenny Aramony, Partnership Specialist, U.S. Census Bureau; Kristen Aster, Associate Director for Community Mobilization, IRC; Ambel Mull, Associate Director for Immigration, IRC; Terry Fisher, Partnership Specialist, U.S. Census Bureau; and Felicia …

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Archived Webinar: Introduction to Program Design: Developing Your Theory of Change

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: February 20, 2020
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Project Design and M&E Planning
Hosted on February 25, 2020, this webinar was presented by Floor De Ruijter, Switchboard Program Officer for M&E; Daniele Elizaire, M&E Consultant; and Pat Curran, Youth Program Supervisor at the IRC. Wondering how theories of change are key to strong program design? Confused about terms like “logic model,” “theory of change,” and “logframe”? The webinar …

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Archived Webinar: 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
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare
This webinar was presented by Beth Farmer, Senior Technical Advisor, Safety, Education and Wellness, IRC and Sasha Verbillis-Kolp, Consultant, Sasha Verbillis-Kolp Consulting Services.  Because of past trauma and current stresses, clients can sometimes display significant emotions and behaviors that may be challenging to support. Trauma-informed case planning can help prevent these situations, while de-escalation can help successfully …

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Archived Webinar: How to Provide Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed Care for Older Refugees

Author(s): JFNA's Center on Aging and Trauma
Date: January 19, 2020
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare, Grief and Healing
This webinar examines the impact of trauma on older refugees and introduces the service model of person-centered, trauma-informed care.

Archived Webinar: Trauma-Informed Care: Movement Towards Practice

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: January 15, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness
This webinar was presented by Beth Farmer, Senior Technical Advisor, Safety, Education and Wellness, IRC and Sasha Verbillis-Kolp, Consultant, Sasha Verbillis-Kolp Consulting Services.  Refugee service providers work with individuals and families who have experienced significant trauma. This webinar gives key insights on defining trauma-informed care within the refugee context and adopting trauma-informed practices on the …

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