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Guide: Bhutanese Refugee Health Profile

Author(s): U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: April 7, 2014
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Country Guides
This refugee health profile from the CDC provides detailed information on Bhutanese refugees including their background, priority health conditions, population movements, health information, healthcare and diet, and medical screening of U.S.-bound refugees. 

Archived Webinar: Substance Abuse and the Torture Survivor Experience

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: March 4, 2014
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Substance Misuse
This webinar describes the varying degrees of trauma that refugees and torture survivors have experienced and the subsequent substance usage in response to emotional turmoil.

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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Video: Refugees and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Video

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: September 30, 2013
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Healthcare
This video, produced by the Refugee Health  Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC) and the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), introduces refugees to the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, and the Health Insurance Marketplace. The video was developed in collaboration with the refugee community and features refugee narrators, refugee speakers, and health care providers. It is available in …

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E-learning: Preventing Child Maltreatment in ORR-/DCS-Funded Care Provider Programs

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: January 1, 2013
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
Created by Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS) This course is intended for service providers working in Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)/Department of Child Services (DCS) residences/programs. It is available in English and in Spanish on the BRYCS website. After completing this 48-minute course, you will have a better understanding of: Professional ethics, boundaries, …

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Tip Sheet: The ACA and Refugee Health – Expanding Health Insurance Access, Benefits and Protections

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: December 4, 2012
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Healthcare
As part of an ongoing effort to prepare refugee-serving providers and refugees for full implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2014, the Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC) developed this brief. It is available in English, Arabic, Burmese and Nepali.

Tip Sheet: The ACA and Refugee Health – Expanding Health Insurance Coverage for Refugee Children, Families and Young Adults

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: September 12, 2012
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Healthcare
As part of an ongoing effort to prepare refugee-serving providers and refugees for full implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2014, the Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC) developed this brief. It is available in English, Arabic, Burmese and Nepali.

Tip Sheet: Refugees from Burma: Considerations for Health Providers

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: September 1, 2012
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Country Guides, Domestic Violence
Designed for health care professionals and others helping new refugee arrivals adjust to their resettlement communities, this health profile provides basic information about refugees from Burma, their health experiences, and cultural beliefs that may influence their approach to health. This resource was produced by the Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC) in collaboration with the …

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Archived Webinar: Making CLAS Happen

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: June 20, 2012
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Healthcare
Making CLAS Happen from Refugee Health TA. This webinar, that took place on June 18, 2012, introduces clinical providers, health care administrators and social service providers to the Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) standards, issued in 2001 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health. There is a specific …

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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.