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Guide: Domestic-Intimate Partner Violence Programs, Policies, and Partnerships

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: July 1, 2016
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness, Safety
Subtopic(s): Domestic Violence
This guide aims to assist agencies to build up and maintain a robust network of domestic violence shelters and mainstream partners who can provide culturally sensitive services.

Archived Webinar: Suicidality Among Refugees: Program Approaches and Community Responses

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: May 18, 2016
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Suicidality
The objectives of this webinar are: Discuss research conducted on refugee suicides and subsequent recommendations for stakeholders Highlight current grass roots initiatives addressing suicide prevention and intervention with refugee communities Identify common mental health perceptions within refugee populations and suggestions for improved program responses to suicidality
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Tool or Template: Take Fifteen: Assess Mental Health, Build Trust, Create Safety, and Decrease Stigma in 15 minutes

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: May 13, 2016
Topic(s): Case Management, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Case workers, physicians, and therapists often have just a brief appointment scheduled with refugee clients. This tool provides a breakdown of a fifteen minute encounter with a refugee client. It can be used in settings such as refugee resettlement agencies, hospitals, or mental health clinics.  Using these points as a guide will not only allow …

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Guide: Suicidality Among Refugees

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: May 1, 2016
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Suicidality
This guide introduces components that affect refugees’ risk for self-harm. While some refugee populations are more at risk than others, this guide navigates individual, family, community, and programmatic aspects pertaining to risk of suicide.

Archived Webinar: Mental Health Interpretation: Program Structures and Funding Challenges

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: April 5, 2016
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Interpretation
The objectives of this webinar are to: Provide an overview of three different program structures and approaches to providing interpretation Discuss effective sourcing and training for mental health interpreters Identify common challenges to identifying and accessing funding interpretation for mental health

Guide: Mental Health Interpretation: Program Structures and Funding Challenges

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: April 1, 2016
Topic(s): Case Management, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Interpretation
This guide provides a programmatic approach to interpretation, outlining practical examples of sourcing, training, and funding interpretation services. Use it to explore helpful ways to increase your program’s interpretation pool, grasp core concepts to include in interpreter trainings, and gauge how the size and ingenuity of your program can affect interpretation funding.

Guide: Mental Health Screening Tools and Referral Networks

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: April 1, 2016
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness, Monitoring and Evaluation
This guide highlights important steps when implementing a mental health screening process and focuses on ways organizations and providers can create an effective network to address refugee mental health.

Archived Webinar: Mental Health Screening Tools and Referral Networks

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: March 12, 2016
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness, Monitoring and Evaluation
The objectives of this webinar are to: Discuss the importance of identifying and addressing refugee mental health issues through screenings Discuss how to implement effective screening tools in your programs and train staff on using various instruments Highlight three different programmatic approaches to using screening tools and building referral networks Address common barriers to streamlining …

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Guide: Refugee Wellness Country Guide – Federal Republic of Somalia/Somalia

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: March 1, 2016
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Country Guides
This guide offers information on the mental health considerations, healthcare, beliefs, customs, language and history of Somalia. The Federal Republic of Somalia has endured turmoil for many decades, contributing to the current lack of a strong health infrastructure or integration of mental health services into mainstream healthcare services. Civil war and ongoing violence have caused …

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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.