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Archived Webinar: Fundamentals of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) for Refugee Service Providers: What Does a Culturally Responsive Approach Mean?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 7, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness, Safety
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare, Child and Youth Wellbeing, Domestic Violence
Hosted on July 7, 2020, this webinar was presented by Reema Sharma, Manager of Outreach and Community Education, Womankind; and Alena Victor, Director of Residential Programs, Womankind.  There has been a growing interest among refugee service providers in understanding the dynamics of gender-based violence (including domestic violence and sexual violence). This webinar will be an …

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Guide: Fundamentals of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) for Refugee Service Providers: What Does a Culturally Responsive Approach Mean?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 6, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness, Safety
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare, Child and Youth Wellbeing, Domestic Violence
This information guide reviews the basics of gender-based violence (including domestic violence and sexual violence) within refugee and immigrant communities. It explores what a culturally responsive approach to GBV services can look like.

Video: Hellooo America

Author(s): Advocates for Youth, International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: June 29, 2020
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing, Sexual and Reproductive Health
Hellooo America is a three-part mini series, for and by refugee youth, exploring the often-stigmatized conversations around sexual health and rights in the refugee community. Backed by sexual health experts, Hellooo America is a low-pressure space where young refugees can access the information they need to lead safe and healthy lives, in a way that …

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Blog Post: Helping Refugee Children and Parents Cope During the COVID-19 Crisis

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 2, 2020
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, COVID-19
This blog post offers tips on how to help families cope during the COVID-19 crisis. Helping children begin to develop coping skills in response to COVID-19 stressors can not only help them get through this volatile time, but also positively manage feelings during uncertain times in the future.

Video: Adjusting to Life & Work in the U.S. – Perspectives from Refugee Youth

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 25, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Employment
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
In the summer of 2019, Switchboard interviewed established refugee youth in Atlanta, GA; Hyattsville, MD; and Lancaster, PA. The goal of this video is to elevate the voices of refugee youth, giving them the opportunity to reflect on their early experiences in the U.S. and a platform to share their perspective and advice with service …

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Guide: Best Practices Guide for Working with Karen, Nepali-Bhutanese, Oromo, and Somali Families in Child Welfare

Author(s): University of Minnesota
Date: January 1, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This guide is intended as an overview of selected topics that are relevant to providing culturally responsive services to families with refugee backgrounds and understanding their unique needs. General themes were identified through a literature review and interviews with refugee families. It was developed by the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare at the …

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E-learning: Addressing the Contraceptive Needs of Refugee Youth and Women

Author(s): Advocates for Youth, International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: December 9, 2019
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing, Sexual and Reproductive Health
Resettlement in the United States can offer enhanced opportunities for sexual and reproductive health (SRH) information and services; at the same time, refugee youth and women face particular barriers (i.e. communication difficulties, low health literacy, unfamiliarity with healthcare system, etc.) that must be considered, including their experiences of violence and ongoing trauma. Addressing these barriers …

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Guide: Partnering with Schools to Provide Safe and Inclusive Learning Environments for Refugee Students

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 19, 2019
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing
This guide describes how providers and schools can partner to both proactively prevent incidents of hate, bias, and bullying, and respond to those incidents in a way that ensures students are held accountable.

Archived Webinar: Partnering with Schools to Provide Safe and Inclusive Learning Environments for Refugee Students

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 19, 2019
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing
This webinar was presented by Laura Gardner of Gardner & Associates and covers ways to proactively prevent and respond to bias and hate incidents.

Archived Webinar: Evidence-Based Refugee Youth Mentoring: Essential Ingredients!

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: August 1, 2019
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This webinar on refugee youth mentoring was presented by Sara Rowbottom, Technical Advisor for Education and Youth at the International Rescue Committee and by Ashmeet Oberoi, PhD, Assistant Professor at the University of Miami.   By the end of this 60-minute session, you will be able to: Describe key findings from the evidence-base for youth mentoring …

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