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Tip Sheet: 5 Questions for Obtaining Meaningful Informed Consent

Author(s): META
Date: May 11, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection, Evaluation and Research
Meaningful informed consent entails more than a participant’s signature on a consent form. The steps that we take for obtaining consent are crucial to safeguarding participants’ dignity, autonomy and well-being, especially when collecting data from vulnerable populations. META’s introductory tip sheet walks through five questions to ask yourself when developing plans and procedures for obtaining …

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Tip Sheet: Budgeting for Research and Evaluation Tipsheet & Checklist

Author(s): META
Date: May 11, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Evaluation and Research
To be successful, evaluation and research projects must be adequately resourced. Without sufficient funding to answer research or evaluation questions at a high level of quality, the project may not yield useful results. This tip sheet and checklist can be used to develop an appropriate budget for research and evaluation projects. Also see META’s Research/Evaluation Time …

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Tip Sheet: Financial Aid for Refugee and Asylee Students

Author(s): NASFAA
Date: April 9, 2018
Topic(s): Financial Capabilities
Refugee and asylee students face unique challenges in their quests to obtain postsecondary education. This tip sheet provides answers to pressing questions that can assist refugee and asylee students in determining if enrollment in postsecondary education is possible. This tip sheet answers questions like: What do I need from the Department of Homeland Security to …

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Tip Sheet: Tip Sheet for Financial Aid Administrators Working with Refugee and Asylee Students

Author(s): NASFAA
Date: April 9, 2018
Topic(s): Adult Education, Case Management, Financial Capabilities
Refugee and asylee students face unique challenges in their quests to obtain postsecondary education. This tip sheet is designed to help financial aid administrators working with this population with some of the questions they may have processing financial aid for these students

Tip Sheet: 5 Steps for Establishing Productive Research Partnerships

Author(s): META
Date: April 9, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Evaluation and Research
Does your organization aspire to do research? Going beyond routine program monitoring and evaluation, research is a systematic investigation conducted to contribute to or fill a gap in evidence or generalizable knowledge. A common reason organizations may conduct research is in the context of impact evaluation. But regardless of the motivation, research can be difficult …

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Tip Sheet: Substance Use Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Author(s): Centre of Knowledge on Healthy Child Development
Date: April 5, 2018
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Substance Misuse
This Canadian tip sheet defines substance abuse, its common causes, and effective treatments. It is available in English, French, and several other languages.  Note: to access the guide in Arabic, Hindi, Inuinnaqtun, Inuktitut, Italian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese; scroll to the bottom of this page. Once you have located the link for …

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Tip Sheet: Understanding Refugee Trauma

Author(s): NCTSN
Date: March 21, 2018
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This resource includes four fact sheets designed for primary care providers, mental health professionals, school personnel, and those working in or with the child welfare system, and what considerations they need to take into account when working with refugee youth and their families. These fact sheets describe the cultural, child and youth, family, school, and …

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Tip Sheet: 5 Steps for Using Data to Tell Program Stories

Author(s): META
Date: December 8, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Presenting Data
Often, we talk about monitoring, evaluation and reporting as activities we do for donors. Consider reframing the discussion: data collected through monitoring and evaluation answers questions that enable us to tell factual stories about our programs, in order to facilitate decision-making and action. These five steps will help you get started in thinking and talking …

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Tip Sheet: Becoming a U.S. Citizen Through Naturalization

Author(s): CLINIC
Date: December 1, 2017
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Citizenship
This handout summarizes the qualifications needed to become a U.S. citizen through naturalization. It can be used during a community outreach event on the citizenship application process. It is available in English, Arabic, French, Nepali, and Somali. This tip sheet is part of the CLINIC Citizenship Toolkit. For more multilingual citizenship education materials, see the …

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Tip Sheet: Benefits of Becoming a U.S. Citizen

Author(s): CLINIC
Date: December 1, 2017
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Citizenship
This handout summarizes the benefits of becoming a U.S. citizen. It can be used during a community outreach event on the citizenship application process. It is available in English, Arabic, French, Nepali, Somali, and Spanish. This tip sheet is part of the CLINIC Citizenship Toolkit. For more multilingual citizenship education materials, see the complete Citizenship …

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