We have curated a multimedia library of content developed both by Switchboard and by former ORR-funded TA providers. You can browse the library by resource type, view a full list of uploads, or use the search area to access content by topic, author, year, and more.

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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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Guide: Career Pathways in Pharmacy: Using Your Foreign Education in the United States

Author(s): WES Global Talent Bridge
Date: December 5, 2019
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement
This guide is designed to help clients with international training explore career pathways related to pharmacy, as well as alternative careers that use related skills but may not require a license.

Guide: Career Pathways in Information Technology: Using Your Foreign Education in the United States

Author(s): WES Global Talent Bridge
Date: December 5, 2019
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement
This guide is designed to help clients with international training explore career pathways related to information technology, as well as alternative careers that use related skills.

Guide: Career Pathways in Engineering: Using Your International Education in the U.S.

Author(s): WES Global Talent Bridge
Date: December 3, 2019
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement
This guide is designed to help clients with international training explore career pathways related to engineering as well as alternative careers that use related skills but may not require a license.

Guide: Immigrant and Refugee Families

Author(s): University of Minnesota
Date: November 20, 2019
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Employment, Financial Capabilities, Mental Health and Wellness, Safety
Subtopic(s): Domestic Violence, Substance Misuse
This e-book includes 10 chapters that provide an interdisciplinary perspective on immigrant and refugee families’ challenges and resilience across multiple domains, including economic, political, health, and human rights. Click the links below to access each chapter. Within each chapter, subsections can be navigated via the Contents menu at left.   Introduction Chapter 1. Immigration and …

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Guide: Promoting Your Clients’ Financial Wellbeing

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 9, 2019
Topic(s): Employment, Financial Capabilities
This information guide suggests asset building strategies that refugee service providers can implement to encourage clients’ long-term economic stability and mobility. By leveraging your clients’ strengths, your existing programs, and partnerships with community financial resources, you can incorporate asset building into a holistic approach to economic empowerment.

Guide: Engaging Local Leaders to Foster Welcoming Communities

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: September 30, 2019
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Subtopic(s): Community Cohesion
This is the third in a four-part series of guides on engaging receiving communities in order to advance immigrant inclusion and build stronger, more cohesive communities. It provides information on who community leaders are, recommendations for leadership engagement, and case studies on engaging state and other leaders. Other guides in this series include Building Cohesive Communities …

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Guide: Developing Strong Program Reports

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 19, 2019
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Presenting Data, Project Design and M&E Planning
This information guide provides suggestions for drafting a report narrative,incorporating a table of key indicators, and choosing the types of graphs which may strengthen your program reporting.

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.
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Guide: Overcoming Barriers to Adult Education: Strengths-based Strategies for Effective Enrollment and Retention

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 6, 2019
Topic(s): Adult Education, Digital Inclusion, Employment, Financial Capabilities
Subtopic(s): English Language Skills, Job Readiness
Education and learning are important to all people striving to attain their goals life. For refugees and other ORR-eligible adults, it is essential to rebuilding a stable and fulfilling life in the United States. As such, many organizations that serve refugees are striving to help their adult clients continue their education, including English Language Proficiency …

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