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Archived Webinar: Trauma-Informed Care: Preventing Crises and De-escalating Difficult Situations

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: January 27, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare
This webinar was presented by Beth Farmer, Senior Technical Advisor, Safety, Education and Wellness, IRC and Sasha Verbillis-Kolp, Consultant, Sasha Verbillis-Kolp Consulting Services.  Because of past trauma and current stresses, clients can sometimes display significant emotions and behaviors that may be challenging to support. Trauma-informed case planning can help prevent these situations, while de-escalation can help successfully …

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Archived Webinar: How to Provide Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed Care for Older Refugees

Author(s): JFNA's Center on Aging and Trauma
Date: January 19, 2020
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness
This webinar examines the impact of trauma on older refugees and introduces the service model of person-centered, trauma-informed care. Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed care is a holistic approach to service provision developed by The JFNA Center on Aging and Trauma that infuses knowledge about trauma into agency programs and procedures as a way to promote the well-being and empowerment of …

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Archived Webinar: Trauma-Informed Care: Movement Towards Practice

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: January 15, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness
This webinar was presented by Beth Farmer, Senior Technical Advisor, Safety, Education and Wellness, IRC and Sasha Verbillis-Kolp, Consultant, Sasha Verbillis-Kolp Consulting Services.  Refugee service providers work with individuals and families who have experienced significant trauma. This webinar gives key insights on defining trauma-informed care within the refugee context and adopting trauma-informed practices on the …

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Archived Webinar: Refugee Adult Education: Improving Participation, Partnerships, and Program Design

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: December 11, 2019
Topic(s): Adult Education
This webinar was presented by Erica Bouris, Senior Technical Advisor, Economic Empowerment at the IRC.  Supporting adults in strengthening their skills – especially basic skills and those that can help them succeed in the workforce – is critical to refugee integration and lasting self-sufficiency. This webinar covers strategies to support refugees in accessing adult education …

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Archived Webinar: Launching & Strengthening Career Pathways Programs: Approaches, Partnerships, and Funding Possibilities

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: November 21, 2019
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Job Development, Job Readiness
This webinar was presented by Matt Dolamore, Assistant Director for Integration, LIRS and Saba Imran, Program Coordinator for Economic Empowerment, Switchboard.  In recent years, there has been a growing interest in career pathways programs for refugees, asylees, and other humanitarian immigrants. This webinar gives key insights on this developing program area, whether you are looking …

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Archived Webinar: The Science of Empathy, Empathic Reflection, and Empathic Regulation in Clinical Care

Author(s): Center for Victims of Torture (CVT)
Date: October 2, 2019
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare
This webinar presents a brief overview of the history and science of empathy.  The discovery of the biological basis of empathy “the mirror neurons” is discussed. A new model of empathic reflection for daily practice in the clinical setting called the Wheel of Empathy is presented. Overcoming major barriers to achieving empathic therapist-patient/client clinical relationships …

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Archived Webinar: Data-Driven State Refugee Programs: Lessons from the Field on Using Data to Improve Refugee Programs

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 26, 2019
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis, Evaluation and Research, Using Data and Evidence
This webinar was presented by Molly M. Scott of the Center for Income and Benefits at The Urban Institute and featured guest speakers Kit Taintor and Derek Maxfield.

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: Access to Mental Health Services for Refugees and Other Vulnerable Immigrants in the U.S.: Overcoming Barriers and Strengthening Enabling Factors

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: August 30, 2019
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare
This webinar was presented by Suzan Song, MD, MPH, PhD; Director, Child/Adolescent & Family Psychiatry, George Washington University; Humanitarian protection adviser.

Archived Webinar: Demystifying Strengths-Based Services to Foster Refugees’ Resilience

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: August 21, 2019
Topic(s): Case Management, Health, Mental Health and Wellness, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare
This webinar was presented by Julie A. Tippens, DrPH, Assistant Professor of Child, Youth, and Family Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Peggy Fulda, MSW, LCSW, MPH, Clinician Lead at Lutheran Community Services Northwest; and Mahad Hassan, BA, Culturally Specific Certified Peer Specialist and Program Coordinator, Peer Training Program at Lutheran Community Services Northwest.  This …

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