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Toolkit: Refugee Children in U.S. Schools: A Toolkit for Teachers and School Personnel

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: September 14, 2011
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing
In collaboration with the Office of Refugee Resettlement, Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS) has developed this toolkit in order to support and assist schools with large numbers of refugee students.  The purpose of this toolkit is to: Facilitate information-sharing among school personnel and others working with refugee children in the schools on a …

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Toolkit: Maya Health Toolkit for Medical Providers

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: May 12, 2011
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Healthcare
This toolkit aims to identify the major healthcare barriers between Maya and medical professionals, and to create a variety of resources to bridge gaps in communication. Section 1 of the toolkit gives an overview of the vision, objectives, and methodology, and explains in some detail why a toolkit is needed for the Maya. Section 2 …

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Toolkit: Refugee Services Core Stressor Assessment Tool 

Author(s): NCTSN
Date: January 1, 2011
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Data Collection
This toolkit provides information about four core stressors that refugees commonly face, and guides users through an assessment of a particular youth or family’s needs. Based on the assessment, tailored recommendations for resources and interventions are generated through this web-based resource developed by the Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center.
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Toolkit: Making the Most of Partnerships and Collaborations

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: March 27, 2008
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Partnerships
This toolkit includes activities and discussion questions designed to help guide your team’s efforts to develop strong partnerships.
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Toolkit: Refugees and the U.S. Child Welfare System: A Toolkit for Service Providers

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: October 2, 2006
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Guardianship
This toolkit serves to: Be a training guide for refugee resettlement staff to improve their understanding of how the child welfare system works, and how to access and assist clients in obtaining services. Provide a common vocabulary of child welfare terms, enabling refugee resettlement staff to make appropriate referrals for child welfare services. Dispel misconceptions …

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Toolkit: Enhancing Child Care for Refugee Self-Sufficiency: A Training Resource 

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: August 8, 2006
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
This resource contains information, reference materials, and sample training modules for employment specialists and case managers. It is designed to help agencies increase their capacity to serve refugee clients and provide them with a spectrum of child care options. Information is also relevant to program directors to assess if adequate internal processes are operating to …

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Toolkit: Growing Up in a New Country: A Positive Youth Development Toolkit for Working with Refugees and Immigrants 

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: June 28, 2006
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This toolkit pulls together articles, resources and programs which can assist agencies in adopting a Positive Youth Development (PYD) approach to working with newcomer youth. Mainstream and newcomer service providers alike should benefit from these resources and examples of promising practices in youth programming.