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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.

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Guide: Access to Mental Health Services For Refugees and Other Vulnerable Immigrants in the U.S.

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: August 29, 2019
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness

This information guide provides evidence-based recommendations for service providers working to improve refugees’ access to mental health services across these levels. This content is based on a narrative review of the literature conducted by Switchboard in 2019.

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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.  By …

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Video: 4 Tips for Effective Employer Conversations

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: August 20, 2019
Topic(s): Employment, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Job Development, Partnerships

Watch this 3-minute video to learn about 4 tips for approaching prospective employer partners about hiring refugees. The video covers the process of initiating contact with prospective employer partners, how to approach a first meeting, and building a productive partnership. 

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Guide: Demystifying Strengths-Based Services: Fostering Refugees’ Resilience in Resettlement

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: August 15, 2019
Topic(s): Case Management, Health, Mental Health and Wellness, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare

Recognizing the inherent strengths of refugee individuals, families, and communities is an important starting point for health, social work, and human service professionals. This brief information guide aims to equip those working in U.S. refugee resettlement with evidence-informed strategies to deliver strengths-based programming.

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

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: August 1, 2019
Topic(s): Children/Youth and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child Wellbeing, Youth Wellbeing

This webinar 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 programs; Identify critical features …

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Guide: Refugee Youth Mentoring: Essential Elements for Effective Programs

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 30, 2019
Topic(s): Children/Youth and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Youth Wellbeing

In September 2018, the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) announced the allocation of over $8 million for a Refugee Support Services Youth Mentoring “Set-Aside,” dramatically increasing support for 15- to 24-year-old refugee and other ORR-eligible youth in 34 states.  This information guide, designed for service providers implementing or applying for funding through the Set Aside, …

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Archived Webinar: Women @ Work: Creative Strategies for Female Economic Empowerment

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 26, 2019
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Job Development, Job Readiness

This webinar was presented by Daniel Wilkinson, Program Manager for Economic Empowerment, Switchboard and Saba Imran, Program Coordinator for Economic Empowerment, Switchboard.   By the end of this 90-minute session, you will be able to: Describe the characteristics of employment services that are gender-responsive and culturally sensitive, with a view towards providing equal services to female …

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Guide: Supporting the Career Pathways of Female Clients

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 23, 2019
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Job Development

Informed by field interviews, this information guide offers practical strategies for delivering gender-sensitive employment services to women from refugee, asylee, and other humanitarian immigrant backgrounds and for supporting women as they work to overcome common employment barriers.

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Podcast: What is Motivational Interviewing?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 8, 2019
Topic(s): Case Management, Mental Health and Wellness, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare

In this podcast, Switchboard Program Officer Margaret Gibbon is joined by Dr. Miriam Potocky, Author and Professor of Social Work at Florida International University, and Kristen Guscovict, Founder of HEART of Aid Work. They discuss motivational interviewing, an evidence-based intervention that can be used in refugee case management programs, and provide examples of how it …

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