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Video: Getting and Staying Well for Congolese Refugees

Author(s): ORR
Date: November 15, 2015
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare, Grief and Healing, Healthcare, Intimate Partner Violence, SoT Services

This six part video series from the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) covers a variety of health topics specifically for Congolese refugees and it is narrated in Kiswahili. The series includes:  Introduction to Healthcare in the U.S. explains the role of healthcare providers, preventive care, and health insurance. Your Body Before, During and After Pregnancy …

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Tool or Template: How to Spot a Fake Job Offer Poster

Author(s): Federal Trade Commission
Date: July 14, 2015
Topic(s): Employment, Financial Capabilities
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Job Readiness

This poster from the Federal Trade Commission explains how to spot a fake job offer and report it.  

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Tip Sheet: Government Imposter Poster

Author(s): Federal Trade Commission
Date: July 7, 2015
Topic(s): Financial Capabilities, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Adjustment of Status, Citizenship

This poster from the Federal Trade Commission explains how to spot dishonest people who pretend to be from the government and how to report them. 

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Guide: Careers & Connections: A Program Planning and Implementation Guide for Employment Mentoring

Author(s): LIRS
Date: June 6, 2015
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Job Development, Job Readiness

Employment-focused mentoring is one way that local communities and churches can stand with newcomers to overcome obstacles that inhibit economic success and block the routes out of poverty. Employment-focused mentoring leverages social networks to more effectively support newcomers’ long-term integration, and it can also be a critical support for career advancement. The Careers and Connections …

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Video: Stories of Hope from Bhutanese Refugees: Moving from Distress to Wellness

Author(s): ORR
Date: March 31, 2015
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Grief and Healing

This eight part video series from the Office of Refugee Resettlement provides Nepali-speaking Bhutanese refugees living in the United States, those who are about to be resettled, new arrivals, and former refugees with testimonials about the resettlement experience, emotional wellness, and suicide prevention. The main video includes a general message of hope and encouragement for …

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Video: Introduction to Mental Health

Author(s): The Parent Network of Western NY
Date: February 19, 2015
Topic(s): Children/Youth and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child Wellbeing

These 2015 videos are designed to help parents have a conversation about mental health with their children. These videos describe the basics of mental health and provide tips and suggestions on how to start a conversation about mental health. A mental illness is a medical condition that may change a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability …

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Tool or Template: The U-Curve of Cultural Adjustment

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Center
Date: February 11, 2015
Topic(s): Case Management, Mental Health and Wellness

This poster provides a visual representation of common emotions experienced during the process of cultural adjustment, measuring level of happiness by the time spent in a new environment. 

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Tool or Template: Hotel Housekeeping Vocabulary Picture Guide

Author(s): Higher
Date: January 31, 2015
Topic(s): Adult Education, Employment
Subtopic(s): English Language Skills, Job Readiness

These housekeeping vocabulary picture guides were developed by Caritas of Austin, TX and provided to Higher. Service providers can incorporate them into job readiness training, clients can use them to improve their vocational English language skills, and both clients and employers can use them for improving workplace communication. They are laid out in a half-page …

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Tool or Template: Food Service Vocabulary Picture Guide

Author(s): Higher
Date: January 31, 2015
Topic(s): Adult Education, Employment
Subtopic(s): English Language Skills, Job Readiness

These food service vocabulary picture guides were developed by Caritas of Austin, TX and provided to Higher. Service providers can incorporate them into job readiness training, clients can use them to improve their vocational English language skills, and both clients and employers can use them for improving workplace communication. They are laid out in a …

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Toolkit: Refugee Training and Orientation: A Guide and Workbook for Service Providers

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Center
Date: January 30, 2015
Topic(s): Case Management

This training-of-trainers (ToT) guide was developed for service providers who work with refugees overseas or domestically to enhance understanding and delivery of orientation and training. The purpose of this guide is to provide new trainers, experienced trainers, and supervisors with a comprehensive tool that can be used to enhance the design and delivery of refugee …

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