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Video: SIV Stories: Starting Anew in the United States – Jalal and Family

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: May 5, 2016
Topic(s): Case Management, Employment
This video is part of a four-video series focusing on the experiences of Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders that resettled to the United States. Jalal arrived in Richmond nine months ago in order to give his young family a safe and secure life. Jalal had worked as a translator, English and computer instructor, and deputy …

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Video: SIV Stories: Starting Anew in the United States – Qahtan and Leen’s Family

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: May 5, 2016
Topic(s): Case Management, Employment, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Guardianship
This video is part of a four-video series focusing on the experiences of Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders that resettled to the United States. Qahtan and Leen are Iraqis who have successfully created a new life for themselves and their two sons after five years in Austin, Texas. They discuss the importance of employment for …

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Video: Tips from a Veteran Job Developer

Author(s): Higher
Date: April 1, 2016
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Job Development
Carol Tucker, Job Developer at Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska in Omaha, shares tips from her 18 years in Job Development.

Video: Interview Behavior Videos

Author(s): Higher
Date: March 1, 2016
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Job Readiness
These two short videos illustrate interview behaviors: one shows clients good interview behavior and the other shows clients what not to do during an interview. The job seekers in the videos are from a refugee background. The accompanying resources include transcripts for each video and suggestions for using the videos with clients.

Video: Perspective From a New Job Developer

Author(s): Higher
Date: March 1, 2016
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Job Development
Take two minutes to give yourself a quick dose of peer support. In this video, Laura Pugliano, of Lutheran Family Services in Lancaster, Pennyslvania, talks about her first year in refugee employment. You’ll appreciate how much Laura’s experience captures the diversity, pace, and satisfaction in what we all do.

Video: A Tip for Working with Congolese Refugees

Author(s): Higher
Date: February 17, 2016
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Job Development
In this two-minute video, James Kalunga, Employment Coordinator at Arizona Immigrant and Refugee Services, provides a useful tip for working with Congolese refugees.

Video: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) for Refugees

Author(s): Higher
Date: January 22, 2016
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Job Development
In this video, Justin Dougherty explains what the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is and how it can be useful for refugee employment programs.
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Video: Refugee Volunteer Recruitment Video

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: December 1, 2015
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Volunteer Management
This video is a tool that you can use to recruit and energize volunteers for your organization. Through interviews with volunteers, the video establishes the importance of welcoming refugees and discusses all of the benefits that volunteers receive from giving their time to an organization that serves refugees.

Video: Getting and Staying Well for Congolese Refugees

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: November 15, 2015
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare, Child and Youth Wellbeing, Domestic Violence, Grief and Healing, Healthcare, Sexual and Reproductive Health
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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Video: Stories of Hope from Bhutanese Refugees: Moving from Distress to Wellness

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (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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