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Toolkit: Neighbors Together: Promising Practices to Strengthen Relations with Refugees and Muslims

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: September 1, 2016
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Subtopic(s): Community Cohesion
This toolkit provides promising practices to counter anti-refugee and anti-Muslim backlash and work towards a positive vision for our communities. These promising practices demonstrate how: building meaningful contact between diverse populations; positive communications strategies; and engaging civic and community leaders can help create a climate in which all people can thrive. The stories in this …

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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): Adult Education, Organizational Development
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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Toolkit: Newcomer Toolkit for Educators

Author(s): U.S. Department of Education (DOE)
Date: January 7, 2015
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
The Newcomer Toolkit it is designed to help U.S. educators; elementary and secondary teachers, principals, and other school staff who work directly with immigrant students—including asylees and refugees—and their families. The Newcomer Toolkit has five chapters and contains an overview, sample tools, and resources: Who are our Newcomers?  Welcoming Newcomers to a Safe and Thriving …

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Toolkit: Measures that are Appropriate for Refugee Children and Families 

Author(s): NCTSN
Date: January 1, 2015
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 links and information about a variety of tools including checklists, inventories, questionnaires, and reports to address issues that refugee children and families face. Domains referenced include anxiety, attachment, cognition, conduct problems, depression, internalizing and externalizing symptoms, mood, parenting stress, physical health, psychosocial functioning, quality of life, relationships, resettlement stressors, resilience, substance use, …

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Toolkit: Refugee Suicide Prevention Training – Nepali

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: April 30, 2012
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Suicidality
The Refugee Suicide Prevention Training Toolkit is designed to provide resources for Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) instructors who are interested in training refugee gatekeepers. After a review of available gatekeeper trainings, the QPR model was selected based on its potential for nationwide dissemination and adaptation. Bhutanese community members were integral in adapting the QPR model …

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Toolkit: Refugee Suicide Prevention Training

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: April 30, 2012
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Suicidality
The Refugee Suicide Prevention Training Toolkit is designed to provide resources for Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) instructors who are interested in training refugee gatekeepers. After a review of available gatekeeper trainings, the QPR model was selected based on its potential for nationwide dissemination and adaptation. Bhutanese community members were integral in adapting the QPR model …

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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

Author(s): Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center
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 toolkit developed by the Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center of Boston Children’s Hospital.

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.