We have curated a multimedia library of content developed both by Switchboard and by former ORR-funded TA providers. You can browse the library by resource type, view a full list of uploads, or use the search area to access content by topic, author, year, and more.

Tip Sheet: Active Tuberculosis (TB) Disease

Author(s): Minnesota Dept of Health
Date: February 14, 2005
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Tuberculosis
This fact sheet gives general information about active tuberculosis (TB) disease including symptoms, complications, tests, and treatment. This resource is available in the following languages: Amharic Arabic Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian English French Hmong Khmer Karen Laotian Nepali Oromo Russian Somali Spanish Tibetan Vietnamese
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Video: Children of War: A Video for Educators

Author(s): NCTSN
Date: January 1, 2005
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This video presents five adolescent refugees from Afghanistan, Iraq, El Salvador, Sierra Leone, and Somalia who tell their stories of war, traumatic loss, and relocation to the United States in the play Children of War.  There is also an accompanying resource guide that includes discussion questions, suggestions about ways schools and teachers can help refugee …

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Tool or Template: The Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) and Feedback Card

Author(s): World Health Organization (WHO)
Date: April 22, 2004
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Substance Misuse
This test is designed to be conducted as an interview and includes questions on usage of the primary substance categories with follow-up questions based on patient responses. Additionally, it includes a response card, a feedback report card, and an informational card for patients. It is available in Arabic, Chinese, English, Farsi, French, German, Hindi, Portuguese, …

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Guide: Building Bridges – a Guide to Planning and Implementing Cross-Service Training

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: July 6, 2003
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This guide was created to communicate lessons learned from cross-service trainings held in St. Louis, MO and Atlanta, GA that brought together service providers from a variety of agencies to explore possibilities that would strengthen service capacity in their communities. It is intended to guide readers through the process of developing local cross-service trainings and …

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Tip Sheet: Talking to Children about War and Terrorism 

Author(s): NCTSN
Date: February 19, 2003
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This resource provides parents and caregivers with information about how to talk to children about war and terrorism. It offers tips on planning before you talk to children, talking to children of different ages, monitoring children’s exposure to the media, sharing your own opinions and beliefs, recognizing which children may need special attention, and supporting …

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Guide: Review of Child and Adolescent Refugee Mental Health 

Author(s): NCTSN
Date: January 14, 2003
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This resource gives an overview of child and adolescent refugee mental health. This white paper offers providers information on phases of the refugee experience, stressors affecting refugee children, coping and protecting children from stress, common stress reactions and outcomes, intervention for refugee children and families, and implications for working with refugees.