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Tip Sheet: After a Crisis: Helping Young Children Heal

Author(s): National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Date: November 19, 2018
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This one-pager offers tips to parents on how to help young children, toddlers, and preschoolers heal after a traumatic event.

Tip Sheet: Traumatic Separation and Refugee and Immigrant Children: Tips for Current Caregivers

Author(s): National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Date: June 25, 2018
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
The relationship with a parent is critical to a child’s sense of self, safety, and trust. Separations from parents and siblings— especially under sudden, chaotic, or unpredictable circumstances such as those related to war, refugee, immigration, or detention experiences—may lead children to develop depression, anxiety, or separation-related traumatic stress symptoms. This tip sheet for current …

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Pictorial Guide on Apartment Issues

Tool or Template: Service Request Form for Tenants

Author(s): City of Toronto
Date: May 18, 2018
Topic(s): Housing
Subtopic(s): Housing Orientation, Landlords
This visual guide uses pictures and words to help renters communicate with landlords about issues with the condition of their apartment or house (such as plumbing problems, no or low heat, broken windows or doors, broken kitchen appliances, electrical issues, pests, etc.). It can also be used as a helpful tool to learn English vocabulary …

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Guide: A Fraud Handbook for Recent Refugees and Immigrants

Author(s): Federal Trade Commission
Date: March 5, 2018
Topic(s): Financial Capabilities, Immigration Legal Needs
This guide from the Federal Trade Commission provides guidance for refugees and immigrants on spotting, avoiding, and reporting scams. 

Guide: Age-Related Reactions to a Traumatic Event

Author(s): National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Date: February 26, 2018
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This guide describes how young children, school-age children, and adolescents react to traumatic events and offers suggestions on how parents and caregivers can help and support them.

Video: SIV Stories: Starting Anew in the United States – Working with Your Resettlement Agency

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: September 16, 2016
Topic(s): Case Management
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. In this video, we meet Razan Osman, the resettlement manager at a resettlement affiliate. She provides insights on assistance and basic services of the Resettlement Agency, describing in detail what is …

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Guide: Raising Children in a New Country: An Illustrated Handbook

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: September 1, 2016
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This booklet can help refugee service providers ensure that newcomer parents have the basic information they need about U.S. laws and parenting practices. Although newcomers may find the booklet useful by itself, it is primarily intended for case managers and other service providers to use together with their refugee and immigrant clients. The booklet is …

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Video: SIV Stories: Starting Anew in the United States – Ahmad and Friends

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: August 4, 2016
Topic(s): Case Management, Community Engagement, 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. Ahmad arrived in Charlotte, North Carolina without any existing ties in the U.S. He now works two jobs to provide for his family and played a key role in creating a …

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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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