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Tip Sheet: Refugees from Burma: Considerations for Health Providers

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: September 1, 2012
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Country Guides, Domestic Violence
Designed for health care professionals and others helping new refugee arrivals adjust to their resettlement communities, this health profile provides basic information about refugees from Burma, their health experiences, and cultural beliefs that may influence their approach to health. This resource was produced by the Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC) in collaboration with the …

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Guide: Enhancing the Lives of Older Refugees

Author(s): Older Refugee Working Committee
Date: July 6, 2012
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare, Grief and Healing
This resource aimed at refugee care workers in Australia aims to provide guidance covering four key areas:the individual life experiences of older refugees, loss and grief, the aging process, and the impact of the refugee experience on older age.
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Tip Sheet: Tips and Strategies for Culturally Sensitive Care

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: May 16, 2012
Topic(s): Case Management, Cultural Awareness, Health
Subtopic(s): Healthcare, Interpretation, Sexual and Reproductive Health
This resource offers tips and strategies to promote culturally sensitive care in refugee women’s health. Topics include language, access to care, issues of gender, respect of modesty, cultural/traditional practices and religious observances, fasting for Ramadan during pregnancy, anticipatory guidance, and coordination of care and case management.

Guide: Resource Guide for Serving Refugees with Disabilities

Author(s): U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI)
Date: July 30, 2007
Topic(s): Adult Education, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness, Employment, Housing
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing, Employment Rights
This guide includes checklists, tips, and further resources for use by refugee service providers working with disabled clients, including older refugees. It covers adults and children with disabilities as well as housing, employment, transportation, and social services considerations.

Guide: Culture and Trauma Brief: Promoting Culturally Competent Trauma-Informed Practices

Author(s): National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Date: November 17, 2005
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This report highlights the need for clinicians and policy makers to understand the links between trauma and culture. It outlines cultural competence in trauma treatments and practices to encompass race, ethnicity, immigrant status, sexuality, urbanity and rurality, and disability. Data from the National Child Traumatic Stress Core Data Set are summarized, demonstrating the significant differences …

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Archived Webinar: Trauma-Informed Care: Understanding and Addressing the Needs of Unaccompanied Children (UC)

Author(s): National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Date: July 11, 2005
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This webinar series covers the impact of trauma on children during all phases of their migration journey. The series features diverse expertise from the fields of refugee and migrant health, cultural studies, mental health, early childhood development, childhood traumatic stress, trauma-informed systems of care, and secondary traumatic stress. Webinars include: Culture, the Migration Journey, Trauma …

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