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Archived Webinar: Working Clinically with Traumatized Refugee Children and Families

Author(s): National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT)
Date: May 11, 2012
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Safety
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
In this webinar, Dr. Porterfield discusses the effects of war trauma and violence on refugee children and their families and how service providers can assess and intervene with these families. This webinar uses a case presentation of a traumatized refugee family from Kosovo to illustrate basic principles of assessment and intervention for those who work …

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Tip Sheet: Guardianship Fact Sheet for Staff Assisting Refugee Families

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: May 10, 2012
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Guardianship
This fact sheet provides basic information for helping refugee families to understand and establish kegal guardianship when caring for the children of relatives (such as grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, siblings) or friends. 

Tip Sheet: Planning for and Launching Capital Campaigns

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: May 4, 2012
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Fundraising
This tip sheet provides guidance on planning for and launching a capital campaign as part of your fundraising strategy. This resource is designed for ethnic community-based organizations (ECBOs).

Archived Webinar: Orientation to Refugees for Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Trainers

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: April 30, 2012
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Suicidality
This educational webinar provided Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) trainers with background information on the refugee migration process and resettlement in the U.S.  The webinar also included a Train-the-Trainer session on facilitating an adapted QPR classroom presentation designed for refugee gatekeepers. “Gatekeepers” are individuals who come into regular contact with and are respected and trusted by …

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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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Tip Sheet: Diversifying Resources

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: April 27, 2012
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Fundraising
This tip sheet provides guidance on how to diversify your resources as part of your fundraising strategy. This resource is designed for ethnic community-based organizations (ECBOs).

Tip Sheet: Grant Writing

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: April 23, 2012
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Fundraising, Grants Management
This tip sheet provides guidance on grant writing for federal grant opportunities. This resource is designed for ethnic community-based organizations (ECBOs).

Tip Sheet: Planned Giving Overview

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: March 29, 2012
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Fundraising
This tip sheet provides guidance on planned giving as part of your fundraising strategy. This resource is designed for ethnic community-based organizations (ECBOs).

Tip Sheet: Psychological First Aid (PFA): Parent Tips for Helping Preschool-Age Children after Disasters

Author(s): National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Date: March 24, 2012
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Grief and Healing
This handout provides parents with common reactions after a disaster, ways to respond to those reactions, and examples of things you can say to your preschool-age child.