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Archived Webinar: How to Provide Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed Care for Older Refugees

Author(s): JFNA's Center on Aging and Trauma
Date: January 19, 2020
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness
This webinar examines the impact of trauma on older refugees and introduces the service model of person-centered, trauma-informed care. Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed care is a holistic approach to service provision developed by The JFNA Center on Aging and Trauma that infuses knowledge about trauma into agency programs and procedures as a way to promote the well-being and empowerment of …

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Guide: Health of older refugees and migrants

Author(s): World Health Organization (WHO)
Date: November 19, 2018
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare
This technical guidance aims to inform policy and practice specifically related to improving the health of older refugees and migrants. It includes six case studies on pages 19-21 that represent examples of promising practices in European resettlement contexts.

Guide: Services to Older Adult Refugees: Successes, Lessons Learned and Recommended Best Practices

Author(s): Denver Regional Council of Governments
Date: July 9, 2018
Topic(s): Community Engagement
This document focuses on a three-year grant program based in Aurora, CO that focused on Services to Older Refugees. It includes a discussion of program structure, participant feedback, and best practices for other organizations implementing similar services. 

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.

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.