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E-learning: Responding to Intimate Partner Violence in Resettlement, Asylum & Integration Settings

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: October 3, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management
This module, developed by the IRC, will help explain the foundational skills of of supporting survivors of Intimate Partner Violence. You will learn what intimate partner violence is and what foundational skills you need to support survivors. On completion of this course you will: Learn about what is intimate partner violence (IPV) Understand the foundational skills of responding …

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E-learning: Toxic Stress and Well-Being Among Students Affected by Forced Migration

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: September 30, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
The International Rescue Committee’s New Jersey Office for Refugees developed this course in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Education. It draws from the International Rescue Committee’s expertise in implementing education and social-emotional learning programs with conflict-affected children around the world. In this course, you will learn about common experiences associated with forced migration, …

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E-learning: Toxic Stress and Well-Being Among Students Affected by Forced Migration

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: September 19, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
The International Rescue Committee’s New Jersey Office for Refugees developed this course in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Education. It draws from the International Rescue Committee’s expertise in implementing education and social-emotional learning programs with conflict-affected children around the world. In this course, you will learn about common experiences associated with forced migration, …

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Toolkit: Cultural Validation and Translation Toolkit

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: August 22, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Cultural Awareness
This toolkit is designed to help agencies create a Cultural Validation and Translation Review process to ensure linguistic accuracy and cultural competence in messaging and services.

Blog Post: The Virtual Afghan Placement and Assistance Program (VAPA): Virtual Support for Afghan Parolees

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: May 31, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management
Update: As of December 29, 2022, the VAPA program has been discontinued. This blog post includes contributions from: Emma Shah, Director, VAPA; Umniyah Aljandeel, Program Officer, VAPA; Julieta Guzman, RA/Assurance Liaison Coordinator, VAPA; and Salma Zewari, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, VAPA.  During phase one of the Afghan evacuation, approximately 74,000 Afghan newcomers were processed through …

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E-learning: Safety Planning in Resettlement, Asylum and Integration Settings

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: January 20, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Safety
Subtopic(s): Safety Planning
This module, developed by the IRC, focuses on the foundational skills of working with clients to develop safety plans. You will learn what safety planning is, what foundational skills you need to create safety plans, and how to use safety plans in a variety of situations with your clients. On completion of this course you …

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E-learning: Suicide Prevention in Resettlement, Asylum and Integration Settings

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: December 22, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Suicidality
This module, developed by the IRC, explains the foundational skills of suicide prevention. You will learn about suicide, what steps all direct service staff can take to prevent suicide, and how to use suicide prevention practices with your clients. This course was designed for direct services staff and supervisors in Resettlement, Asylum & Integration contexts …

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E-learning: Empathic Communication in Resettlement, Asylum and Integration Settings

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: December 22, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management
This module explains the foundational skills of empathic communication. You will learn what empathic communication is, what foundational skills you need to communicate empathically, and how to use empathic communication techniques with your clients. It is designed for direct services staff and supervisors in Resettlement, Asylum & Integration contexts who support refugees, asylees, asylum-seekers, and …

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E-learning: De-escalation in Resettlement, Asylum and Integration Settings

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: December 22, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Mental Health and Wellness, Safety
This module explains the foundational skills of de-escalation. It is designed for direct services staff and supervisors in Resettlement, Asylum & Integration contexts who support refugees, asylees, asylum-seekers, and other clients impacted by forced displacement. Upon completion of this course you will: Learn what de-escalation is Understand the foundational of de-escalation skills Apply de-escalation skills …

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Poster: Understand Your Rights & Responsibilities in the United States

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: December 3, 2021
Topic(s): Employment, Immigration Legal Needs, Safety
Subtopic(s): Domestic Violence, Employment Rights
This flyer, produced by the International Rescue Committee, describes important laws and rights that apply to everyone who lives and works in the United States. These include U.S. laws surrounding violence and exploitation, discrimination, and child abuse and neglect. The flyer also shares information about civil rights and the right to work. This flyer is …

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