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Archived Webinar: New to Refugee Services? Free Training, Technical Assistance, and Tools to Help You in Your Work

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE), Switchboard
Date: January 20, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management
This webinar is presented by Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE) and Switchboard. Hosted on January 20, 2021, the training was delivered by Manar Marouf, Senior Training Coordinator, CORE; and Rebecca Mulqueen, Program Officer for Learning and Knowledge Management, Switchboard. Webinar transcript coming soon! If you are new to refugee services, you may have many questions …

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Backgrounder with photo of Afghan flag

Guide: Afghan Backgrounder

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: December 23, 2021
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
Subtopic(s): Country Guides
This backgrounder contains historical, political, and cultural information to cultivate a general understanding of Afghans arriving in the U.S. The ongoing crisis in Afghanistan is complex and spans decades. CORE produced this backgrounder to aid U.S. Resettlement Agencies (RAs) and their local affiliates in providing culturally appropriate Cultural Orientations (CO) and other services to newly …

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Blog Post: A Collection of Resources for Onboarding New Refugee Service Providers

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE), Switchboard
Date: November 17, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Cultural Awareness, Organizational Development
This blog post, written in partnership with Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE), shares resources for new refugee service providers organized by topics such as case management, understanding refugee populations, equity and inclusion, mental health, and more.

Archived Webinar: Cultural Orientation for Afghan Arrivals

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: October 5, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management
How is the Cultural Orientation continuum responding to the Afghan arrivals? In this webinar, learn about developments in key Cultural Orientation messaging taking place before departure to local Resettlement Agencies. You will also receive guidance on covering Cultural Orientation for Afghans served through the Afghan Placement and Assistance Program (APA), including strategies and access to …

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Podcast: Resettling to the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: April 14, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This 6:30 minute podcast provides important information to assist those resettling during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes ways your resettlement agency may communication with you, whether via phone, delivery of documents, mail, or flyers and posters. The podcast also explains your rights and responsibilities, including staying calm and informed, making a plan in case someone …

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Podcast: COVID-19: Understanding Guidance and Rules

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: April 14, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This 3:00 minute podcast provides an overview of COVID-19, how it spreads, and its symptoms. It also explains rules and guidance government officials and healthcare workers may ask you to follow, such as isolation, quarantine, social or physical distancing, and shelter in place.

Tip Sheet: Resettling to the United States during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: April 14, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This fact sheet provides important information to assist those resettling during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes ways your resettlement agency may communication with you, whether via phone, delivery of documents, mail, or flyers and posters. The fact sheet also explains your rights and responsibilities, including staying calm and informed, making a plan in case someone …

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Tip Sheet: COVID-19: Understanding Guidance and Rules

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: April 14, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This fact sheet provides an overview of COVID-19, how it spreads, and its symptoms. It also explains rules and guidance government officials and healthcare workers may ask you to follow, such as isolation, quarantine, social or physical distancing, and shelter in place.

Video: COVID-19: How to Protect Yourself and Stop the Spread of the Virus

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: April 2, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This 4:00 minute video provides an overview of COVID-19, how it spreads, its symptoms, its potential severity, and preventative actions to avoid contracting the virus. It also describes what one should do if they contract COVID-19, and how to prevent the spread of the virus.

Poster: Strengths-Based Approach

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: August 23, 2018
Topic(s): Case Management, Organizational Development
Rather than focusing on shortcomings and failures, applying a strengths-based approach improves self awareness and develops confidence. This poster describes the benefits of policies, practice methods, and strategies that identify and draw upon the strengths and capacities of individuals and communities.