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Video: U. S. Laws Overview

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: February 14, 2022
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs, Safety
This short video covers basic foundational knowledge about U.S. laws that can be used as a primer to share more in-depth details about other specific U.S. laws. It is available in Dari, English, and Pashto. 

Guide: Client Rights and Responsibilities

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: February 3, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Organizational Development, Safety
A client rights and responsibilities policy describes the ways that clients are entitled to be treated in the context of programs and services, as well the ways that clients are obligated to treat service providers, partners, and other clients. By recognizing and respecting the rights of clients in an ethical and transparent manner, refugee service …

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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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Blog Post: What Can We Do to Protect Clients and Staff? Tips for Getting Started with Safeguarding and Protection

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: January 19, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Safety
When it comes to preserving safety for both clients and staff, there are many terms you might hear. This blog post reviews two key terms, safeguarding and protection, that relate to service providers’ roles in ensuring the safety of clients and staff.

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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Archived Webinar: Access to Housing, Disaster Relief, and Homelessness Assistance Programs for Immigrants

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: December 2, 2021
Topic(s): Housing, Safety
Subtopic(s): Emergency Preparedness, Federal Housing Programs
This webinar covers public assistance services and how immigration status affects — or doesn’t affect — one’s ability to receive assistance in housing, disaster relief, and/or homelessness.

Archived Webinar: Forum on Afghan Arrivals and Housing Needs

Author(s): Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA)
Date: November 18, 2021
Topic(s): Housing, Safety
Subtopic(s): Emergency Preparedness
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) invites you to learn about how you can help provide a warm welcome for Afghan allies and friends with primary attention on the urgent need for both transitional and long-term housing. In the midst of the outpouring of support, local resettlement organizations have been busier than ever receiving Afghans already evacuated …

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Blog Post: A Round-up of Resources for Serving Afghan Evacuees

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: August 23, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs, Safety
In July 2021, the U.S. government initiated Operation Allies Refuge to quickly admit and resettle individuals from and in Afghanistan who have worked for, or on behalf of, the U.S. government. The resettlement network is working to support Afghan evacuees by providing available benefits and services, including those funded by ORR. This blog post lists resources you may find helpful in serving these clients, including resources in Dari and Pashto.

Archived Webinar: Panel Discussion on Fundamentals of Equity and Resettlement

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: June 30, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Community Engagement, Cultural Awareness, Safety
Hosted on June 30, 2021, the training was delivered by Isabelle Darling, Clinical Lead, National Partnership for Community Training (NPCT); Fasil Aragaw, Refugee Integration Specialist, Gulf Coast JFCS ; Dr. Tadios Belay, Founder and President, Board of Directors of the U.S. Africa Institute and Angie Uwimana, Interpreter, Gulf Coast JFCS.  Race and racism are difficult …

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