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E-learning: Working with Interpreters during Case Investigation and Contact Tracing

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC), NRC-RIM
Date: February 1, 2021
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
The National Resource Center for COVID-19 among Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM) is focused on contact tracing, mitigation, and prevention activities. They are funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the International Organization for Migration to provide assistance and resources to state and local health departments working with refugee, immigrant, and migrant …

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Podcast: Public Service Announcement – Key Times to Practice Social Distancing

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: December 4, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This 40-second audio public service announcement (PSA) covers the following information:  “Keeping your distance from others helps reduce the spread of COVID-19. Stay at least 2 meters or 6 feet away from others: Inside your home, when someone has, or thinks they have, COVID-19, and Outside your home, in indoor or outdoor spaces, when you …

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Podcast: Public Service Announcement – I Think/Know I Had COVID-19

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: December 4, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This 30-second audio public service announcement (PSA) covers the following information:  “If you think or know you had COVID-19, you can be around others: After 10 days since symptoms first appeared, and After 24 hours with no fever without fever-reducing medication, and After other symptoms have improved. If you have tested positive for COVID-19 and …

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Podcast: Public Service Announcement – How To Wear a Mask

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: December 4, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This 30-second audio public service announcement (PSA) covers the following information:  “Wearing a mask helps prevent the spread of COVID-19. Wear your mask correctly: Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds before putting on your mask. Holding the ear loops or ties, make sure the mask covers your nose and …

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Promising Practice: COVID-19 Automated Call System

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: November 20, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Health, Safety
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Emergency Preparedness
The International Institute of Metropolitan St. Louis (IISTL) in Missouri, MN recognized a need to provide state and local COVID-19 information to their clients in eight common languages that were not already available. They repurposed their automated call system to share pre-recorded messages with clients in their primary language and engaged both local and state …

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Poster: Help Protect Yourself and Others in Public Settings

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: October 21, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This multi-lingual poster is a resource for public settings and public transportation encouraging social distancing and wearing masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. English Arabic Cape Verdean Creole Chinese (Simplified) French Haitian Creole Hmong Khmer Kinyarwanda Lao Marshallese Portuguese Spanish Swahili

Tip Sheet: 10 Things You Can Do to Manage Your COVID-19 Symptoms at Home

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: September 20, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This fact sheet provides information on what to did if you have possible or confirmed COVID-19. Available in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, Dari, English, Farsi, French, Haitian-Creole, Hmong, Karen, Kinyarwanda,  Korean, Lao, Nepali, Pashto, Portuguese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tigrinya, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.

Evidence Summary: What is the evidence for strengths-based and trauma-informed approaches?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 15, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
Strengths-based and trauma-informed approaches are widely endorsed in refugee resettlement programs. The purpose of this summary is to assess the state of the evidence regarding the effectiveness of these approaches with refugee populations. Specifically, the following questions are addressed: What are the impacts of strengths-based and trauma-informed approaches with refugees? What is the strength of …

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Archived Webinar: Cultural Competence in Refugee Service Settings: What Does the Research Tell Us?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 10, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Cultural Awareness, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Hosted on September 10, 2020, this webinar was facilitated by Ling San Lau, Senior Program Officer, Program on Forced Migration and Health at Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health. Webinar panelists included Isabelle Darling, Clinical Lead Mental Health Consultant at the National Partnership for Community Training; Meheria Habibi, Senior Program Officer at the International …

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Guide: Cultural Competence in Refugee Service Settings: Guidance for Service Providers Based on a Scoping Review of the Literature

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 8, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Cultural Awareness, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Refugees have unique strengths and needs related to their cultural backgrounds and experiences of forced displacement and resettlement. Refugee service providers must demonstrate cultural competence to effectively serve clients, but this is often complicated by unclear definitions and a lack of practical guidance. This guide highlights key culturally competent approaches in refugee service settings, based …

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