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Archived Webinar: Balancing the Demanding Needs of Case Management

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 19, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Boundaries, Self-care and Staff Care
Hosted on April 19, 2022, this training was delivered by Tigest Coleman, Training Officer, Strengths-Based Services, Switchboard, Kristen Guskovict, Founder, HEART of Aid Work. Webinar transcript coming soon! This is part four of a four-part webinar series on the Fundamentals of Case Management. The series provides a foundational understanding of case management for refugee and …

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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: 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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E-learning: Psychological First Aid in Resettlement, Asylum, and Integration Settings

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: November 29, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Mental Health and Wellness
This self-paced course, developed by the IRC, explains the foundational skills of Psychological First Aid. 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. Learning objectives: Define Psychological First Aid (PFA) Understand the foundational principles of PFA Apply …

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Archived Webinar: Applying Ambiguous Loss Theory to Torture Survivors: A Conversation with Pauline Boss

Author(s): Center for Victims of Torture (CVT)
Date: November 10, 2021
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Grief and Healing
Description: Survivors of torture have endured multiple and often catastrophic losses – loved ones, home, identity, culture. Some of these may be understood as Ambiguous Losses – a loss that occurs without closure or clear understanding.   According to Dr. Pauline Boss, “Human relationships are ruptured indefinitely by ambiguous loss, causing trauma and frozen grief. While …

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Archived Webinar: COVID-19 – Where We are and the Path Ahead for Staff and Patients

Author(s): Center for Victims of Torture (CVT)
Date: October 25, 2021
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Self-care and Staff Care
COVID-19 and the Delta Variant have caused significant stress, trauma, death, and grief globally at a level not seen in 100 years. No populations have been spared, but health care and humanitarian workers have been impacted disproportionately. While caring for patients/clients, health care workers have often been at risk of catching COVID-19, and risked bringing …

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Guide: Psychological First Aid (PFA) for Displaced Children and Families

Author(s): National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Date: October 7, 2021
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
Psychological First Aid (PFA) for Displaced Children and Families is an evidence-informed flexible approach to assist displaced children and families immediately after arriving in the US. This approach includes a set of tools to assist staff in supporting displaced children and families through early transitions. Because each child and family comes with their own experiences …

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Archived Webinar: Psychological First Aid (PFA) to Support Clients Affected by the Crisis in Afghanistan

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 4, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Mental Health and Wellness
Hosted on October 4, 2021, this training was delivered by Beth Farmer, Director for Safety, Education, and Wellness, IRC; Maliha Mirza, Behavioral Health Social Worker, HealthPoint ; and Dr. Omar Reda, Board-Certified Psychiatrist and Founder of Project Untangled Model of Care.  In an emergency, like the crisis in Afghanistan, it is common to have a …

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Toolkit: Supporting the Mental Health of Refugees and Asylum Seekers: A Toolkit for Intergovernmental Consultations (IGC) States

Author(s): Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Intergovernmental Consultations on Migration, Asylum and Refugees (IGC)
Date: September 26, 2021
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
This toolkit responds to the identified needs of Intergovernmental Consultations (IGC) States and recognizes their commitment to supporting the mental health and wellness of refugees and asylum seekers. It acknowledges and builds on the work of other organizations, such as IOM and UNHCR, to provide an evidence-based, high-level overview of factors that contribute to improving …

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Archived Webinar: A Trauma-Informed Understanding of Mental Health & Psychosocial Support (MHPSS)

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: August 16, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
This webinar uncovers key concepts related to Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) in the context of refugee resettlement service delivery.