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Podcast: Leading During Times of Transition: The Community View

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 24, 2021
Topic(s): Health, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This episode features host Kay Bellor interviewing Henny Ohr, Founder and Executive Director, Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Resource Center (EMBARC) Iowa. They discuss the challenges experienced by EMBARC during the COVID-19 pandemic including providing essential services to clients while protecting staff and how the refugee resettlement program can be improved moving forward. This …

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Podcast: Leading During Times of Transition: The State View

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 29, 2021
Topic(s): Health, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
In this episode of the Switchboard podcast, Kay Bellor, Independent Consultant, and Dr. Hayder Allkenhfr, Refugee Health Coordinator at the Utah Department of Health, discuss the COVID-19 pandemic. They cover topics including building robust testing infrastructure, equitable access to vaccines, and effective communication approaches. This episode is part two in a new series on Leading …

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Podcast: Leading during Times of Transition: The National View

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 1, 2021
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Cultural Awareness, Health, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
In this episode of the Switchboard podcast, Kay Bellor, Independent Consultant, and Hans Van de Weerd, Vice President of Resettlement, Asylum, and Integration at the International Rescue Committee, discuss leadership strategies that have been effective over the past several years. They consider challenges such as the dramatic reduction of the U.S. resettlement program, the COVID-19 …

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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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Podcast: Parenting in a New Context: Strategies for Practitioners Supporting Refugee and Immigrant Caregivers

Author(s): NCTSN, University of Minnesota
Date: November 23, 2020
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness
Parenting in a New Context: Strategies for Practitioners Supporting Refugee and Immigrant Caregivers is a podcast mini-series made for, and by, mental health practitioners. In these four episodes, a variety of guests discuss important topics for providers relevant for working with refugee and immigrant caregivers, with the goal of enhancing mental health providers’ and family …

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Podcast: Public Service Announcement: Key Times to Wear a Mask

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: November 11, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This 35-second audio public service announcement (PSA) covers the following information:  “Wearing a mask helps prevent the spread of COVID-19. You should wear a mask: When you are out in public, or anytime you are around someone who does not live in your household, If you are sick and interacting with others at home, and …

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Podcast: How Can Supervisors and Organizations Support Staff Care?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 6, 2020
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Self-care and Staff Care
Are you looking to increase staff care programming in your organization? Stream the latest episode of the Switchboard podcast, where Kristen Guskovict, LCSW and Founder of Heart of Aid Work, and Dr. Adeyinka Akinsulure-Smith, Licensed Psychologist and Tenured Professor at the City College of New York, discuss the importance of providing resettlement staff with the …

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Podcast: Ask an Expert: Self-Care Q&A

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 6, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Self-care and Staff Care
In this episode of the Switchboard podcast, Kristen Guskovict, LCSW and Founder of Heart of Aid Work, and Dr. Aprile Andelle, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, discuss the importance of self-care for refugee service providers and respond to questions submitted by listeners. They offer advice for those living alone during the pandemic, tips on staying …

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