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Podcast: How Are You Really Doing?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 22, 2020
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Self-care

Are you experiencing increased stress, worry, or burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic? Stream Switchboard’s latest podcast, where Kristen Guskovict, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Founder of Heart of Aid Work, and Minal Giri, Medical Director of Melrose Park Pediatrics, share how they are feeling during the pandemic. They discuss the challenges of connecting with people …

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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.

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Podcast: Diversifying Your Client Base: Increasing Enrollment of Asylees, Special Immigrant Visa Holders or SIVs, and Others in ORR programs

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: January 21, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Community Engagement, Employment

Is your program seeking to increase enrollment among special immigrant visa (SIV) holders, asylees, and other ORR-eligible populations? Stream Switchboard’s latest podcast, where Erica Bouris, Senior Technical Advisor for Economic Empowerment at the IRC, discusses ways to boost program enrollment among ORR-eligible clients you may not currently be reaching. She shares her thoughts on developing …

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Podcast: From a Refugee to a State Refugee Coordinator

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: December 3, 2019
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement

This Switchboard podcast spotlights Augustin Ntabaganyimana, Executive Deputy Director at the Maryland Department of Human Services. Listen to Augustin share his story about his early life in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, arriving as a refugee in the United States, and his road to becoming a State Refugee Coordinator. This podcast is an …

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Podcast: Is Your Program Gender-Sensitive?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 23, 2019
Topic(s): Employment, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Project Design and M&E Planning

Stream Switchboard’s latest podcast! Kelsey Chippeaux of the IRC in Silver Spring discusses the process of developing a gender analysis plan for a TANF employment program.

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Podcast: What is Motivational Interviewing?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 8, 2019
Topic(s): Case Management, Mental Health and Wellness, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare

In this podcast, Switchboard Program Officer Margaret Gibbon is joined by Dr. Miriam Potocky, Author and Professor of Social Work at Florida International University, and Kristen Guscovict, Founder of HEART of Aid Work. They discuss motivational interviewing, an evidence-based intervention that can be used in refugee case management programs, and provide examples of how it …

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Podcast: A Look at Switchboard’s FY19 Needs Assessment

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 14, 2019
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Presenting Data

In this podcast, Switchboard Director Jason Crislip and Program Officer Margaret Gibbon have a 7-minute discussion about how Switchboard’s national needs assessment survey is informing Switchboard’s work in FY19. To read the full needs assessment report, click here.

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Podcast: Strategies for Supporting Refugee Families Enrolled in TANF and RCA

Author(s): META
Date: June 26, 2018
Topic(s): Employment, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Using Data and Evidence

How are states and local systems serving refugees through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA)? What innovative strategies are being used to coordinate services and help refugees obtain employment? Listen to this interview with Sam Elkin, a researcher for a new OPRE study exploring these questions and more!   Want …

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Podcast: How Local Voices Can Help Us Understand Refugee Integration

Author(s): META
Date: April 24, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Using Data and Evidence

How can we measure integration? META’s podcast spotlights the interesting approach of the Refugees in Towns (RIT) project, an initiative of the Feinstein International Center at Tufts University. For this podcast, META was joined by Karen Jacobsen, Professor at the Tufts University Fletcher School, director of the Refugees and Forced Migration Program at the Feinstein International Center, and Principal Investigator …

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