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Poster: The U-Curve of Cultural Adjustment

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Center
Date: December 1, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness
This poster shows the common phases of cultural adjustment that most people experience when moving to or visiting a new place. It is important to note that the length and intensity of each phase will vary, and that a newcomer may skip a phase altogether (such as those who plan to move on to another …

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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

Poster: Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: July 23, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This poster presents the symptoms of the novel coronavirus. Symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath, and emergency warning signs include trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion or not being able to be woken, and bluish lips or face. Available in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Cape Verdean Creole, Chuukese, Dari, …

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Poster: Please Wear a Mask

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: May 27, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This poster reminds people to wear a cloth face covering (mask) and maintain a distance of 6 feet from others.  Available in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Dari, English, Farsi, French, Haitian Creole, Karen, Kinyarwanda, Nepali, Pashto, Portuguese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tigrinya, and Ukrainian. 

Poster: Stop the Spread of Germs

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: May 13, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This poster describes how to limit the spread of respiratory diseases like COVID-19 by social distancing; avoiding close contact with people who are sick; covering cough and sneeze; avoiding touching eyes, nose and mouth; and washing your hands with soap and water. Available in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Chuukese, Dari, English, Farsi, French, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, …

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Poster: Ways to Manage Your Symptoms at Home

Author(s): North Carolina Dept. of Health and Human Services
Date: March 20, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
If you have fever, cough, or shortness of breath, call your doctor. They may tell you to manage your care from home. This poster provides 10 tips on how to manage respiratory symptoms at homes, including for COVID-19. Tips include staying home, monitoring your symptoms carefully, getting rest and drinking a lot of fluids, informing …

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Poster: Housing in the United States

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Center
Date: October 14, 2019
Topic(s): Housing
Subtopic(s): Housing Orientation, Landlords
Housing in the United States varies greatly depending on your location, specific family considerations, and what is available when you arrive. This poster describes different types of housing, provides visuals on what your new home might look like, and details the responsibilities of tenants and landlords, and information you will need to sign a lease. 

Poster: Employment in the United States

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Center
Date: October 14, 2019
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Job Readiness
Searching for a job is one of the first things you will do upon your arrival in the United States. Early employment is essential to survival. Your resettlement agency may help you, but you are your own best resource. This poster provides tips on good places to look for a job and the steps to …

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Poster: Strengths-Based Approach

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: August 23, 2018
Topic(s): Case Management, Organizational Development
Rather than focusing on shortcomings and failures, applying a strengths-based approach improves self awareness and develops confidence. This poster describes the benefits of policies, practice methods, and strategies that identify and draw upon the strengths and capacities of individuals and communities. 

Poster: Creating a Positive Learning Environment

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: August 23, 2018
Topic(s): Adult Education
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
This poster lists four principles you can apply to create a positive learning environment that engages learners and improves retention of information taught. These four principles are setting clear expectations, establishing trust, promoting participation, and empowering learners.