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Archived Webinar: Introducing the Switchboard Evidence Database

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 18, 2020
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Evaluation and Research

Hosted on September 18, 2020, this webinar was facilitated by Miriam Potocky, Senior Research Associate at the International Rescue Committee and Professor of Social Work at Florida International University. Recording and transcript coming soon. Refugee resettlement program staff and administrators need evidence on the interventions and program strategies shown to help their clients thrive in …

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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, 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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Archived Webinar: Fundamentals of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) for Refugee Service Providers: The What, Why, and How of Safety Planning

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 28, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Children/Youth and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Domestic Violence

Hosted on July 29, 2020, this webinar was hosted by Reema Sharma, Manager of Outreach and Community Education, Womankind; and Shan Huang, Associate Director of Residential Programs, Womankind. This recording was edited for publication.  Following on Switchboard’s recent introductory webinar, this training focuses on the specifics of safety planning. It will emphasize the importance of creating …

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Archived Webinar: Helping Clients Navigate Times of Economic Hardship

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 24, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Employment, Financial Capabilities

Hosted on July 23, 2020, this virtual panel discussion was hosted by by Daniel Wilkinson Program Manager for Economic Empowerment, Switchboard along with a panelist of economic empowerment experts.  Recent months have presented a dramatic learning curve as we’ve adapted to the realities of living and working in the shadow of a global pandemic. If …

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Archived Webinar: Reopening After COVID-19 Closures: A Conversation Among Refugee Service Providers

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 20, 2020
Topic(s): Health, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): COVID-19

Hosted on July 21, 2020, this virtual panel discussion included Tracy Reines, Regional Director, Atlantic/Central Region, IRC; Sarah Peterson, Washington State Refugee Coordinator and Chief of Office, Refugee and Immigrant Assistance; Emily Jentes, Team Lead for the Domestic Program with the Immigrant, Refugee, and Migrant Health Branch, CDC; Michael Kacka, Medical Consultant and South Carolina …

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Archived Webinar: Fundamentals of Gender-Based Violence for Refugee Service Providers: What Does a Culturally Responsive Approach Mean?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 7, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Children/Youth and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare, Domestic Violence

Hosted on July 7, 2020, this webinar was presented by Reema Sharma, Manager of Outreach and Community Education, Womankind; and Alena Victor, Director of Residential Programs, Womankind.  There has been a growing interest among refugee service providers in understanding the dynamics of gender-based violence (including domestic violence and sexual violence). This webinar will be an …

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Archived Webinar: In Search of Safety: LGBTQ+ Refugee Protection and HIAS

Author(s): HIAS
Date: June 25, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Mental Health and Wellness, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Advocacy, Gender Equality

In this webinar, Heidi Lehmann, Senior Director of Gender and GBV Programs at HIAS; Blythe Raphael, Director of Refugee Services at HIAS resettlement partner Jewish Family and Community Services East Bay (Ca.); and Galo Quizanga, Director of Global Economic Inclusion at HIAS discuss the unique needs and vulnerabilities of this population, and how HIAS and our U.S. and international partners have stepped …

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Archived Webinar: Psychological First Aid (PFA) during COVID-19 Response

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 6, 2020
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare

  Hosted on May 5, 2020, this webinar was presented by Jessica Dalpe, Technical Advisor for Women’s Protection and Empowerment, IRC. Psychological First Aid (PFA) is an evidence-based intervention designed to help stabilize and mitigate psychological distress and to facilitate coping and functioning in the immediate aftermath of disasters and other tragic events. PFA is …

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Archived Webinar: Ask an Expert: Creating Engaging Virtual Trainings and Meetings

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 15, 2020
Topic(s): Adult Education, Organizational Development

Hosted on April 15, 2020, this webinar was presented by Jamie Bussey, Deputy Director, Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE); Sumita Chandrasekhar, Program Officer for Instructional Technology & Design at the IRC; and Kristy Gladfelter, Senior Director for Research, Analysis, and Learning at the IRC. Designing effective virtual trainings and meetings can be a challenge. We’ve …

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Archived Webinar: CARES Act: How Does Pandemic Relief Impact Me As A Refugee?

Author(s): National Partnership for New Americans, Refugee Council USA, We Are All America
Date: April 7, 2020
Topic(s): Employment, Financial Capabilities, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Grants Management

On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act). To ensure refugees, asylees, and the organizations that serve them understand the available benefits, Refugee Council USA, We Are All America and National Partnership for New Americans hosted a webinar.    In addition to providing direct support to individuals and families, the CARES Act …

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