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This library hosts materials developed by Switchboard and by former Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded technical assistance (TA) providers (most in fiscal years 2016-2018, with selected earlier materials). This library links materials externally where: their formats were incompatible with internal hosting; they were developed by current ORR-funded TA providers; or they were developed by non-ORR funded authors who granted permission for the links.

Author Definitions

BRYCS
Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services
CLINIC
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. National Citizenship Capacity Building Project
CVT
Center for Victims of Torture National Capacity Building Project for Specialized Torture Treatment Centers
Higher
Higher Employment Services Technical Assistance
Mercy Housing
Mercy Housing Refugee Housing Program
META
Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance Project
NPCT
National Partnership for Community Training Mental Health Technical Assistance Program
Project SOAR
Project for Strengthening Organizations Assisting Refugees
RHTAC
Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center
Welcoming America
Welcoming America's Welcoming Refugees Program
Other
Authors not receiving technical assistance funding from ORR

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“I Have”, “I Am,” and “I Can”: Serving Students with Interrupted Formal Education

Archived Webinar
Author(s): BRYCS
Date: August 1, 2018
Topic(s): Children/Youth and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Youth Education

Who are students with interrupted formal education? What challenges do they face as they struggle to succeed in school and society? Professionals who work with Students with Interrupted Formal Education (SIFE) learners can watch this webinar to gain an understanding of where these students have been and why they may have gaps in their academic …

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An Outline of a Best Practice Model for Working With Survivors of Torture

Archived Webinar
Author(s): CVT
Date: September 1, 2017
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): SoT Services

This webinar introduced the culturally appropriate and evidence-based way that complex care approaches can be adapted to the unique healthcare problems of torture survivors. The webinar defined “complex care” and presented a model that encompasses five domains: the trauma story, biomedical, psychological, social, and spiritual. An interactive e-consultation followed. This resource is available on the …

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Announcing A Guide to Labor Market Information for Refugee Employment Programs

Archived Webinar
Author(s): Higher
Date: March 27, 2018
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Federal Workforce Development, Job Development

This webinar announced the publication of the Higher Guide to Labor Market Information (LMI) for Refugee Employment Programs. Listen to the recording to learn about the guide; hear a discussion with a refugee employment manager who has implemented the guide in the field; and hear from a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics LMI state representative …

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Boundaries in the Electronic Age

Archived Webinar
Author(s): CVT
Date: January 23, 2019
Topic(s): Case Management, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Boundaries, SoT Services

This webinar examined ethical and professional practice issues related to the electronic evolution in methods of communication.  Use of internet searches on clients, communication via texting, the use of blogs and help sites, friending on social media sites, were discussed along with things which may require the development of program policies and/or standards. Objectives: After …

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Collaborating with Mainstream Workforce Development and Taking Advantage of Federal Workforce Development-funded Training Opportunities

Archived Webinar
Author(s): Higher
Date: December 1, 2016
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Federal Workforce Development, Job Development

In this webinar, Higher discussed specific career pathways opportunities within the mainstream workforce system that have potential to help refugees move beyond “survival jobs”. Understanding the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (Federal Workforce Development) and collaborating with the mainstream workforce development system can increase training and career opportunities for refugees. Guest speakers included representatives of …

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Enrolling Refugee Children in U.S. Schools

Archived Webinar
Author(s): BRYCS
Date: August 1, 2016
Topic(s): Children/Youth and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Youth Education

This webinar focuses on the challenges of enrolling children into the local public school system and the current protections in place at the federal level, such as Plyler v. Doe and the McKinney-Vento Act. Additional recommendations are discussed.

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Exploring Policy Challenges, Solutions, and Resources for Addressing Trauma Among Refugee Youth

Archived Webinar
Author(s): NCTSN
Date: January 1, 2018
Topic(s): Children/Youth and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child Wellbeing, Youth Wellbeing

This webinar explores policy challenges and solutions relevant to working with refugee youth. This webinar provides an overview of NCTSN activities and resources related to refugee youth. Federal, state, and NCTSN perspectives will be highlighted. Speakers include: Heidi Ellis, Sarah Ferriss, Heather Shattuck-Heidorn, Curi Kim, and Diane Elmore.

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Family Engagement with Refugee Populations

Archived Webinar
Author(s): BRYCS
Date: September 29, 2018
Topic(s): Children/Youth and Family Services

Watch this webinar to discover best practices for engaging refugee, immigrant, and English Learner families in their children’s education. Key frameworks and strategies linked to learning are discussed along with information on populations being resettled in the U.S. (Please Note: This webinar is most appropriate for those that already have a basic understanding of who …

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Financial Literacy: How to Teach the Basics

Archived Webinar
Author(s): Higher
Date: December 1, 2016
Topic(s): Employment, Financial Capabilities
Subtopic(s): Job Readiness

This webinar explored basic financial literacy topics to cover with clients to build a strong foundation for economic self-sufficiency. Presenters highlighted a variety of free financial literacy resources and provided examples of community partnerships that can be replicated. Financial literacy curricula, job readiness activities and training tips were shared throughout the training.

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Group Application Workshop for Refugee Adjustment of Status Applications

Archived Webinar
Author(s): CLINIC
Date: June 1, 2017
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Adjustment of Status

A group application workshop is a one- or two-day community event bringing professionals and trained volunteers together to assist the foreign-born in accessing information about immigration benefits and/or completing an application for a benefit with or without legal representation provided. In this webinar, CLINIC discussed the nuts and bolts of offering an adjustment of status …

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