The Office of Refugee Resettlement, in collaboration with the Office of Civil Rights, has developed and posted a training video “Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Implications for Persons who are Limited English Proficient.“
These recommendations and guidelines from CDC are based on clinical research in high blood pressure. This resource also includes guidelines for treating obesity and other resources about maintaining a healthy weight.
This site provides an annotated list of resources for clinicians on cultural information and education for refugee and immigrant populations related to diabetes. Specifically contains links to diabetes in Eritrean, Somali, Ethiopian, Cambodian, and Vietnamese communities.
Contains materials for patients and family members developed at Harborview Medical Center (Seattle, WA) for use in Multicultural Diabetes Classes and are available as easy-to-print PDFs translated into a number of languages.
This toolkit was designed to help community-based organizations and community health centers develop organizational capacity to deliver diabetes prevention and control programs within Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities.
This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) toolkit is for CHWs, nurses, health educators, dietitians, and others working with populations at high risk for type 2 diabetes. The toolkit was designed for African American/African Ancestry and Hispanic/Latino communities, but can appeal to any audience.
Part 1 of this series introduces the Refugee Health Screener-15 and provides tools and strategies for using this mental health screening tool in various settings. In Part 2, clinical considerations and site-specific decisions are used to discuss how the RHS-15 may be integrated into communities throughout the U.S.
The Refugee Health Screener-15 (RHS-15) is a tool developed by Pathways to Wellness to sensitively detect the range of emotional distress common across refugee groups. The RHS-15 Packet provides instructions for using the tool in various settings.
Refugee youth are often burdened by past traumatic experiences while undergoing stress related to resettlement. Supporting refugee youth can aid their successful adjustment to life in the U.S., thereby preventing negative social, psychological, and academic consequences.
Continue the dialogue from the February 8, 2012 webinar, Strong Roots, Bright Futures: Promoting the Successful Adjustment of Refugee Youth co-sponsored by Bridging Refugee Youth & Children’s Services (BRYCS) and RHTAC.
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