Resource: Health Education Materials for Refugees
Minnesota Department of Health
Multilingual health education materials and resources for refugees; includes Minnesota-specific as well as national resources.
Resource: Refugee Health Screener-15 (RHS-15) Packet
Pathways to Wellness
The RHS-15 is a tool for screening refugees for emotional distress and mental health. Packet includes the RHS-15 tool, background on the tool’s development, and guidelines on using the RHS-15 with recently resettled refugees. RHS-15 has also been translated into Somali, Russian, Arabic, Burmese, Karen, and Nepali.
Resource: Refugee Children with Low Literacy Skills or Interrupted Education: Identifying Challenges and Strategies
Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning
Includes resources, roleplay scenarios, and classroom activities for schools and teachers working with refugee children.
This RHTAC webinar examines the risk factors for suicide among refugees, and strategies for prevention.
This webinar discusses the risk and protective processes most critical to refugee youth adjustment, provides effective family strengthening models that promote positive youth adjustment, and discusses the latest research on mentoring for refugee youth.
This clinical webinar describes approaches for assessment of common infectious disease issues for refugees, and identifies resources for information about diagnosis and management of parasitic infections in refugees.
This webinar reviews public health models for refugee health screening, and then examines clinical guidelines for pre-departure presumptive treatment and domestic medical screening.
This webinar reviews the removal of the HIV Entry Ban, and aims to respond to questions from resettlement agencies and state and local health officials on providing HIV information, testing and treatment for refugees.
This webinar is designed to increase awareness of potential issues that impact care of HIV-positive refugees. It reviews principles of screening for HIV infection in refugees, and strategies for successful engagement in medical care and treatment.
This webinar focuses on the delivery issues that health care administrators face in providing language access for recently arrived refugees. Co-sponsored by the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC).