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Refugee / Immigrant Training Resources

Selected and compiled by Jacquelyn Coughlan, M.S., M.L.S.

Bebic, S., Costello, A., & Tanck, C. (2006). Cultural orientation for refugees: A handbook for U.S. trainers. Center for Applied Linguistics Cultural Orientation Project.
The Cultural Orientation Project. (2008). Topic: Cultural Adjustment - Family roles (IOM/Nairobi). Retrieved December 11, 2008 from http://www.cal.org/co/overseas/toolkit/adjustment/family_roles.html
Illinois State Board of Education. (2005). Illinois' refugee children school impact grant video toolkit - A guide to using the videos: In our country: Educating newcomers in America, Welcoming new learners: A professional development tool. (49 pages). Retrieved December 15, 2008 from http://www.isbe.state.il.us/bilingual/pdfs/video-tool_kit_guide.pdf
Imperato, P.J., LaRosa, J.H., & Schechter, L. (2005). The development of a master of public health program with an initial focus on urban and immigrant health at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. Journal of Community Health, 30(6), 417-449.
The International Center in New York. (n.d.). Conversation topic archives. Retrieved December 1, 2008 from http://www.intlcenter.org/archives.htm
ITVS Community Connections Project. (2004). The new Americans series guide and activity book. Retrieved December 11, 2008 from http://www.itvs.org/outreach/newamericans/guide
Myers, L. (n.d.). Act, learn, and teach: Theatre, HIV and AIDS toolkit for youth in Africa. (70 pages). Retrieved December 3, 2008 from http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0014/001492/149283e.pdf
Tasmania Department of Health and Human Services. (2005). Refugee health care: Information for health and community workers and volunteers. (75 pages). Retrieved December 11, 2008 from http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - USCRI. (2004). Somali Bantu community orientation curriculum index: Family and community outreach for Somali Bantu refugees. Retrieved December 11, 2008 from http://www.refugees.org/article.aspx?id=1267
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - USCRI. (n.d.). Journey of hope - Module !: Applied life skills. (36 pages). Retrieved December 11, 2008 from http://www.refugees.org/uploadedFiles/Participate
United Nations High Commission on Refugees - UNHCR. (1995). Passages: An awareness game confronting the plight of refugees. (75 pages). Retrieved February 17, 2009 from http://www.unhcr.org/publ/PUBL/473dc1772.pdf
The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture. (2004). HealthWize - Health literacy teaching resource for refugee and other ESL students. (218 pages). Retrieved December 15, 2008 from (available for free download) http://www.foundationhouse.org.au/resources/publications_and_resources.htm
©Jacquelyn Coughlan, February 2009 citations)