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What Career Counselors Need to Know About Refugees

An overview of the ongoing refugee crisis, in addition to the challenges of dealing with this humanitarian crisis, and specific ways that leaders can be involved. This article offers several points on how people can help refugees, by both raising...
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Counselling Refugee Young People: An Exploration of Therapeutic Approaches

This paper presents and discusses the key findings from a study that considered significant issues that affect refugees and asylum‐seekers, and explored beneficial counselling approaches relevant to this group. In‐depth narrative interviews were...
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Help for the Helpers: Caring for Yourself When Assisting Others

Helping members of your community who have been through a traumatic experience can be very rewarding, but it can also take a toll on you bother personally and professionally....The following are some ways to make sure you're taking care of yourself...
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Culturally Competent Crisis Response: Information for School Psychologists and Crisis Teams

Discusses how school psychologists can develop their cultural competency skills in line with their crisis plans and in advising students. The paper goes in to detail discussing cultural barriers and linguistic obstacles when dealing with crises.
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Helping Students in Troubling Times

Suggestions and resources to consider as you provide ongoing support to your students from the American School Counselor Association. This resource also contains a list of links for further help teaching students who are passing through tough times;...
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Recognition of Refugee & Other Non-Verifiable Credentials

Discusses best practices for development of a university process for admission of persons with unofficial or non-verifiable credentials. Several problems may arise when a refugee applies for university, from interrupted periods of education and...
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Supporting International Students from Countries Dealing with Trauma

When traumatic events occur in the home countries of their international students, international student advisers on U.S. campuses spring into action. While there is nothing they can do about the events abroad - political upheavals, natural disasters...
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Tips on Refugee Youth College Preparation

College preparation programs help refugee youth to develop the skills, knowledge, confidence, and aspirations they need to enroll in higher education. (1) It is important for refugee youth to understand the role of completing high school and...
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Cultural Orientation Resource Center - Tools for Trainers

The Cultural Orientation Resource Center has developed a variety of tools that trainers can use throughout the process of designing and delivering refugee orientation. This link includes 16 materials to help trainers, including "Refugee Training and...
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Cultural Orientation Resource Center - Orientation Toolkit for Refugees

The Cultural Orientation Resource Center has developed a wide variety of orientation materials for use with refugees, including the Welcome to the United States: A Guidebook for Refugees and DVD (or Welcome Set), Making Your Way: An R&P Orientation...
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