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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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Advising International Students in an Age of Anxiety

This White Paper from the Institute of International Education (IIE) shares initial information on steps taken by U.S. campuses and higher education associations in support of students from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) currently enrolled...
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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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Guidelines for Creating Your CV

The following is a short guide with the key points to follow when creating a CV, including some more specific advice aimed at refugees and asylum seekers. This resource will go over all details pertaining to one's CV, including spelling and grammar,...
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National ‘access to higher education’ advice line

Our national advice line is a great starting point for your questions about getting into higher education as a young (16-24) refugee, asylum seeker or survivor of human trafficking. Call our advice line (07597583228 or 0800 331 7292) on Mondays 2...
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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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