Self-Care Strategies for Refugee Community Leaders

Resource: Self-Care Strategies for Refugee Community Leaders
U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration 
Designed in response to suicides in the Bhutanese-Nepali refugee community and geared toward refugee community leaders, caseworkers, community-based organization leaders, and faith-based leaders as well as refugees.

Welcoming America Communications Webinar

Training: Messages that Matter- Communications webinar
Welcoming America
Learn the value of framing your message, positive messaging about refugees that’s been proven to inspire and engage communities, and how to use communications messaging and stories to support the needs of your organization.
Tuesday, Sept 24, 2013 from 3:00-4:30pm ET.

Welcoming America Webinar: Meaningful Contact with Receiving Communities

Training: Building Meaningful Contact with Refugees and Receiving Communities
Welcoming America
Learn how to find new champions for refugee resettlement and services, prevent community tensions between refugees and receiving communities, and strengthen program sustainability by increasing volunteerism.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 from 1:00-2:30pm ET.

Behavioral Health Integration CLAS

Training: Improving Quality and Access to Integrated Care for Racially Diverse and Limited English Proficiency Communities
SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions
Webinar to inform, educate and train community-based behavioral health and/primary care organizations and practitioners in culturally and linguistically competent integrated care delivery models with the goal of reducing health disparities.  Topics will include behavioral health approaches in primary care settings and the new CLAS standards.
July 16, 2013 from 2:00-3:30 pm ET

HIV Stigma with African Immigrants and Refugees

Training: Breaking the Glass: Navigating Sexual Health & HIV Stigma with African Immigrants and Refugees
U.S. DHHS Office of Minority Health Resource Center’s National African Immigrant Project
Webinar for clinicians that work with African immigrants with HIV and its co-morbidities. The webinar will address HIV stigma as it pertains to African clients, MSM in the African community, FGM, gender issues, medical adherence, and cultural barriers that prevent African clients from accessing treatment and care and adhering to prescribed medications.
Friday July 12, 2013 from 1:00 to 2:30pm ET.

African Health Webinar

Event: Health Education Webinar for African Immigrants
Feb 22, 2013, 12 to 1pm ET
Presented by: National African Immigrant Project of the Office of Minority Health Resource Center, together with the Center on Health Disparities at Adventist HealthCare
Audience: African immigrants
Free online health education class that specifically addresses African immigrant health and is taught by African health experts.  This webinar is part of a research study on managing chronic diseases and other conditions.  Eligible webinar participants will receive a $25 gift card for attendance and a second $25 gift card for follow-up participation.

HHS ACA Webinars

Training: Health Care Law webinars
Presented by: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Audience: Community-based and faith-based organizations
Webinars present information about the Health Care Law, also known as the Affordable Care Act, in plain language for a general audience.  Upcoming webinars are listed on the HHS website.  Webinars scheduled for February and March include:

  • Tour of Feb 21, 2013 at 12:30pm ET
  • Connecting Kids to Coverage: Feb 27, 2013 at 2pm ET
  • Health Care Law 101: March 7, 2013 at 1pm ET