Improving Well-Being for Refugees in Primary Care: A Toolkit for Providers

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Tuesday, July 7th to Wednesday, September 30th

Please join us in an online, open forum on telehealth. NCB is providing an opportunity for clinicians to ask each other questions, share observations and adapted telehealth protocols for the SoT population via an online forum and technical exchange. This conversation will be a forum for peer-led informational exchange. NCB staff will assist in facilitating and monitoring the conversation.

Directions: Please watch Eugene Augusterfer’s presentation and interview Telemedicine in Mental Health first. Then feel free to join us in this open forum. All are welcome to join this forum, whether you have an account on Healtorture.org or not. For more information on using the forum, please read the directions on the first post. Please keep your comments respectful, relevant, factual, and do not share identifying information about clients per client privacy and HIPAA regulations. This forum will be open from July 6, 2020 through September 30, 2020.

This is a Center for Victims of Torture (CVT)-produced toolkit focusing specifically on improving health care interventions for refugees in the primary care setting in the United States. It has been developed based on CVT’s 35 years of providing care to torture and war trauma survivors in Minnesota and 5 years of exporting that care to two primary care clinics. It is intended for use by a range of staff working in the primary care setting, including but not limited to: physicians, nurses, psychotherapists, social workers, interpreters, pharmacists and support staff.
 
CVT is making it available for free download and fair use with the following conditions and understanding:
 
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