Demystifying Strengths-Based Services to Foster Refugees’ Resilience
Tuesday, August 20, 2:00PM - 3:30PM ET
This webinar will explain what "strengths-based service delivery" means and how strengths-based approaches pertain to resilience, discuss evidence-informed strategies to promote refugee integration and wellbeing, and provide an example of a strengths-based peer support program.
After attending this 90-minute webinar, you will be able to:
- Define key concepts related to strengths-based service delivery and resilience;
- Recognize individual, family, community, and cultural strengths and assets in the resettlement context;
- Describe how a peer support model can promote resilience and wellbeing; and
- Name evidence-informed strategies you can use to build on the strengths of clients and communities.
Facilitators: Julie A. Tippens, DrPH, Assistant Professor of Child, Youth, and Family Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Peggy Fulda, MSW, LCSW, MPH, Clinician Lead at Lutheran Community Services Northwest; and Mahad Hassan, BA, Culturally Specific Certified Peer Specialist and Program Coordinator, Peer Training Program at Lutheran Community Services Northwest.