Register for Switchboard Webinar on August 20th



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.


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Date published: 

Saturday, 10 August 2019

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