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Raising Children in a New Country: An Illustrated Handbook

This booklet was created for agencies serving refugees and immigrants in order to support their efforts to ensure that newcomer parents have the basic information they need about U.S. laws and parenting practices. Although newcomers may find the booklet useful by itself, it is primarily intended for case managers and other service providers to use together with their refugee and immigrant clients. The booklet is targeted to newcomer parents with low levels of English proficiency and/or low literacy levels. Since the often complex concepts illustrated here are necessarily simplified, the resource section (pages 28-31) provides easy-to-access information for service providers to supplement the basic points in this booklet. For best results, BRYCS recommends using this booklet in culturally appropriate parent support groups, preferably run by at least one experienced newcomer parent of the same ethnicity and one U.S.-born parent, where refugee and immigrant parents can ask questions, try out new behaviors, and find positive support to help ease their transition. (See the BRYCS publication Parenting in a New Country: A Toolkit for Working with Newcomer Parents for more information on parent support groups, including curricula and other educational information). This booklet has also been translated into Burmese, Karen, Nepali, Spanish,and White Hmong by local refugee agencies and public schools but you must email info@brycs.org for copies of these translations....

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=2247 - 26k

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Refugee and Asylee Community Resource Guide

This resource is for refugees and asylees in the Bay area in California.  It is a directory of agencies that can help families locate services related to adult education, child care, parenting, employment, health care, and so on....

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=4116 - 23k

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Inspirational Stories: Stories of Raising Children by Parents from Refugee Backgrounds in Australia

This resource was designed to assist newly arrived parents from refugees backgrounds who would like to hear stories from other parents in their own language, about their parenting experiences. The following nine transcripts are written in English and accompany the ...

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=4854 - 24k

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Children And Parents Growing Up Together : (Sgaw Karen) A Parenting Handbook for Those with Children from Newborns to Age Six

This handbook covers the early stages of child development and serves as a guide to insure the physical and mental well-being of young children. Available only in Sgaw Karen.   ...

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=5079 - 23k

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Relationship Enhancement For Refugees and Immigrants: Illustrated Participant Manual

An illustrated participant workbook developed by USCRI for refugees and immigrants. The materials are adapted from the Institute for Development of Emotional Life Skills (IDEALS) MML program. The workbook, to be used with the ...

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=2482 - 24k

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The Welcome Set

This welcome set and complementary DVD provide refugees being resettled in the United States with general information about services available to them during their first few months in the country. Newcomers to the U.S. get information about: (1) pre-arrival requirements,  (2) services and accommodations provided by the resettlement agency; (3) temporary assistance offered by community service organizations, government assistance, and public services; (4) housing options as well as leasing and housing laws; (5) transportation; (6) employment; (7) public education; (8) health care; (9) money management; (10) refugees' rights and responsibilities; (11) basic American values, attitudes, and behavior; and (12) how to cope with culture shock and the stress of changing roles within families. With this information, refugees can develop realistic expectations of life in the U.S....

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=0671 - 25k

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Nutrition Related Diseases (Web site)

Pamphlets on Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity, and the Importance of Vitamin D and Calcium are available in many languages....

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=3541 - 23k

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