Webinar: Supporting Refugees: A Background and How to Best Serve Them
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Understand the pathway and process on obtaining refugee status, learn about required health screenings and other health protocols for refugees, and hear a clinical perspective for providing care to refugees.

8/31/2016
When: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
12:00 - 1:30 PM PDT
Where: Online
Contact: Jessica Burkard
206-519-5045

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Recent media has highlighted the many challenges refugees across the world are encountering due to hardships in their home countries. The United States hosts many refugees through a robust program with the help of regional refugee resettlement agencies. Refugees are a vulnerable population that often need assistance in obtaining support and health services. Community health centers are in a perfect position to work with local agencies to support refugee services and care. Join us to learn more about the pathway of refugees and how to best serve them.

•         Understand the pathway and process on obtaining refugee status
•         Learn about required health screenings and other health protocols for refugees
•         Hear a clinical perspective for providing care to refugees

Speakers: 
•         Jennifer Malloy - Office of Refugee and Immigrant Assistance
•         Jasmine Matheson - Washington State Department of Health, Refugee Health Program
•         Margaret Mortimer - Family Medicine Residency of Idaho

Connection Details:
•         Dial: 303.248.0285
•         Access Code: 7833004
•         Click: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/pyqioqrpb2to&eom

 

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