Cultural Orientation Certification Course

This professional development opportunity is an interactive, self-paced course, designed for resettlement staff, volunteers, and interns who have direct, indirect, or informal duties as CO providers. These lessons are designed to establish foundational knowledge of the United States Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) and further the professionalization of CO instruction by supplementing and enhancing training resources available at Resettlement Support Centers and Resettlement Agencies. Learners may take lessons at any time and in any order. Upon completion of each level, including achievement of a passing score (85%) on each level’s assessment, learners will earn CORE certification.

The Introductory Level consists of:

Lesson 1 – The Refugee Resettlement Journey
Lesson 2 – Cultural Orientation Defined
Lesson 3 – Working Effectively with Interpreters
Optional Quiz to receive certification of completion

You will receive email confirmation after your registration has been approved. Please use your work email if possible when registering. One account per user.

  • NAME AND CONTACT INFORMATION (required)*

  • Minimum length of 6 characters.
  • ABOUT YOUR WORK (required)*

  • QUESTIONS TO HELP CORE PROVIDE YOU WITH BETTER CO RESOURCES:

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