During the initial resettlement period, refugees will need to make many choices about money management in order to ensure not only self-sufficiency, but long-term financial success in the United States. To guide refugees and assist the staff who work with them, CORE...read more
CORE is excited to announce that the Advanced Level of the Online Cultural Orientation (CO) Certification Course is now available. Each lesson takes 20 to 30 minutes to complete. Topics include: Taking a Strengths-Based Approach Creating a Positive Learning...read more
CORE’s Settle In refugee-facing mobile app is an in-your-pocket travel companion that provides refugees with relevant just-in-time CO information and invites refugees to interact with a variety of learning activities. These resources are meant to augment CO delivery...read more
CORE's Webinar Series continues on Thursday, June 21st with "Addressing Money Management." This webinar will focus on the topic of Money Management and how to engage refugees in Cultural Orientation around key messages on budgeting, financing, and self-sufficiency....read more
CORE is pleased to announce that we will be providing more CO Knowledge Exchange Workshops in July. Based on positive feedback from the first series of Knowledge Exchange workshops conducted earlier this year, CORE will be delivering similar workshops at two new...read more
While the United States has much to offer in terms of educational opportunities, navigating the system can be challenging for refugee families arriving to the United States with school-aged children. To help CO providers and other staff working in refugee resettlement...read more
In February and March, 2018, CORE conducted a series of one-day workshops for domestic CO providers and other resettlement staff who deliver CO at their offices. In total, 157 people from 47 different resettlement offices were able to attend the...read more
CORE is proud to announce the launch of Settle In, a helpful digital resource for refugees to use during their resettlement journey to the United States. With short videos and interactive lessons, refugees can learn about a wide range of pre- and post-arrival Cultural...read more
The CORE Webinar Series continued in January with a focus on “Employment for Refugee Women.” The interactive webinar saw our highest attendance to date, and recordings of both webinars are now available for viewing. On this page, you can also access recordings of our...read more
CORE is pleased to announce the second Online Cultural Orientation (CO) Certification Course is now available. The intermediate course provides foundational knowledge of adult learning concepts that contribute to effective delivery of CO. The three lessons of the...read more
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