Reception and Placement (Domestic) Assessments

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Reception and Placement (Domestic) Assessments

The provision of Cultural Orientation is one of the services required in the Cooperative Agreement between Resettlement Agencies and the United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration. The resources below support providers and their supervisors at Resettlement Agency field and affiliate offices to develop and use assessment tools that are appropriate to their needs and capacity. In addition to these resources, providers may want to reference the Cultural Orientation Objectives and Indicators and also review the Pre-Departure Learning Assessment Toolkit.

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Preparing to conduct the Oral Model Assessment

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R&P Cultural Orientation Learning Assessment Materials (Oral)

Learn more about administering the oral Model Assessment by reading The Cultural Orientation Assessment Handbook.

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R&P Cultural Orientation Learning Assessment Materials (Written)

The written Model Assessment is intended for use with refugees who are literate, have good language skills in the language of the assessment, have had at least some formal secondary education, and have a demonstrated ability to complete written work. The person conducting the assessment should remove the first page before giving the assessment to the refugee.

Learn more about administering the written Model Assessment by reading The Cultural Orientation Assessment Handbook.

Note: Microsoft Word files require installation of special fonts for reading or editing. PDF files will appear correctly. Please contact CORE with questions regarding required fonts.

Training Module For Administering Model R&P Cultural Orientation Assessment

This interactive, online simulation offers Cultural Orientation providers an opportunity to practice conducting and scoring the oral Model Assessment prior to administering the assessment with refugees.