Making Your Way: A Reception and Placement Orientation Curriculum

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Making Your Way was created for resettlement agency trainers who provide Cultural Orientation for individuals and groups. It was designed to address every Reception and Placement Objective and Indicator. Each of the eleven content chapters starts with a short lesson called The Basics that addresses particularly pressing information for that topic. It then offers two to six additional lesson plans on the topic, along with supplemental materials such as images, posters, handouts etc.

While the complete curriculum is 761 pages we also offer The Complete Basics as well as the complete individual chapters and supplemental materials as separate downloads. All of these options are available in English, and the supplemental materials and guidance on needs assessments are also offered in Arabic and Nepali.

Before using any of these materials it is suggested you first read the 2 page Getting Started Guide.

Complete Curriculum

  English

Arabic

(if available)

Nepali

(if available)

Complete Making Your Way: R&P Orientation Curriculum Click here    
Complete “The Basics” Click here    
User’s Guide Click here    
Needs Assessment Click here Click here Click here

Individual Chapters

Individual Chapters English Arabic

(if available)

Nepali

(if available)

Role of the Local Resettlement Agency (full chapter) Click here
– The Basics Click here
Community Services and Public Assistance (full chapter) Click here
– The Basics Click here
Housing (full chapter) Click here
– The Basics Click here
Transportation (full chapter) Click here
– The Basics Click here
Employment (full chapter) Click here
– The Basics Click here
Learning English (full chapter) Click here
– The Basics Click here
Education (full chapter) Click here
– The Basics Click here
Health and Hygiene (full chapter) Click here
– The Basics Click here
Budgeting and Personal Finance (full chapter) Click here
– The Basics Click here
Cultural Adjustment (full chapter) Click here
– The Basics Click here
U.S. Laws & Refugee Status (full chapter) Click here
– The Basics Click here
Orientation Wrap-Up Click here Click here Click here