CORE’s Webinar Series

CORE’s webinar series engages CO stakeholders with tools, practical experience, and access to best practices. Each webinar is 30 minutes. Webinars will be recorded and shared as possible. To receive updates about CORE’s resources for CO providers, including new webinars and online lessons through our certification course, sign up by clicking the button below.

Previous Webinars

Webinar 10: Navigating Challenging CO Conversations

Recorded Thursday, December 6th at 1:30 p.m. EST

In a special edition 60-minute webinar, CORE are joined by CO Leaders from overseas Resettlement Support Centers and domestic Resettlement Agencies who are gathering for CORE’s 2018 CO Leadership Meeting. Through interactive discussion, these CO experts share their tips and strategies for navigating challenging CO conversations with those delivering CO in resettlement offices. 

Webinar 9: Delivering Gender-Segregated CO Sessions

Recorded Thursday, November 14th at 1 p.m. EST

This 30-minute recording explores CORE’s Effective Practice Series, Promising Practice: Delivering Gender-Segregated Cultural Orientation Sessions. The session features guest panelists speaking on their experience with implementing this promising practice and a Q&A session. 

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Webinar 8: Using CORE’s Refugee Communications Toolkit at Your Resettlement Office

Recorded Wednesday, October 17th at 8 a.m. EST

This 28-minute recording focuses on how you can use CORE’s digital resources to enhance communications with refugees throughout the resettlement journey from pre-departure to post-arrival. The session introduces CORE’s Refugee Communications Toolkit and explores scenarios for application. All resettlement staff—supervisors, case workers, health and employment specialists, and CO providers—can use these resources to maximize time during face-to-face visits and reinforce key resettlement messages.

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Webinar 7:  Delivering CO on U.S. Laws

Recorded Wednesday, August 29th at 8 a.m. EST

This 28-minute recording focuses on the topic of U.S. Laws and the different resources and techniques to teach refugees about their rights and responsibilities when they arrive to the United States. The session draws on CORE’s new resources on Rule of Law, including a supplemental lesson plan, fact sheet, and podcast.

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Webinar 6:  Addressing Money Management

Recorded Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 1 p.m. EST

This 27-minute recording focuses on the topic of Money Management and how to engage refugees in CO on topics of budgeting, financing, and self-sufficiency. Draws on CORE’s new resources on Money Management, including a supplemental lesson plan, podcast, and fact sheet.

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Webinar 5:  Supporting Your Child in School

Recorded Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 1 p.m. EST

This 16-minute recording examines CORE’s new resources on Supporting Your Child in School, including a lesson plan, podcast, and fact sheet. Features discussion and peer sharing among CO providers around teaching refugees about rights and responsibilities that pertain to engaging in their children’s education in the United States.

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Webinar 4:  Engaging Community Guests in Cultural Orientation

Recorded Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 1 p.m. EST

This 30-minute reviews the promising practice of engaging community guests in the delivery of CO and features CO providers speaking on their experiences involving community guests in CO with a Q&A session.

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Webinar 3:  Employment for Refugee Women

Recorded Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 1 p.m. EST

This 23-minute recording considers the challenges and benefits around finding a job as a female refugee, and introduces resources, including a new lesson plan, video, podcast, and fact sheet.

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Webinar 2:  Engaging with Refugees on First Amendment Rights

Recorded Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at  2 p.m. EST

This 20-minute recording discusses new tools and resources designed to facilitate learning around First Amendment Rights, including a lesson plan, podcast, and fact sheet.

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Webinar 1:  What’s in Store for CORE?

Recorded Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at  2 p.m. EST

This 23-minute recording discusses CORE’s resources, including the CO Resource Exchange website and the CORE Resettlement Navigator.

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