PROMISING PRACTICE SEPTEMBER 2020
Learn how the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia has developed an online program to support immigrants and refugees during the COVID-19 pandemic and practical tools to manage stress and worry.
PROMISING PRACTICE AUGUST 2020
Learn about a community connection program at the South Vancouver Neighbourhood House that seeks to alleviate social isolation for immigrant and refugee women.
PROMISING PRACTICE JULY 2020
Learn how Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services incorporates Expressive Arts, through the medium of traditional embroidery, into settlement programs to support the mental health of Arabic women and other refugee groups.
PROMISING PRACTICE JUNE 2020
Learn how Kids Help Phone launched a pilot service to provide telephone counselling in Arabic to newcomer youth.
PROMISING PRACTICE MARCH 2020
Learn how a coalition was built to provide ethno-specific and culturally competent services to African, Caribbean and Black communities living with or affected by HIV/AIDS, including immigrants and refugees.
PROMISING PRACTICE FEBRUARY 2020
Learn how an organization in Edmonton developed a program to support the mental health of newcomers who have received a positive HIV result.
PROMISING PRACTICE JANUARY 2020
Learn how trauma-sensitive yoga practice can be used as an adjunctive treatment for complex trauma and PTSD. Leila, a certified facilitator, shares evidence supporting this practice and speaks about her experience in using yoga with trauma survivors.
PROMISING PRACTICE DECEMBER 2019
Learn how an organization in Manitoba is leveraging technology to break down isolation and provide settlement services to newcomers.
PROMISING PRACTICE NOVEMBER 2019
A Newfoundland organization is supporting young newcomer women who may have experienced sexual and gender-based violence by breaking the confines of traditional settlement and health settings.
PROMISING PRACTICE OCTOBER 2019
This Calgary Settlement Worker in Schools (SWIS) is tackling newcomer children's feeling of social isolation and everyone in the community has a role to play.