Promising practices

PROMISING PRACTICE SEPTEMBER 2020
PROMISING PRACTICE SEPTEMBER 2020

Living Well in Times of Self-Isolation online program

 

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.
Multicultural women's peer mentoring group
PROMISING PRACTICE AUGUST 2020

Multicultural Women’s Peer Mentoring Group

 

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

Traditional Embroidery as a Settlement Mental Health Modality with Arabic Speaking Refugee Women

 

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

Newcomer Initiative for Arabic-Speaking Youth

 

Learn how Kids Help Phone launched a pilot service to provide telephone counselling in Arabic to newcomer youth.
PROMISING PRACTICE MARCH 2020

Black Coalition for AIDS prevention

 

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

HIV Edmonton

 

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

Trauma Centered Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

 

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

English Online Inc.

 

Learn how an organization in Manitoba is leveraging technology to break down isolation and provide settlement services to newcomers.
PROMISING PRACTICE NOVEMBER 2019

Women Sharing Heritage Program, Association for New Canadians

 

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

Foothills Community Immigrant Services, Calgary Catholic Immigration Society

 

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.

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