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Refugee Youth: Challenges, Barriers and Factors that Influence Integration

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Schlessman Family YMCA - Community Room (2nd Floor)

3901 East Yale Avenue

Denver, CO 80210

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Join us for this DQUAC training!

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Facilitator: Kailey Otten, School Programs Coordinator, Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains

Description: In this session, participants will learn about refugees and asylees at a global, national, and local level. We will process the unique struggles and triumphs of refugee youth both academically and socially through activities and discussion and consider strategies for connecting and working with refugee youth and their families in various settings.

Takeaways:

  • In-depth knowledge of refugee resettlement and the state of resettlement in Colorado
  • Strategies for working with refugee youth
  • Resources to help connect with refugee youth and their families

Session Style: Lecture; Round table discussion; Interactive workshop

Recommended for: Direct service/site staff; Managers or site leads; Organizational Leadership; New to youth development; Anyone interested in learning more about refugees

DQUAC is dedicated to creating a safe and accessible space for everyone who participates in our trainings and events. We welcome persons of all abilities and will attempt to provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you need a specific accommodation for this event, please contact Melanie Kartzmer, at Melanie_kartzmer@dpsk12.org or 720-423-1803 as soon as possible so we can make arrangements.

DQUAC No-Show Policy:

We truly value our facilitators’ time, and we always want to make sure that we can give them an accurate count of registrations in advance of the training, as it impacts material preparation and facilitation styles.

We expect all registered participants to attend the training. If you are unable to attend, we ask that you cancel your registration through Eventbrite or notify us at least 24 hours in advance.

If you do not show up to three trainings that you registered for, the DQUAC Leadership Team reserves the right to revoke your privileges to attend DQUAC trainings and may reach out to the leadership of your organization if a pattern of no-shows occurs.

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Schlessman Family YMCA - Community Room (2nd Floor)

3901 East Yale Avenue

Denver, CO 80210

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