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Calgary Catholic Immigration Society (CCIS)

Promising Practices:

Culturally Responsive Accommodations for Family Violence
Culturally Responsive Accommodations for Family Violence
Published on: September 8, 2020
The Culturally Responsive Accommodations for Family Violence program supports newcomer families involved with Children’s Services,where there is a concern relating to family violence that requires a separation.It seeks to reduce family violence within newcomer families, increase child safety,and decrease the need for systems intervention.
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Employment First: Workplace Skills for Refugees
Employment First: Workplace Skills for Refugees
Published on: February 25, 2020
The Employment First: Workplace Skills for Refugees program combines job placement, skills training, workplace training, and mentorship support for high-needs refugees.
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Cultural Brokerage Program - supporting newcomer families involved with Children’s Services
Published on: February 25, 2020
The purpose of the Cultural Brokerage Program is two-fold: to support newcomer families in understanding how the system works, and to support the system in understanding the resettlement challenges and barriers faced by newcomer families in Canada.
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