Interpretation: Serving Refugee and Immigrant Children [Webpage].
Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services. United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Migration and Refugee Services.
Other Material/Form Fact Sheet
Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
c/o U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops 3211 4th St., NE
Washington, DC 20017
This factsheet provides links to 26 resources that address providing services to refugee and immigrant children. The resources discuss strategies for effectively using interpreters in schools for parent-teacher conferences, increasing language access for Asian Pacific Americans in New York City, working with diverse families on child abuse issues, language barriers faced by youth, etiquette when using an interpreter, federal requirements for improving access to services for persons with limited English proficiency (LEP), guidelines for providing health care services through an interpreter, immigration and language guidelines for child welfare staff, the interpreter code of ethics, interpreting the juvenile justice system for LEP parents, interviewing immigrant children and families for suspected child maltreatment, language rights, national standards of practice for interpreters, State and local policies to support immigrant and LEP early care and education providers, steps for improving LEP services, and the applicability of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibiting discrimination against individuals with LEP.
immigrants; children of immigrants; service delivery; service planning; social service agencies; communication techniques; communication; cultural competency