Journey of Hope: Cultural Orientation for Refugee Women in the United States.
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants.
1 v. (various pagings)
A curriculum is presented for providing cultural orientation for refugee women in the United States. It includes six modules that address: applied life skills, including information on accessing transportation, a driver's license, and housing; parenting, including information on child development, child abuse and neglect, the difference between guidance and discipline, using time out, behavior management , parenting a bicultural teenager, parenting adolescents, handling problems, and building strong relationship with teenagers; child care, including information on licensed child care and visiting child care; health and wellness, including information on nutrition, preventative healthcare, substance abuse, counseling to promote physical activity and prevent low back pain, hypertension, diabetes, gynecological care, and medications; domestic violence; and public benefits and community services. Each module includes objectives, a list of materials needed to conduct the module, steps for trainers, and activities. A list of resources is also included. Numerous references.
Parenting skills; Parent education; Refugees; Curricula; Acculturation; Cultural differences