October 28, 2022

Healing in Colour – A Directory of BIPOC therapists

Healing in Colour is a resource that connects BIPOC individuals with a BIPOC therapist in their community. The Healing in Colour project envisions a world where […]
September 26, 2022

Journal Article – UBC Counselling & ISSofBC: Settlement-Integrated Refugee Mental Health

This journal article published in Canadian Psychology on settlement integrated refugee mental health program. This was a pilot program funded generously by the Lando Foundation at ISSofBC. […]
September 14, 2022

Immigration and Refugee Mental Health Project: Anti-racist and anti-oppression approaches when working with newcomers

The diversity of immigrants and refugees to Canada has increased substantially, leading to a racially and ethnically diverse population. Between 2011 and 2016, source countries for […]
August 8, 2022

The Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture (CCVT) – Train the Trainer: National Trauma-Informed Care Project

The Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture (CCVT) invites you to their session “Train the Trainer: National Trauma-Informed Care Project”. This training is open to settlement […]
July 24, 2022

Report: An undergraduate medical education framework for refugee and migrant health – Curriculum development and conceptual approaches

International migration, especially forced migration, highlights important medical training needs including cross-cultural communication, human rights, as well as global health competencies for physical and mental healthcare. […]
July 19, 2022

VAST – Grupo Latino 2022

VAST is having its monthly LAC group on Thursday July 28th, at 10 am via Zoom.  LAC group is an open space where clients will get […]
June 16, 2022

Wellness Together Canada – Free Mental Health Supports

If you’re going through a tough time, it can be really helpful just to talk about it. Wellness Together Canada partners provide free support over the […]
May 9, 2022

Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project – Webinar: Supporting integration and mental health of Arabic speaking refugee youth

In this webinar Susan Brigham and Marwa Khobieh share findings from their study with Arabic-speaking refugee youth and their mothers who participated in focus group interviews […]
May 6, 2022

CYRRC- Podcast Episode #7: Supporting the Mental Health of Refugee Youth

Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC) shared the latest podcast episode with guest speakers sharing perspectives on the most common mental health challenges faced by […]
April 26, 2022

Report: Assessing Virtual Mental Health Access for Refugees during the COVID-19 Pandemic Using the Levesque Client-Centered Framework

Abstract During the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health services rapidly transitioned to virtual care. Although such services can improve access for underserved populations, they may also present […]
February 8, 2022

Surrey Local Immigration Partnership Mental Health and Wellbeing Toolkit – Survey

DIVERSEcity, through the Surrey Local Immigration Partnership, is creating a mental health and wellbeing toolkit for settlement, social and health service providers. This resource seeks to […]
August 12, 2021

CYRRC Podcast: The Refuge

The Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC) is pleased to share their new podcast series, The Refuge. This series brings together youth with refugee experience, […]
July 27, 2021

Mental Health Toolkit for Refugees and Refugee Claimants

This online toolkit curated by the BC Refugee Hub includes a short guide to mental health, mental illness, trauma, and resources available to those working with […]
July 26, 2021

Building Capacity to Support the Mental Health of Immigrants and Refugees: A Toolkit for Settlement, Social and Health Service Providers

The toolkit is designed to provide a snapshot of essential information, tools, resources and examples of promising practices that can be integrated into the daily work […]
February 16, 2021

AMSSA E-Learning Module: Self-care and a Healthy Workplace in the Settlement and Integration Sector

AMSSA has just released the newest E-learning Module “Self-care and a Healthy Workplace in the Settlement and Integration Sector”! This interactive e-learning module looks at the […]
January 7, 2021

VAST: Survivor Advocate Capacity Building Program

Do you have lived-experience as a refugee? Do you see yourself advocating for Human Rights? Would you like to deepen or broaden your identity as an […]
January 6, 2021

Refugee 613: Newcomer Info Hub Facebook Group

Information is an essential service, and newcomers need reliable and culturally appropriate information about COVID-19. Refugee 613’s Newcomer Info Hub is a space where newcomers and […]
December 9, 2020

Kids Help Phone – Mental Health Support in Arabic 24/7

Kids Help Phone is proud to present professional phone counselling service in Arabic, facilitated by interpreters. Kids Help Phone offers 24/7 e-mental health support to all […]
December 7, 2020

Infographic: Safe Spaces – Youth with Refugee Experience and Their Parents Harnessing Resilience

New infographic project on refugee youth and their parents’ participation in a resilience-building workshop.  Objective: This study aims to create a space of open discussions for […]
November 5, 2020

IRB: Notice on the Establishment of the Gender Related Task Force at the RPD

​The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Gender Related Task Force (GRTF) at the Refugee Protection Division […]