This webinar topic has been informed by a feedback survey conducted with the settlement and integration sector by the BC Refugee Hub. This webinar is suitable for those working in front-line positions, coordinators and managers at settlement service provider agencies, as well as community stakeholders who work with refugee claimants from the time they come to BC, during their claim process, when a claim decision is received an who are/become permanent residents (PRs). Note: Community stakeholders can include those working at: Municipal government, health authorities, school districts, post secondary institutions, police departments, etc.
Bayron Figueroa- Health Promotion Case Manager, Settlement Orientation Services (SOS)
Mariana Martinez Vieyra – Clinical Supervisor from VAST
Dr. Mei-ling Wiedmeyer – Clinical Instructor, UBC Department of Family Practice; Family Physician, Umbrella Multicultural Health Coop
Topics covered include:
Introduction to Primary Healthcare for Refugee Claimants
IFHP and MSP
Trauma Informed Practice
How can front-line workers from settlement & community organizations best support vulnerable Refugee Claimants
Timely referrals and early interventions
Common challenges in access to health care for refugee claimants
Panel discussion on how to address challenges and improve access
There will be plenty of time for Q&A during the training.