7.6 Resources

Guidelines

  1. What happens after a disaster? These guidelines will take you through the steps of disaster response
    The Sphere Project is an initiative to define and uphold the standards by which the global community responds to the plight of people affected by disasters, principally through a set of guidelines that are set out in the Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response ( https://www.spherestandards.org/handbook-2018/). https://www.spherestandards.org
  2. Check out these evidence based clinical guidelines for immigrants and refugees. It starts here.
    The Canadian Collaboration for Immigrant and Refugee Health Knowledge Exchange Network (CCIRH –KEN) aims to support primary care practitioners, community advocates and program and policy planners with evidence based recommendations, podcasts, decision aids and web-based apps. http://www.ccirhken.ca/
  3. Elder Abuse
    This website provides valuable resources on the forms of elder abuse, legislatures and reporting of abuse in Ontario http://www.elderabuseontario.com/what-is-elder-abuse/legislation-reporting/

Film

  1. There is nothing more powerful than a true personal story of survival. This documentary will give you a new understanding of what it’s like to be a refugee in transition.
    Safe and Sound? An engaging 30-minute documentary film from the University of British Columbia and Bridge Clinic looking at refugees in transition:http://www.safeandsoundfilm.com/

Organizations

  1. Who leads mental health services? What do they offer? Find out now.
    The Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre (MMHRC) aims to improve the quality and availability of appropriate mental health services for people from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds, including immigrants, refugees, and members of established ethnocultural communities. Website: http://www.mmhrc.ca/
  2. When supporting a victim of torture.
    Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture aims to support practitioners and patients with counselling programs, support groups, crisis intervention, and legal support: http://ccvt.org/