Cultural orientation for refugees
Series or Serial: CAL Digest, March 2006
Publisher: Center for Applied Linguistics
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: March 2006
Distributor: Center for Applied Linguistics, The Cultural Orientation Resource Center
Source Address: 4646 40th Street, NW
Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20016
Phone: (202) 362-0700
Material Type: Article
Intended Audience: General
Physical Media: Print
Physical Description: 2 p.
Subjects: Culture; Cultural Awareness; History; Language
Preparing refugees for life in the United States requires effort by both overseas and U.S. cultural orientation [CO] trainers and staff. "The CO continuum is especially effective when both overseas and domestic orientation help refugees establish realistic expectations, gather knowledge, and develop relevant skills and attitudes." A bibliography of resources is included.
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