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September 2, 2008

Workshop: AN INTRODUCTION TO SOMALI CULTURE & FAMILY SYSTEMS

AN INTRODUCTION TO SOMALI CULTURE & FAMILY SYSTEMS
Tuesday, September 16, 2008: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Neighborhood House, 179 E Robie St, St Paul

In this workshop you will learn about Somali history, culture, family systems, beliefs and practices. Participants will leave this training feeling more prepared to confidently engage their Somali clients, colleagues and neighbors.

You can mail your registration to the address above, or fax it to 651-789-2501.

For more information, contact 651-789-2571 or trprescott@neighb.org.

July 14, 2008

Cultural Competency Wkshops

FALL CULTURAL COMPETENCY WORKSHOP SERIES FOR FALL 2008 Neighborhood House has announced the Cultural Competency Workshop Series for fall 2008. The workshops are designed to help educators, human services providers, community organizers, health care service providers, city and county employees, and faith-based community members learn more about the new immigrant members of our community and build understanding of the economic and cultural benefits they bring with them.

The workshop brochure is available at: http://cehd.umn.edu/ssw/documents/NH_Cultural_Competency.pdf

May 6, 2008

Articles on immigrant students in higher education

Career counseling with African immigrant college students: theoretical approaches and implications for practice: http://www.entrepreneur.com/tradejournals/article/165807344.html.

Brilliant, Judith J. (2000). Issues in counseling immigrant college students. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 24: 577-586

Report from the Citizens League of Minnesota: http://www.citizensleague.org/publications/reports/education/Immigration%20&%20Higher%20Education%20report%20FINAL.pdf.