ERIC Number: ED442304
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
A Comprehensive Cultural Orientation Program for Refugees.
Archer, Carol M.
This paper presents the various components of the cultural orientation program as it has developed at the Bilingual Educational Institute (BEI), the organization that is currently awarded the grant for RSS in the Houston area by the state of Texas. This cultural orientation program's topics include the following: employment; healthcare; community organizations; workplace; transportation; housing; crime prevention; consumer issues; education; citizenship; welfare reform; government agencies; and finance. This cultural orientation program serves newly arrived refugees and community groups that interact with refugees. A description is provided of various aspects of the program: the orientation for refugees, the training provided to instructors, instructor assessment, and cultural information provided to the community about refugees. (KFT)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas (Houston)