The following resource and training listings are available for foster parents of URM children. Trainings listed here count as training hours required for re-licensure.

Helpful Websites/Online Training
Ted Talks
Upcoming Events/Trainings


Stand Together: Messaging to Support Muslims and Refugees in Challenging Times
Reframing Refugees: Messaging Toolkit
Bringing Evidence to the Refugee Integration Debate
Immigration Data Matters
Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children
The Refugee Integration Survey and Evaluation (RISE) Year Five: Final Report
From Struggle to Resilience: The Economic Impact of Refugees in America
Beyond Teaching English: Supporting High School Completion by Immigrant and Refugee Students
Childhood Interrupted: Lost Years for the Children of the Syrian Refugee Crisis
Welcoming Economies Playbook
Economic and Fiscal Impact of Refugees in Colorado
US Government Accountability Office to Congress: Afghan and Iraqi Special Immigrants
Mental Health of Young Refugee Men
Toxic Stress and Refugee Children
Improving Cultural Competence

Helpful Websites/Online Training

Welcoming America
Migration Policy Institute
Forced Migration Review
Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS)
National Partnership for Community Training


The Newcomers, by Helen Thorpe
Six Months in Sudan, by James Maskalyk
City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp, by Ben Rawlence
Letters to a Young Muslim, by Omar Saif Ghobah
The Middle of Everywhere: Helping Refugees Enter the American Community, by Mary Pipher
A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee’s Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival
Trauma Stewardship, by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky


Bending the Arc Film Screening and Expert Panel Discussion: 8/20 and 10/10


No Passport Required
60 Minutes Segment: Treating Childhood Trauma

Ted Talks

Business Lessons from the Refugee Playbook
Beyond the Cliff
What Does It Mean to Be A Refugee
How We’ll Predict the Next Refugee Crisis
The Refugee Crisis Is A Test Of Our Character
Why I Fight for the Education of Refugee Girls (Like Me)
Our Refugee System is Failing. Here’s How We Can Fix It

Upcoming Events/Trainings

Free Access to the Oxford Academic Journals’ Refugee Articles for August