Events

Switchboard hosts live webinars, in-person conference presentations, and instructor-led certificate courses. We also share upcoming events and professional development from across the resettlement community. There’s something for everyone! Looking for archived webinars or self-paced e-learning courses? Visit Switchboard’s Resource Library.

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How to Apply for DOJ Full Accreditation
2:00 am - 3:30 pm
Is your nonprofit organization interested in representing clients before the immigration court using non-attorneys who have Department of Justice (DOJ) full accreditation? If so, please join CLINIC staff for this informative webinar on how you can expand access to removal defense representation in your community by obt , ...
Welcome Corps on Campus Information Session
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Come learn how universities and colleges can participate in Welcome Corps on Campus, the U.S. government’s private sponsorship program under the United States Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) making it possible for campus communities to welcome, enroll, and support refugee students. Welcome Corps on Campus creates ne , ...
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Women’s Leadership in ECBOs: Perspectives From Diverse Cultural Backgrounds
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Register in advance for this webinar: HERE  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions for joining the webinar.  What will this webinar cover?  March 8th is International Women’s Day. Celebrated in many countries around the world, International Women’s Day recognizes the achievemen , ...
Weekly Office Hours for Legal Questions Related to OAR Parolees
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Every Thursday, beginning June 8, 2023  2:00—3:00 PM ET Who should attend? Weekly Office Hours are solely for lawyers and accredited representatives working at ORR-Funded organizations with questions about immigration cases for OAR parolees. (You will be asked to share your name, organization, and role when attending). , ...
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Money Smart Train the Trainer Overview – Office of Refugee Resettlement
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in collaboration with the Office of Refugee Resettlement will host a Train the Training Overview webinar featuring the financial education curriculum Money Smart for Adults and the online game How Money Smart Are You. These programs have been designed to provide adults w , ...
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Weekly Office Hours for Legal Questions Related to OAR Parolees
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Every Thursday, beginning June 8, 2023  2:00—3:00 PM ET Who should attend? Weekly Office Hours are solely for lawyers and accredited representatives working at ORR-Funded organizations with questions about immigration cases for OAR parolees. (You will be asked to share your name, organization, and role when attending). , ...
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NCTTP’s 16th Annual Research Symposium
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Please join the National Consortium of Torture Treatment Programs for their 16th Annual Research Symposium. This in-person event will be held in Washington DC at the Lohrfink Auditorium at Georgetown University on March 18th, 2024. Registration link pending, please visit the website for the latest information. , ...
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Supporting Women as First-Time Jobseekers
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday, March 19, 2:00 – 3:30 PM ET  Note: Please use a time zone converter to determine your local time for this webinar.     Register in advance for this webinar: HERE After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions for joining the webinar.    What will this webinar cover?  This , ...
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Bullying Prevention & Response When Supporting Refugee Students
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Register in advance for this webinar: HERE  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions for joining the webinar.    What will this webinar cover?  Refugee and newcomer students are more likely to be bullied and may not understand how to effectively manage these situations, which cou , ...
Upcoming USCIS Stakeholder Engagement: Afghan Parole Applications for Urgent Humanitarian Reasons or Significant Public Benefit
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
During this engagement, USCIS will discuss: General requirements and considerations when applying for parole under the Form I-131 application process; USCIS’ process improvements to more efficiently adjudicate Form I-131 parole applications; and Progress updates with current Form I-131 filings pending on behalf of an A , ...
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Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS): Foundations for Resettlement Caseworkers
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
What will this webinar cover?  Refugees and other newcomers are regularly exposed to distressing events and significant stressors before, during, and after migration. These risk factors, balanced by protective factors such as family support and personal strengths, help shape an individual’s overall mental health. This , ...
Weekly Office Hours for Legal Questions Related to OAR Parolees
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Every Thursday, beginning June 8, 2023  2:00—3:00 PM ET Who should attend? Weekly Office Hours are solely for lawyers and accredited representatives working at ORR-Funded organizations with questions about immigration cases for OAR parolees. (You will be asked to share your name, organization, and role when attending). , ...
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Newcomer Health
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Audience: Health care workers across the U.S. who provide care or who want to learn more about providing care for newcomers, including refugees, immigrants and migrants Schedule: Monthly ECHO sessions held virtually Last Tuesday of the month 8:00 AM PT | 9:00 AM MT | 10:00 AM CT | 11:00 AM ET January 30 – Decembe , ...
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Weekly Office Hours for Legal Questions Related to OAR Parolees
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Every Thursday, beginning June 8, 2023  2:00—3:00 PM ET Who should attend? Weekly Office Hours are solely for lawyers and accredited representatives working at ORR-Funded organizations with questions about immigration cases for OAR parolees. (You will be asked to share your name, organization, and role when attending). , ...
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