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Improving TANF and employment services for refugees and survivors of trauma

Date Added to Library: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 09:08
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high
Individual Author: 
Waters, Damon
Chester, Hilary
Gaffney, Angela
Hetling, Andrea
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Place Published: 
Washington, DC
Published Date: 
06/01/2018
Published Date (Date): 
Friday, June 1, 2018
Year: 
2018
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Abstract: 

This session discussed how TANF and employment services programs can serve special populations. Presenters shared strategies that state and local systems use to provide financial support and related employment services to newly arrived refugees, the feasibility and benefits of providing enhanced employment services to foreign trafficking victims, and a risk assessment tool for domestic violence survivors applying for services and waivers under the Family Violence Options. Damon Waters (Administration for Children and Families) moderated this session.

 

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