USCRI: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants

Refugee Family Strengthening Programs

Family strengthening resources for refugees and immigrants are available in the following languages: 

USCRI developed the family strengthening programs to help refugees and immigrants build strong communication and problem solving skills within their family.  They learn how to work together to decipher American culture and to become a strong support structure for one another as they build a new life in the United States.  The English resource section includes:

The Relationship Enhancement® Workbook includes the following sections: 

  • Experience Diagram
  • 10 Ways to Show Understanding
  • Examples of Remembering What's Good
  • Speak From Your Own Point of View
  • Ideas for a Time for Us
  • Problem Solving Steps
  • Ways to Manage Stress and Anger,
  • Changing Habits Steps
  • Stop Old Conflict Patterns

USCRI Brochures

  • How to Manage Stress
  • Adjusting to a New Culture
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Violence in the Home
  • Financial Literacy

Curricula in English 

  • Relationship Enhancement® for Refugees and Immigrants
  • Relationship Enhancement® and Financial Literacy
  • Family Stress and Conflict Management
  • Journey of Hope: Cultural Orientation for Refugee Women in the United States

Publications in English

  • Overcoming Barriers: A Toolkit for Helping Refugees Adjust to Life in the United States

This toolkit provides people who work with refugees a brief introduction to the variety of challenges that refugees face including crisis, symptoms of mental illness, and emergency situations. The toolkit also suggests available local resources. Materials have been written and designed to meet the cultural and linguistic needs of the audience. The audience includes refugee community leaders, case workers, and volunteers. This toolkit was developed by the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrant’s (USCRI) Refugee Family Strengthening Program.

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