Event Type

Presentation

Location

Kansas City Public Library Central Branch, Helzberg Auditorium

Event Website

https://www.jvskc.org/

Start Date

18-4-2018 11:20 AM

End Date

18-4-2018 12:20 PM

Description

Speaker Bios:

Sarah Cirese Payton, LMSW, Jewish Vocational Services

Sarah Cirese Payton is the Social Work Manager at JVS, which provides intensive family case management and therapy services for immigrant and refugee adults and children/youth. She assists in connecting them with other JVS programs which include immigration services, employment services and cultural orientation.

Meaghan Fanning, LMSW, Jewish Vocational Services

Meaghan Fanning has been a social worker at JVS for six years but has worked with refugees for more than 10. She serves as the team leader and the youth therapist at JVS, working closely with refugee families and youth to help them access health care, have what they need to be successful in school, and navigate the many systems they are confronted with in the United States. She considers it an honor and privilege to work with such strong and resilient people.

Previous Versions

May 8 2018
May 7 2018 (withdrawn)
Apr 10 2018 (withdrawn)

MeSH Keywords

Health Literacy; Refugees; Culturally Competent Care; Communication Barriers

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Apr 18th, 11:20 AM Apr 18th, 12:20 PM

Health Literacy: Culture, Language and Engaging Refugees in the Health Care System

Kansas City Public Library Central Branch, Helzberg Auditorium

Speaker Bios:

Sarah Cirese Payton, LMSW, Jewish Vocational Services

Sarah Cirese Payton is the Social Work Manager at JVS, which provides intensive family case management and therapy services for immigrant and refugee adults and children/youth. She assists in connecting them with other JVS programs which include immigration services, employment services and cultural orientation.

Meaghan Fanning, LMSW, Jewish Vocational Services

Meaghan Fanning has been a social worker at JVS for six years but has worked with refugees for more than 10. She serves as the team leader and the youth therapist at JVS, working closely with refugee families and youth to help them access health care, have what they need to be successful in school, and navigate the many systems they are confronted with in the United States. She considers it an honor and privilege to work with such strong and resilient people.

https://scholarlyexchange.childrensmercy.org/healthliteracy/workshop/Wednesday/6

 

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