Resources and Activities
Renforcement des capacités dans le secteur de l'établissement et de l'intégration : Un bref rapport présenté par l'Association des Agences offrant des Services aux Immigrants en l'Alberta (AAISA)
Alberta Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies
This report features AAISA's three training programs: 1) Management Training; 2) Settlement Practitioner Training and Accreditation; and 3) Train the Trainer.
Special Issue on Settlement Language Training (Spring 2012)
INSCAN (International Settlement Canada)
Published in recognition of the 20th anniversary of the LINC and CLIC programs, this issue takes stock of recent developments in the settlement language training sector given the impending introduction of new versions of the CLB and the NCLC, an increasing focus on assessment practice, and a growing appetite for the use of new learning technologies.
Rebuilding Professional Lives: Immigrant Professionals Working in the Ontario Settlement Sector - Final Report
Conducted in collaboration with the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants, this study is based on an online survey and in-depth interviews. The study looks at the reality of a particular group of foreign-born and -trained professionals in Ontario. These are the professionals who did not get to practise their respective professions after immigration but acquired a new profession in the form of settlement work.
Settlement of Newcomers to Canada
Colleen Lundy et al.
This collection of articles will raise awareness – within the social work profession, contribute to knowledge and skills for practice, and promote the roles and functions of social work among the policy makers and practitioners in the field of immigrant and refugee settlement.
Reconfiguring Settlement and Integration: A Service Provider Strategy for Innovation and Results
Commissioned by CISSA‐ACSEI (Canadian Immigrant Settlement Sector Alliance / Alliance canadienne du secteur de l'établissement des immigrants), this study is designed to help settlement service providers anticipate new developments and bolster their capacities so they are better able to partner with governments and other stakeholders to meet the challenges facing newcomers and the communities where they reside.
Orgwise: Organizational Standards
Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants
The Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants has launched this initiative to strengthen capacity and accountability in Ontario’s immigrant- and refugee-serving sector through the development and use of voluntary organizational standards and related tools.
Best Practices in Settlement Services: Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration
Canada. House of Commons. Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration
In this study, the Committee undertook to learn what works and what does not work in terms of settlement services to assist newcomers.
Attracting and Retaining Immigrants: A Tool Box of Ideas for Smaller Centres, 2nd Edition
National Working Group on Small Centre Strategies
Funded by the Government of Canada (Citizenship and Immigration Canada), the tool box is a practical tool for smaller centres to use as they build a strategy to address the issues surrounding the attraction and retention of immigrants.
2005 National Host Conference: Proceedings
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
The conference was held in Toronto (February 16-17) under the theme “20 years of Host: Celebrating our Successes, Building our Future.”
Professionalization of the Settlement Service Sector
Held as part of the Fall 2004 Consultation of the Canadian Council for Refugees (November 18- 20, Victoria), this workshop explored strategies to improve the professional standing of the settlement sector. Among the issues discussed were training, accreditation, and national standards for agencies and workers.
National Settlement Service and Standards Framework
Moy Wong Tam
Prepared for the National Voluntary Sector Initiative Working Group on Settlement Standards, Professionalization, and Accountability, this document discusses a range of significant settlement issues and presents a national settlement service and standards framework.
Canadian National Settlement Service Standards Framework
Canadian Council for Refugees
This document is presented as a “work in progress,” a framework within which standards can be developed relating to three key areas: client services, settlement sector workers, and settlement organizations.
Best Settlement Practices: Settlement Services for Refugees and Immigrants in Canada
Canadian Council for Refugees
The purpose of this document is to present an overview of settlement services and in particular to identify some of the elements that are generally agreed to make for successful settlement programs.
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