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Five on Friday | July 17, 2015

Five on FridayThis week’s Five on Friday provides new clinical resources, articles on migrant perspectives and realities, and, of course, the obligatory light-hearted TED Talk, all recommended by MCN staff.

ONE YEAR LATER Post-Migration Trauma and Evaluating Children in Texas Immigration Facilities: Q&A with Dr. Luis Zayas

[Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of blog posts exploring the health needs of the unaccompanied children and mothers with children who arrived at the US-Mexico border seeking asylum during last year’s ‘border surge.’ Subscribe to our blog to receive notifications of upcoming installments.]

On the Path to Migrant Health, Part 1

Stephanie Davenport[Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a two-part piece on the journey of a young student on the path to serving the underserved through medicine. We first met Stephanie Davenport as an undergraduate, when she presented on incarcerated pregnant women at the National Seminar of Clinicians for Health Care Justice. She is scheduled to begin medical school in 2016; for now, she works at a hospital in her home state of Indiana.

Five on Friday | June 26, 2015

Five on FridayLet’s celebrate! Three out of five of our Five on Friday selections are clear wins for migrants workers and immigrants in the US, leading to greater workplace protections and better access to health care for many people in this country. 

Five on Friday | June 19, 2015

Five on FridayOur “Five on Friday” blog posts are always a joyous reminder of how many organizations are working toward the same goals: health justice, a voice for marginalized populations like the mobile poor, rights for farmworkers… It’s thrilling to hear what other organizations are up to, and how we can lean on each other to grow our movement stronger. Plus, it’s Friday -- that’s a joyous thing, too, for those of us on a five-day work week.

Upcoming Webinar “Trauma-Informed Care: Behavioral Health in the Primary Care Setting"

IPV WebinarNext Wednesday, June 24th, Migrant Clinicians Network will host a free webinar, entitled, “Trauma-Informed Care: Behavioral Health in the Primary Care Setting,” presented by MCN’s Deliana Garcia, MA, Director of International Projects, Research, and Development. 

Five on Friday | June 12, 2015

mcn five on fridayFriday is once again tugging on our brains, luring us into the weekend before 5pm… What are your plans this weekend? Care to add a little bit of health justice reading to the mix?

1. Karen, Executive Director, sent along Feeding America’s Map the Meal Gap, which provides food insecurity data for every county in the US.

Community Needs Assessment: Webinar on Wednesday, June 17th

MCN CHW WebinarsOur popular and well-rated webinar series has passed its halfway point. Next week’s webinar, Evaluación de las Necesidades De La Comunidad (Community Needs Assessment) is the sixth in the ten-webinar Spanish-language series for promotores de salud, or community health workers.

Five on Friday | June 5, 2015

MCN Five on FridayThe first weekend in June has arrived! Our top five links from MCN staff for the week are all over the map; we’ve included a bit of everything, from new migration flow data to the Pope. Which of these pieces got you thinking? Which will impact your work? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter.

From the Field: Workers and Health at Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida

Southwest Florida[Editor’s Note: Last month, Kerry Brennan, MCN’s Environmental and Occupational Health Program Associate, joined Amy Liebman, Director of Environmental and Occupational Health, and Dr. Ed Zuroweste, MCN’s Chief Medical Officer, for a training at Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida, in Immokalee.

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