When refugees first arrive, never having encountered American culture and lifestyle, Syrian Community Network's Cultural Sensitivity training becomes mandatory for most. In this training, SCN strives to provide a safe and open space to welcome refugee families to American society and at the same time provide them with a better idea of the norms of their new environment. The trainings give them a better idea of what they already have encountered, or what they will encounter, and give them a chance to discuss first reactions and to have questions answered.
Other training programs that SCN offers include and are not limited to the following:
- Personal hygiene and wellness seminars
- Skill building process and techniques
- Job search and placement preparation and transitioning
- On-the-job work conduct
- English as a Second Language
For more information, visit: http://syriancommunitynetwork.org/web/index.php/local-services/