Context, Caring and Connection: Relational Ethics and Tools for Empowering Newly Arrived Refugees
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Social and behavioral sciences
Define relational care ethics in the context of refugee resettlement in the US. Explain at least 2 of the benefits and 1 of the challenges posed by implementing a relational approach to refugee resettlement, particularly services related to health. Evaluate the degree to which relevant public health interventions and/or refugee health services utilize a relational approach. Identify one or more areas where increased attention to the relational ethics at play could potentially improve outcomes.
Keyword(s): Refugees, Ethics
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked in refugee resettlement and during that time I developed and piloted tools for building staff capacity. During two different graduate programs (masters and certificate), I conducted research on different ethical approaches for programs targeting individuals experiencing trauma and conflict induced migration.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.