Describes the mental health issues for refugee children in resettlement.
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Summarizes findings from a survey done by the NCTSN Refugee Working Group Sites in 2004.
Includes a segment from the play Children of War and a documentary about the scope and impact of refugee trauma and its consequences for youth in schools.
Accompanies the Children of War video and includes discussion questions, suggestions about ways schools and teachers can help refugee students and families, and provides information on the effects of traumatic stress on school performance.
Highlights the need for clinicians and policy makers to understand the links between trauma and culture.
Gives an overview of child and adolescent refugee mental health.
Provides parents and caregivers with information about how to talk to children about war and terrorism.
Provides users with information about four core stressors that refugees commonly face, and guides users through an assessment of a particular youth or family's needs.
Documents the results of a project that engaged African refugee youth, community members, and service providers.