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NCTSN Resources

The following resources on Culture and Trauma were developed by the NCTSN.

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Understanding Refugee Trauma: For School Personnel

Type: Fact Sheet

Outlines different considerations that school personnel need to take into account when working with refugee youth and their families. This fact sheet describes the school, classroom, individual, and family considerations that school staff should understand when working with this population.

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Trauma and Mental Health Needs of Immigrant Minors: Part Two

Type: Fact Sheet

Addresses the mental health needs of immigrant minors during their resettlement process and integration into American schools. This is part 2 in a series of the Spotlight on Culture that provides information about the trauma and the mental health needs of immigrant minors.

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Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Type: Fact Sheet

Provides an overview of working with unaccompanied minors and the unique nature of the trauma they may have experienced. This resource describes symptoms or behaviors unaccompanied minors may display, cultural considerations for providers, and additional resources.

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