Contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues, and related topics pertinent to the health care of immigrants to the US, many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world.
The following resources on Refugee Trauma were developed by external partners and organizations.
Provides technical assistance regarding refugee education and orientation. This website includes backgrounders on different cultural groups that are arriving in the U.S. as refugees and other helpful resources for practitioners such as video interviews with resettled refugees.
Operates a Parent Hotline 7 days a week (800- 203-7001) from 9am-9pm ET for parents seeking to locate their children in ORR care.
Provides information and resources offered by the Center, which is dedicated to understanding and promoting the healthy adjustment of refugee children and adolescents who have resettled in the United States.
Provides instructions for filing a Civil Rights Complaint through the website of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Reviews the 2016 programs of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) that serve unaccompanied children. This report specifically examines the Child Advocate Program locations and advocate services for vulnerable children, and providing recommendations.
Provides legal counsel for unaccompanied refugee and immigrant children in the US.
Provides information on finding and using cultural brokers. "Bridging the Cultural Divide in Health Care Settings: The Essential Role of Cultural Broker Programs" is offered by the National Center for Cultural Competence.
Represents the current state of psychological scientific and professional knowledge with regard to immigration. This is a report of the APA Presidential Task Force on Immigration.
Provides tools, resources, and support for health and mental health providers in order to better meet the needs of refugees in resettlement.
Provides information about suicide among refugees. The RHTAC website includes basic information about refugees, physical and mental health among refugees, access to healthcare, and training materials and resources.
Provides services including disaster relief and resettlement resources and promotes poverty-reduction through research and legislative reform.