Offers information about risk and protective factors as related to suicide and refugee children and adolescents. This fact sheet gives strategies for talking with refugee children and adolescents about suicide.
The following resources on Refugee Trauma were developed by the NCTSN. Information and resources are available for multiple audiences including mental health professionals, healthcare providers, school personnel, policy makers, and more. To identify resources tailored for a particular audience, click on the “Audience” filter below and select an option. Some NCTSN materials also indicate “related resources” that might be of particular interest to different audiences.
Explores policy challenges and solutions relevant to working with refugee youth.
Outlines different considerations that primary care providers need to take into account when working with refugee youth and their families.
Outlines different considerations that mental health professionals need to take into account when working with refugee youth and their families.
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.
Offers information about refugee arrivals in the U.S. and refugee mental health needs and best practices.
Outlines with use of data for discovering best practices for reaching and helping traumatized refugee children involves collaborations between mental health providers and communities.
Offers information on refugee youth and their families.
Is a table of standardized measures that are appropriate for refugee children and families.
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.
Highlights best practices in screening and assessment for refugee youth.
Describes the mental health issues for refugee children in resettlement.