Mental Health Interventions for Refugee Children in Resettlement

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Abstract:

This 32-page white paper is intended for service providers and policy-makers, and seeks to raise the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized refugee children, their families, and communities throughout the United States.  It provides information on which approaches and interventions effectively address the complex mental health needs of traumatized refugee children, and emerging efforts of agencies that provide services to this population. It proposes a comprehensive mental health services approach. It identifies necessary components of a comprehensive mental health service model, and makes recommendations for improving standards of mental health care for traumatized refugee children.

Author(s):
National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Resource in English Only
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N/A
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Keywords:
Child, Mental health, Refugees
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
2/16/2005
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