Celebrating World Refugee Day: Understanding Refugee Experiences and Improving Services

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Presenters share current information about refugee arrivals in the US and refugee mental health needs and best practices. They discuss how host communities/service providers need to take trauma and loss into consideration as they support refugees. Presenters discuss refugee core stressors and highlight the importance of creating trauma-informed, culturally accessible services. Additionally, they utilize Trauma Systems Therapy for Refugees (TST-R) as an example of an intervention specifically tailored to address the needs of refugees.

Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Resource Type: Archived Webinar
Date: June 20, 2017
Language(s): English
Target Audience(s): Service Provider
Author(s): NCTSN

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