Children of War: A Video for Educators

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This video presents five adolescent refugees from Afghanistan, Iraq, El Salvador, Sierra Leone, and Somalia who tell their stories of war, traumatic loss, and relocation to the United States in the play Children of War.  There is also an accompanying resource guide that includes discussion questions, suggestions about ways schools and teachers can help refugee students and families, and provides information on the effects of traumatic stress on school performance. 

Topic(s): Child and Youth Development, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child Wellbeing, Youth Education, Youth Wellbeing
Resource Type: Video
Date: January 1, 2005
Language(s): English
Target Audience(s): Service Provider
Author(s): NCTSN

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