This resource describes the mental health issues for refugee children in resettlement. This white paper outlines refugee experiences and mental health needs including exposure to trauma, access to mental health services, stresses in resettlement, and the need for comprehensive services. It offers a review of literature including trauma-informed treatments for refugee children, strategies to improves access to case, engagement strategies, approaches to cultural competence, and interventions designed to address the stresses of resettlement.
Topic(s): Child and Youth Development, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child Wellbeing
Resource Type: Literature Review
Date: February 16, 2005
Target Audience(s): Service Provider