Partnering with Parents and Families to Support Immigrant and Refugee Children at School
Center for Health and Health Care in Schools
Washington, DC: Center for Health and Health Care in Schools
June 2009, 19 pages
This issue brief describes the impact made by growing numbers of immigrant and refugee students entering American classrooms. The brief also explains how families play an important role in student mental health and how schools can work with newcomer families in a culturally-sensitive way to provide school-based mental health services.