Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Partnering with Parents and Families to Support Immigrant and Refugee Children at School

Authors/Editors

Center for Health and Health Care in Schools

Publisher(s)

Washington, DC: Center for Health and Health Care in Schools

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

June 2009, 19 pages

Description of Resource

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.

Languages

English

Availability

http://www.rwjf.org/en/research-publications/find-rwjf-research/2009/06/partnering-with-parents-and-families-to-support-immigrant-and-re.html