Transcending Violence: Emerging Models for Trauma Healing in Refugee Communities
Alexandria, VA: National Center for Trauma Informed Care
May 29, 2008, 37 pages
This report provides an overview of mental health trauma services for refugees in the United States. The report discusses a public health approach for responding to refugees' trauma, which requires focusing on communities rather than individuals. It also discusses the relevance of diagnosing PTSD with refugee populations and has a section on the application of current trauma treatment models to refugee populations.