Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Transcending Violence: Emerging Models for Trauma Healing in Refugee Communities

Authors/Editors

Blanch, Andrea

Publisher(s)

Alexandria, VA: National Center for Trauma Informed Care

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

May 29, 2008, 37 pages

Description of Resource

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.

Languages

English

Availability

http://www.vawnet.org/summary.php?doc_id=3479&find_type=web_sum_GC