Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Helping Immigrant and Refugee Students Succeed: It's Not Just What Happens in the Classroom

Authors/Editors

Kugler, Eileen Gale
Acosta Price, Olga

Publisher(s)

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

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

November 2009, 8 pages

Description of Resource

This report explains how mental health issues among some immigrant and refugee children may negatively affect their performance in school.  The report also recommends successful strategies to engage families and partner with the community at large in order to break down stigmas and help newcomer students overcome hurdles in mental health and achieve in school.

Languages

English

Availability

http://healthinschools.org/Immigrant-and-Refugee-Children/~/media/Files/PDF/FINAL%20Revised%20Kappan%20article%2011-13-09.ashx