Understanding Community Schools as Collaboratives for System Building to Address Barriers and Promote Well-Being
Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA
Los Angeles, CA: Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA
March 2011, 17 pages
This resource examines school-community connections in general and "community schools" specifically. Community schools typically focus on providing comprehensive, integrated services for students and families through partnerships with community agencies. Refugee-serving agencies may be interested in learning about this model as it has the potential for strengthening refugee families and communities.