Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Mental Health Services for Immigrant and Refugee Students: Innovations and Cultural Adaptations

Authors/Editors

Behrens, Donna
Acosta Price, Olga

Publisher(s)

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

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2011, 51 pages

Description of Resource

This presentation covers the challenges of providing mental health services in schools to immigrant and refugee students as well as suggestions for cultural adaptations that ensure interventions provided in schools are culturally reflective and responsive. Additional resources are also given. The Role of School Health Based on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded demonstration project, Caring Across Communities, this presentation covers the challenges of providing mental health services in schools to immigrant and refugee students as well as suggestions for cultural adaptations that ensure interventions provided in schools are culturally reflective and responsive.  

Languages

English

Availability

http://www.healthinschools.org/~/media/Presentations/2011%20Presenations/MASBHC_May19__Presentation%20CONVERTED.ashx