Understanding Refugee Trauma: For Child Welfare

Provides information about refugee trauma for those working in or with the child welfare system. This fact sheet gives definitions to describe those who migrate to the US; potentially traumatic events that could occur before, during, or after migration; involvement in the child welfare system; how notions of safety, permanency, and well-being are shaped by culture; factors that could potentially elevate the risk of child welfare involvement; special considerations for child sexual abuse; barriers to service access and engagement; and system considerations.
Published in 2019


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