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Moving Beyond Trauma: Child Migrants and Refugees in the United States

This report describes and presents the demographics of immigrant and refugee children who will enter the United States in 2016, including: numbers of children, countries of origin, legal designations, threats to well-being before and after immigration with regard to family stability, health, schooling, and economic security. Includes a list of public resources available to child migrants and policy and practice recommendations. Useful to those in the OST field who want to better understand and be able to aid this population of children.  This resource supports resilience.   

Related Topics: 
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Publisher: 
Child Trends
Author: 
David Murphey, Ph.D.
Resource Type: 
Length: 
23 pages
Publication Date: 
2016