Screening and assessing immigrant and refugee youth in school-based mental health programs

2008Dina Birman, Wing Yi Chan

According to the (2000) Census, 1 of every 5 children in the United States is a child of immigrants  either a child who is an immigrant or has at least one immigrant parent. While most children who experience mental health problems have limited access to help, children who have migrated to this country, especially under difficult circumstances, face particular challenges.

Key wordsasylum seekers / children / immigration / mental health / refugee health