Get a handle on understanding the effect of traumatic stress on children who have been displaced and relocated by force in this free webinar, Traumatic Stress Among Refugee Children and Youth, set for noon to 1:30 pm, Wednesday, June 21.
Presented by Switchboard, the US hub for resettlement service providers, the three-part webinar will explore how stress can disrupt the daily lives of children, complicate their adjustment to their new home, and interfere with their ability to make friends with other kids.
These webinars are intended for direct service staff, including case workers, medical case workers, mental health professionals, educators, and other child- and youth-serving professionals who work with newcomer children and families.
- Describe traumatic stress, resilience, and attachment in refugee children
- Identify common trauma-related reactions and behaviors in children of different ages and developmental stages
- Summarize key approaches to support refugee children and help them to thrive in their new homes
To register, visit Traumatic Stress Among Refugee Children and Youth Webinar Series