USCRI: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants

Working with Refugee and Immigrant Children

The unique developmental characteristics of children call for relational and interviewing techniques that differ from those used by professionals working with adults.  Immigrant children, having come from a completely different cultural background, require an even more specialized set of skills.
Working with Children Traumatized by Homicide:Assessing and Interviewing the Child Co-Victim
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:Interviewing Immigrant Children About Maltreatment
National Conference of State Legislatures:Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors
Congressional Research Service:Unaccompanied Alien Children
The Child Trauma Academy:Helping Traumatized Children
National Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention:Mental Health and Development

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