Staff training, local referrals, and other processes need to be in place before implementing refugee mental health screening. Continue the dialogue from the RHTAC May 23, 2012 webinar, Refugee Mental Health Screening: Operationalizing the RHS-15, presented by Beth Farmer, MSW and Sasha Verbillis-Kolp, MSW.
What are the biggest barriers to offering mental health services to refugees in your community? What would it take to overcome those barriers? What strengths currently exist in your community that you can leverage? Leave your comments below.