Boston Children’s Hospital Center for Refugee Trauma & Resilience created this web-based toolkit to help service providers understand the experience of refugee children and families, identify their mental health needs, and ensure they are connected with the most appropriate available interventions.
Category Archives: Mental Health Tools
Webinar: Suicide Among Refugees
This RHTAC webinar examines the risk factors for suicide among refugees, and strategies for prevention.
Webinar: Promoting Successful Adjustment for Refugee Youth
This webinar discusses the risk and protective processes most critical to refugee youth adjustment, provides effective family strengthening models that promote positive youth adjustment, and discusses the latest research on mentoring for refugee youth.
Refugee Health Screener-15
The Refugee Health Screener-15 (RHS-15) is a tool developed by Pathways to Wellness to sensitively detect the range of emotional distress common across refugee groups. The RHS-15 Packet provides instructions for using the tool in various settings.
Webinar Series: Introducing and Operationalizing the RHS-15
Part 1 of this series introduces the Refugee Health Screener-15 and provides tools and strategies for using this mental health screening tool in various settings. In Part 2, clinical considerations and site-specific decisions are used to discuss how the RHS-15 may be integrated into communities throughout the U.S.
Webinar: Refugee Mental Health
This webinar covers the mental health needs of refugees in primary care settings as well as best practices and resources to address these needs.
Mental Health Services Locator
Developed by SAMHSA. Select your state or type in your zip code to get listings of service providers.
Torture Treatment Centers
Torture Treatment Centers provide a range of services and support to survivors of torture.
Florida Center for Survivors of Torture
FCST serves survivors of political and state-sponsored torture living in Tampa Bay and Miami-Dade through an intensive case management and strength-based, client-centered model.