In the Literature: Exploring the mental health effects of political trauma with newly arrived refugees. Shannon PJ, Wieling E, McCleary JS, Becher E. Qual Health Res. 2015 Apr;25(4):443-57
Training: Global Mental Health: Trauma and Recovery Certificate Program
On-site learning: November 9-21, 2014, Orvieto, Italy
Web-based learning: December 2014-May 2015
In the Literature: Specific trauma subtypes improve the predictive validity of the Harvard Trauma Questionnaire in Iraqi refugees. Arnetz BB, Broadbridge CL, Jamil H, Lumley MA, Pole N, Barkho E, Fakhouri M, Talia YR, Arnetz JE. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Feb 19.
Resource: Country Condition Reports
Florida Center for Survivors of Torture and National Partnership for Community Training
Reports contain historical timelines, brief descriptions of common methods of torture, and synopses of current conditions and pertinent issues related to each country. Reports available for Somalia, Afghanistan, Burma, Bhutan, Colombia, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Haiti, Iraq, and Syria.
Resource: Center for Refugee Trauma and Resilience, Boston Children’s Hospital
New redesigned website contains many resources such as their Refugee Services Toolkit, prevention and intervention models, and a list of publications produced by the Center’s staff.
Resource: The Children’s Resilience Programme: Psychosocial Support In and Out of Schools
International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies & Save the Children
Resource toolkit focuses on supporting the psychosocial needs of children in crisis and post-crisis situations.
In the Literature: Supporting and Educating Traumatized Students: A Guide for School-Based Professionals
Editors: Rossen, E. and Hull, R. (2012) Oxford University Press
Provides practical, effective, and implementable strategies and resources for adapting and differentiating instruction, modifying the classroom and school environments, and building competency for students affected by trauma.
Event: Webinar: Developing Trauma-Informed Practices and Environments: Part II
Presented by: National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health
Audience: mental health practitioners, community organizations
Webinar builds on earlier webinar,”Developing Trauma-Informed Practices and Environments: First Steps for Programs”, to support programs and provide tools for implementing trauma-informed work into practice.
Sept 14, 2012, 2-3:30 pm CST