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Promoting Emotional Well-Being in Refugee Newcomer Families in Waterloo Region

Project Researchers Project Description The goals of the proposed study are to (1) deepen our understanding of family relationships and youth development in the context of Canadian resettlement and primary care, and (2) pilot new and innovative interventions that promote youth well-being through a focus on the family. The [...]

Promoting Emotional Well-Being in Refugee Newcomer Families in Waterloo Region2019-06-17T17:05:28-03:00

Loss and protracted family separation among refugee children and youth

Project Researchers Project Description There is a growing body of evidence on the impacts of forced migration and protracted refugee situations. Studies have documented that many refugee families, including youth and children, have experienced violence, wars, and persecution. Often, refugee families have to flee their homes on short notice and endure long [...]

Loss and protracted family separation among refugee children and youth2019-01-17T18:05:58-04:00

PTSD – Syrian Refugees

Project Researchers Project Description Mental health problems are common in refugees because of the extreme stress of being a refugee. Often there is severe disruption by exposure to war, other forms of violence, and loss of income and social status. There may be exposure to violence and extreme uncertainty in [...]

PTSD – Syrian Refugees2019-01-17T18:05:48-04:00

Well-Being and Learning: Processes of Resilience in Refugee Children

Project Researchers Project Description There are well established associations between children’s language, literacy and wellbeing in the general population. Several reasons for this overlap have been described. First it is likely that the areas of the brain that influence learning also influence emotion. Second, the relationship between learning and wellbeing [...]

Well-Being and Learning: Processes of Resilience in Refugee Children2019-01-17T18:05:39-04:00
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