Immigrant Students (Chapter 4 in Supporting and Educating Traumatized Students: A Guide for School-Based Professionals).
Morland, Lyn. Birman, Dina. Dunn, Burna L. Adkins, Myrna Ann. Gardner, Laura.
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This chapter offers a social ecological perspective on educating immigrant children who may be traumatized. Challenges faced by immigrant children, risk and protective factors for immigrant children, cultural considerations, and the use of a strength-based approach that recognizes student strengths are discussed. Strategies teachers can use to support students are then explained. 3 tables and 61 references.
Trauma; Resilience; Teachers; Risk factors; Children of immigrants; Strengths assessment; Cultural competency; Ecological factors