A School-Based Mental Health Service for Refugee Children

  title={A School-Based Mental Health Service for Refugee Children},
  author={B. O’shea and M. Hodes and G. Down and J. Bramley},
  journal={Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry},
  pages={189 - 201}
This article describes a school-based mental health service established to help psychologically distressed refugee pupils. The primary school involved was situated in an inner London borough and had a high proportion of refugee and immigrant children. Teachers identified refugee pupils with psychological difficulties and referred them to an outreach mental health worker who provided treatment on the school site. In addition to clinical interview the strengths and difficulties questionnaire was… Expand
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