Belonging and Connection to School in Resettlement: Young Refugees, School Belonging, and Psychosocial Adjustment

@article{KiaKeating2007BelongingAC,
  title={Belonging and Connection to School in Resettlement: Young Refugees, School Belonging, and Psychosocial Adjustment},
  author={Maryam Kia-Keating and B. H. Ellis},
  journal={Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={12},
  pages={29 - 43}
}
Schools are one of the first and most influential service systems for young refugees. There is a burgeoning interest in developing school-based refugee mental health services, in part to reduce stigma and increase treatment access for this population. Despite the relevance of gaining a better understanding of how refugee students experience schools in resettlement and how this relates to psychosocial adjustment, belonging and connection to school have not been previously investigated among a… Expand
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