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 Benjamin H. Ellis},
  journal={Clinical child psychology and psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 1},
  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… CONTINUE READING

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