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Applying Trauma-Informed Practices to the Care of Refugee and Immigrant Youth: 10 Clinical Pearls

Department of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota, 717 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
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Children 2019, 6(8), 94; https://doi.org/10.3390/children6080094
Received: 23 July 2019 / Revised: 12 August 2019 / Accepted: 14 August 2019 / Published: 20 August 2019
Immigrant and refugee youth have higher rates of trauma than youth who are not transnational. While youth are incredibly resilient, trauma and toxic stress can result in poor health outcomes that persist throughout life. However, clinical interventions can promote resilience and decrease the negative impact of trauma. This article will review the principles of trauma-informed care and its application for the care of immigrant and refugee youth and their families by sharing concrete and feasible strategies for primary care providers and systems. View Full-Text
Keywords: youth; refugee; immigrant; trauma; health care youth; refugee; immigrant; trauma; health care
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Miller, K.K.; Brown, C.R.; Shramko, M.; Svetaz, M.V. Applying Trauma-Informed Practices to the Care of Refugee and Immigrant Youth: 10 Clinical Pearls. Children 2019, 6, 94.

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