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Refugees are subject to a wide range of day-to-day stressors, and many will have been exposed to potentially traumatic events. In this podcast Ruth Wells talks to Raj Persaud about her experiences working with Syrian refugees in Jordan, and discusses how mental health professionals can best address their psychosocial needs.
Date published: 16 June 2016
Presenter: Dr Raj
Audio running time: 30 minutes
By the end of this podcast, we hope you will have
gained an understanding of:
the types of environmental and psychosocial
stressors that refugees may experience day-to-day
how becoming a refugee can impact on a
person's sense of identity and their role within the
some of the cultural and attitudinal
factors that should be taken into account when working with
refugees and wider communities
how community interventions can be used to
improve the lives of refugees.
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