Title

Refugee Mental Health

Document Type

Presentation

Presentation Date

1-3-2019

Comments

Presentation: 48:13

Abstract

Outline

Epidemiology and background

Mental health in refugee populations

  • Unique risk factors
  • Post-migration stress

Mental health and the initial domestic medical examination

Triaging mental health concerns

Points of improvement

Local community resources

Learning Objectives

  • Distinguish refugee from migrant and explain why the difference is important
  • Understand basic refugee epidemiology
  • Discuss how refugee mental health differs from mental health in the general populations
  • Give concrete examples of trauma-informed care
  • Review our job as primary care health care providers for refugees

Language

English

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