Trauma and Psychological Distress among Latino Children of Unauthorized Parents Facing Deportation

May 19, 2017. Lisseth Rojas-Flores, Fuller Theological Seminary.

Pocast of a lecture by Lisseth Rojas-Flores, Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy, School of Psychology, Fuller Theological Seminary.

Forced parent–child separation and parental loss are potentially traumatic events (PTEs) with adverse effects on children’s mental health.  This presentation focuses on U.S.-born Latino children’s mental health, including PTSD and psychological distress, following parental detention or deportation. Dr. Rojas-Flores discusses recommendations for clinical practice, research, and public policy on behalf of these vulnerable children.

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Duration: 01:24:45