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

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

A talk by Lisseth Rojas-Flores, Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy, School of Psychology, Fuller Theological Seminary

Friday, May 19, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
3340 Moore Hall




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 will discuss recommendations for clinical practice, research, and public policy on behalf of these vulnerable children.



Download file: Trauma-kb-32v.pdf

Sponsor(s): Center for the Study of International Migration

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