Considerations for facilitating refugee acculturation through groups
Leadership and Counseling
Journal for Specialists in Group Work
© 2020 ASGW. Globally, there are 70.8 million forcibly displaced people made up of 41.3 million internally displaced, 25.9 million refugees, and 3.5 million asylum seekers. Refugees have significant mental health needs and face multiple barriers to obtaining adequate mental health care. The acculturation process can complicate and exacerbate mental health symptoms. In this article, the authors discuss relevant cultural factors and present possible group interventions to address acculturation with refugee groups.
Link to Published Version
Atiyeh, S., Choudhuri, D. D., & Dari, T. (2020). Considerations for facilitating refugee acculturation through groups. The Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 45(4), 353–366. https://doi.org/10.1080/01933922.2020.1800879