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Supporting the Supporters of Unaccompanied Migrant Youth: Designing for Social-ecological Resilience [article]

Franziska Tachtler, Toni Michel, Petr Slovák, Geraldine Fitzpatrick
2020 pre-print
This suggests the relevance of a social-ecological model of resilience with a focus on designing technology to support the mentors in order to help them better support the youth.  ...  This paper presents the results of interviews with 18 professional/ volunteer support workers and 5 unaccompanied migrant youths, followed by three design workshops.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 722561.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3313831.3376458 arXiv:2003.04799v1 fatcat:dkrcmrynifafnikxmgyzzdxzvq

Toward a Multisystemic Resilience Framework for Migrant Youth [chapter]

Qiaobing Wu, Ying Ou
2021 Multisystemic Resilience  
Considering that this process is influenced by various factors embedded in multiple systems, the authors propose a Multisystemic Resilience Framework for migrant youth that uses the photosynthesis of green  ...  This chapter proposes an integrative framework to understand the resilience of youth in the context of migration.  ...  In other words, the protective function of one social domain (e.g., family) for the adaptation and well-being of migrant youth relies on the resourcefulness and support of another domain (e.g., community  ... 
doi:10.1093/oso/9780190095888.003.0021 fatcat:lgzpxxwsk5e4zftvodqo56pk64

Integration of unaccompanied migrant youth in the United States: a call for research

Jodi Berger Cardoso, Kalina Brabeck, Dennis Stinchcomb, Lauren Heidbrink, Olga Acosta Price, Óscar F. Gil-García, Thomas M. Crea, Luis H. Zayas
2017 Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies  
inform best practices in support of unaccompanied youth.  ...  During that same period, ORR placed over 123,000 unaccompanied migrant youth-predominantly from Central America-with a parent or other adult sponsor residing in the US.  ...  Acknowledgements This manuscript is a product of inter-disciplinary collaborations originating from the 'Undocumented, Unaccompanied, and Citizen: Charting Research Directions for Children of Immigration  ... 
doi:10.1080/1369183x.2017.1404261 pmid:30766444 pmcid:PMC6370325 fatcat:ffch52hykfaj7mwuvpfqrltsmq

Mentoring for Improving the Self-Esteem, Resilience, and Hope of Unaccompanied Migrant Youth in the Barcelona Metropolitan Area

Xavier Alarcón, Magdalena Bobowik, Òscar Prieto-Flores
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The social and political implications of these outcomes are also discussed, providing information on how interventions can offer effective networks of support for the settlement and social inclusion of  ...  unaccompanied migrant youths.  ...  Acknowledgments: This study is part of the Project RECERCAIXA2017UdG, Applying Mentoring: Social and technological innovations for the social inclusion of immigrants and refugees, funded by the RecerCaixa  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18105210 pmid:34068880 fatcat:fnq4zvtepvbdhe7lfj2wznebxu

Unaccompanied Migrant Youth and Mental Health Technologies: A Social-Ecological Approach to Understanding and Designing

Franziska Tachtler, Reem Talhouk, Toni Michel, Petr Slovak, Geraldine Fitzpatrick
2021 Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems  
However, unaccompanied migrant youth (UMY) still struggle in accessing appropriate mental health resources in spite of their high need for mental health support.  ...  Through co-design workshops, and using the lens of the socialecological model of resilience, we explored the social-ecological factors that support or hinder UMY's use of mental health apps as resources  ...  INTRODUCTION Unaccompanied migrant youth (UMY)-young asylum seekers and refugees who arrive to the European Union (EU) without adult relatives-are at increased mental health risk [30, 40, 41] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/3411764.3445470 fatcat:y6c3l3lmvzbwvddjklt2nukome

Resettlement experiences and resilience in refugee youth in Perth, Western Australia

Jaya Earnest, Ruth Mansi, Sara Bayati, Joel Anthony Earnest, Sandra C Thompson
2015 BMC Research Notes  
Although faced with immense difficulties refugee youth are resilient, want to succeed and have aspirations for the future.  ...  Results: Themes documented that language and its impact, and experience with education, health, and social activities, support structures provided to youth and supporting future aspirations as critical  ...  Lesley Firth of the Intensive English Centre for facilitating access to the refugee youth. Finally, we thank our wonderful participants for giving of their time and sharing their thoughts with us.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13104-015-1208-7 pmid:26054946 pmcid:PMC4467668 fatcat:2hd3262n5nhppg2d5r62drq6nm

Health and Well-Being of Immigrant Children and Youth

Cherylynn Bassani
2012 International Journal of Population Research  
Last but not least, she would like to thank the staff at Inala Child Youth and Family Health for their enthusiasm, dedication, and support.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors wish to thank parents, adolescents, teachers, and the Migrant Resource Centre of South Australia. Our research assistants included Mr. Ben Stewart, Ms.  ...  research designs as well as instruments that emphasise more on the family and social domains of resilience may enable future researchers to identify resilience as a predictor of mental illness in young  ... 
doi:10.1155/2012/894945 fatcat:tbwp2f2movg4xbgtddfaashsq4

Interventions Supporting the Social Integration of Refugee Children and Youth in School Communities: A Review of the Literature

Andrew D. Reynolds, Rachel Bacon
2018 Advances in Social Work  
These findings are presented drawing from theoretical frameworks of ecological systems, social capital, segmented assimilation, resilience, and trauma, and describe how such theories may be used to inform  ...  for the mainstream and developing new programs in the cultural framework of their students.  ...  Five theories are reviewed: ecological systems, social capital, segmented assimilation, resilience, and theories of trauma.  ... 
doi:10.18060/21664 fatcat:gwqbtlncubhdzhnll6cuu7leba

Syrian Refugee Youth Resettled in Norway: Mechanisms of Resilience Influencing Health-Related Quality of Life and Mental Distress

Cecilie Dangmann, Øivind Solberg, Anne Kjersti Myhrene Steffenak, Sevald Høye, Per Normann Andersen
2021 Frontiers in Public Health  
The importance of resilience factors in the positive adaptation of refugee youth is widely recognised. However, their actual mechanism of impact remains under-researched.  ...  Additionally, reducing current stress and providing treatment for those in need could enable recovery and increase the efficacy of resilience factors already present.  ...  The resilience scores were skewed towards the positive end of the scale, and means were similar to Syrian and Jordanian youth in Jordan (22) but much higher than for example a group of Eritrean unaccompanied  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpubh.2021.711451 pmid:34631646 pmcid:PMC8494783 fatcat:hn47pdzndfcibjt5yevhxjfzte

Parental Incarceration, Transnational Migration, and Military Deployment: Family Process Mechanisms of Youth Adjustment to Temporary Parent Absence

Aubrey J. Rodriguez, Gayla Margolin
2014 Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review  
, it appeared that a portion of the sample also included migrants with additional reasons for migration, e.g., refugees or asylum seekers.  ...  The first author conducted a search of the PsycINFO, ERIC, Pro-Quest Research Library, Social Services Abstracts, Sociological Abstracts, Google Scholar, PubMed, and Medline databases to locate peer-reviewed  ...  The included studies evidenced some marked differences in design across separation type; for example, the majority of included incarceration studies (12 of 20) focused on absent mothers, studies of migrant  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10567-014-0176-0 pmid:25304163 pmcid:PMC4485459 fatcat:jwpbxbuq45e2rpphpj52lnwi6a

MANAGERIAL MODELS OF YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN A RUSSIAN REGION: THE CASE OF THE SVERDLOVSK REGION

Galina V. Talalaeva, Maria V. Pevnaya
2020 Tyumen State University Herald Social Economic and Law Research  
The third model of governance is designated as a paternalistic model.  ...  the social activity of youth, due to the specifics of the activities of municipalities, whose employees have different length of service and practical experience in municipal service.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This report would not have been possible without the essential and varied contributions of many individuals, organizations and institutions around the world.  ... 
doi:10.21684/2411-7897-2020-6-3-8-28 fatcat:em7jbqqxpff7jfrrhsm6tljari

Globalisation and youth: Restructuring identity formation and religiosity [chapter]

Anita Cloete, Stellenbosch University
2020 Reconceiving Reproductive Health: Theological and Christian Ethical Reflections  
For this purpose, the International Association for Mission Studies' study group for children, youth and families, from different parts of the world, decided to describe the influence of powers, inequalities  ...  Thus, the purpose of this book is to address the sometimes unintended and unnoticed influence of globalisation on the mission of the church, with a specific focus on children, youth and family.  ...  It will encourage and enrich both the practice of missions and youth ministry, as well as contribute to the classroom environment for these different disciplines.  ... 
doi:10.4102/aosis.2020.bk229.03 fatcat:z3wby7py65bcbmfr4oyyiwabm4

Longing to belong: Social inclusion and wellbeing among youth with refugee backgrounds in the first three years in Melbourne, Australia

Ignacio Correa-Velez, Sandra M. Gifford, Adrian G. Barnett
2010 Social Science and Medicine  
The findings reported here are drawn from the Good Starts Study, a longitudinal investigation of settlement and wellbeing among refugee youth.  ...  For young people with refugee backgrounds, establishing a sense of belonging to their family and community, and to their country of resettlement is essential for wellbeing.  ...  This in turn provides a compelling argument for developing more innovative and flexible strategies for participation in education and employment, and for actively involving these youth in the design, development  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.07.018 pmid:20822841 fatcat:atvlx5z5sraolbyiwtogoqihue

Charting Directions for Research on Immigrant Children Affected by Undocumented Status

Luis H. Zayas, Kalina M. Brabeck, Laurie Cook Heffron, Joanna Dreby, Esther J. Calzada, J. Rubén Parra-Cardona, Alan J. Dettlaff, Lauren Heidbrink, Krista M. Perreira, Hirokazu Yoshikawa
2017 Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences  
Despite the recent demographic growth of these youth, scholarship on their strengths and challenges is under-theorized and isolated within specific disciplines.  ...  Three groups of children from Mexico and Central America are vulnerable to effects of US immigration policies: 1) foreign-born children who entered the US with undocumented immigrant parents; 2) unaccompanied  ...  Acknowledgments The "Undocumented, Unaccompanied, & Citizen: Charting Research Directions for Children of Immigration" conference was chaired by Luis H. Zayas  ... 
doi:10.1177/0739986317722971 pmid:30220782 pmcid:PMC6136444 fatcat:ajbmyrnizjgkbon7tkygdrbg7m

Unaccompanied Children Migrating from Central America: Public Health Implications for Violence Prevention and Intervention

Lianne Fuino Estefan, Katie A. Ports, Tracy Hipp
2017 Current Trauma Reports  
Summary-This paper provides an overview of the violence experienced by unaccompanied children along their migration journey, the implications of violence and trauma for the health and well-being of the  ...  Purpose of Review-Unaccompanied children (UC) migrating to the USA from the Central American countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras are an underserved population at high risk for health, academic  ...  Taken together, there is a need for prevention and intervention strategies that address the unique needs of UC and their caregivers at all levels of the social ecology.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40719-017-0082-2 pmid:29456924 pmcid:PMC5812021 fatcat:vr3kkni52ba2hpu4dl6ybukmpy
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