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Effect of Perceived Discrimination on Depressive Symptoms in 1st- and 2nd-Generation Afghan-Americans

Author(s): Qais ALEMI ; Hafifa SIDDIQ ; Kelly BAEK ; Hoda SANA ; Carl STEMPEL ; Nahid AZIZ ; Susanne MONTGOMERY



While it is well established that Afghan refugees are disproportionately affected by mental health problems, limited evidence exists concerning the psychosocial needs of their children who are transitioning to adulthood in the United States; that is, of 1st- and 2nd-generation Afghan-Americans.

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Facts About Millennials

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Reflections about Person-Centered Trauma-Informed Workshop that I Gave in Atlanta Last Week

This past week I gave a two-day workshop for JF&CS in Atlanta, GA, focused on Person-Centered Trauma-Informed Care. The workshop included a presentation to clinical staff, an agency-wide presentation to administrative staff and all those who come in contact with the service consumers, such as receptionists, drivers, and all other staff members, a supervision session with the team who works specifically with Holocaust survivors, a meeting with the “Second Generation” (adult children of Holocaust survivors), and a “Train the Trainer” presentation to professionals who lead teams in other social service agencies in the community. 433 more words

Children of immigrants: How are they changing the face of Canada?

A version of this piece was first published on the Wellesley Institute blog on November 7, 2017, and can be accessed here.

Statistics Canada recently released a series of reports analyzing key results from the 2016 Census, including figures on  557 more words


Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed Care: Workshop in Atlanta, GA, November 6-7, 2017

On November 6th  and 7th I will be presenting a workshop at the Jewish Family and Children Services in Atlanta, GA. The training will take place at the JF & CS offices on 4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338. 406 more words

Summaries of Lecture Series for Children of Holocaust Survivors: “Our Parents, Ourselves, Our Changing Lives”

The document available at this link holds a collection of summaries of a lecture series entitled “Our Parents, Ourselves, Our Changing Lives” for children of Holocaust survivors. 234 more words

Access to the means of cultural production

Participatory art depends on many things, including some that it is easy, in more affluent parts of the world, to take for granted. Music Fund… 171 more words

A Restless Art