Title

Refugees and the Barriers in Resettlement

Date

5-26-2016 2:45 PM

End Time

26-5-2016 3:00 PM

Location

WUC Santiam Room

Department

Deaf Studies and Professional Studies

Session Chair

Michael Olivier

Session Title

Topics in American Sign Language, Interpreting, Deaf Education, and Mental Health

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Denise Thew Hackett

Abstract

This presentation will focus on refugees from the Middle East and the historical, political, sociological, and the economic barriers and how that may impact receiving vocational rehabilitation services as well as mental health counseling. Another focus will be how gender roles, attitudes, acculturation, and racism affect this population after resettlement and how to provide solutions to better serve this population.

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May 26th, 2:45 PM May 26th, 3:00 PM

Refugees and the Barriers in Resettlement

WUC Santiam Room

This presentation will focus on refugees from the Middle East and the historical, political, sociological, and the economic barriers and how that may impact receiving vocational rehabilitation services as well as mental health counseling. Another focus will be how gender roles, attitudes, acculturation, and racism affect this population after resettlement and how to provide solutions to better serve this population.