Fostering Resilience in our Immigrant Families & Communities: Strategies for Building Support Groups in the Face of Adversity
Source: National Latinx Psychological Association
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), Immigrant and Migrant Populations
Topics: Behavioral Health Organizational Guidance Docs, Culturally Specific Strengths and Resilience, Family, Peer Support, Trauma-informed
This handout offers ten recommendations with specific suggestions as to how organize support groups for immigrant families and communities. The underlying premise is that social support is especially important for immigrants to learn from each other and have their experiences validated by others in similar circumstances.