The many hues of resiliency: Exploring the different interventions that make up STARTTS integrated approach to assist young refugees settling in NSW, Australia overcome the effects of refugee trauma

The many hues of resiliency: Exploring the different interventions that make up STARTTS integrated approach to assist young refugees settling in NSW, Australia overcome the effects of refugee trauma

2020-08-01 00:00:00 18m

This paper describes and explores several of the main interventions that articulate STARTTS integrated approach to assist refugee children and young people, how they complement each other and how the agency attempts to achieve the best fit between presentations and interventions.

The various programs covered include school based programs such as the “Settling in” and LINCS programs, individual and group expressive therapy approaches, structured group programs such as Capoeira Angola and Drum Beat, specifically designed programs such as “Jungle Tracks” and STARTTS holiday camp program, individual and family counselling approaches and applied neuroscience interventions such as Neurofeedback therapy and Fast For Word.

The paper also explores the issues involved in deciding the appropriateness of each program for individual young people and in evaluating the effectiveness of the programs. Where appropriate and available, the results of evaluations conducted will be presented.

Speakers: Jorge Aroche
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