Edition 3

Nimisha Patel and Aruna Mahtani urge you to reconsider your research and practice

The politics of working with refugee survivors of torture
The plight of refugee people often results from structural inequalities and gross human rights violations, including genocide,...

Melinda Rees, Pennie Blackburn, Damon Lab and Jane Herlihy offer some advice

Working with asylum seekers in a clinical setting
To many mental health professionals, working with asylum seekers may appear to be a specialist area that requires particular expertise....

Rachel Tribe with issues for consideration, and some guidelines

Working with interpreters
You have been allocated a referral – Dr A, an asylum seeker from Ethiopia – and are due to see her at 11am tomorrow. You are told that an interpreter has been...

Adrian Webster and Mary Robertson look beyond the individual approach

Can community psychology meet the needs of refugees?
While there are many diverse approaches to mental health, services in England are predominantly organised around an individualised,...

Mala German and Kimberly Ehntholt on projects within schools and the community

Working with refugee children and families
There is much that psychologists from all disciplines can offer when working with refugee/asylum-seeking children and families (see Ehntholt &...