Adolescent and Young Refugee Perspectives on Psychosocial Well-being

By Jaya Earnest.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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The main aims of this research were to examine how adolescent refugee children perceive the process of migration, resettlement and acculturation, acquire language skills and form emerging identities.

Keywords: Adolescent Refugee Children, Resettlement and Acculturation, Psychosocial Well-being, Identity Formation

International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 3, Issue 5, pp.79-86. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.832MB).

Dr Jaya Earnest

Dr Jaya Earnest has more than seventeen years experience working in universities and schools in India, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, East Timor and Australia as a teacher, teacher educator, school principal and researcher. Jaya was educated in India and England and in 2003 completed her PhD at Curtin University where she is currently a Lecturer at the Centre for International Health and in the Research Unit for the Study of Societies in Change. She is involved in research projects in India and East Timor. As part of her research, she uses multiple research methods, within an interpretative participatory framework using case study methodology. Dr Earnest's research has strong international, developing world and cross-cultural links. Dr Earnest currently teaches postgraduate courses in international health and human rights in education and undergraduate development studies. She involves students in strategies that encourage collaboration, active learning and critical thinking.


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