Author Archive

Assessing age or assessing need – a literature review of age assessment of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children. Bachelor thesis autumn 2010

Assessing age or assessing need – a literature review of age assessment of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children. Bachelor thesis autumn 2010 please read here

Reception of refugee children in the Nordic countries- national reports

Please read the Icelandic report here

Please read the Danish report here

Please read the Norwegian report here

Please read the Swedish report here

Gothenburg Meeting December 2-3, 2010. Theme: Unaccompanied minors

Location: The Nordic School of Public Health, Nya Varvet, Gothenburg, Lecture room: ISLAND

- Notes from the meeting taken by secretary Cajsa Malmström.

- Emad Al-Rozzi’s presentation: ”Care in Transition for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children at Care Centers in Norway: Basic Reflections”.

- Maria Brendler –Lindqvist’s presentation: ”Assessing age or assessing needs –age assessment of unaccompanied refugee children in medical literature”.

- Sofie Haug Changezi’s presentaion: ”Unaccompanied refugee youth resettling: The challenges on entering Norwegian secondary school”.

- Heaven Crawley’s presentation ”When is a child not a child? Asylum, age disputes and the process of age assessment”.

- Ravi Kohli’s presentation: ”Safety, belonging and success in the lives of unaccompanied asylum seeking children”.

- Karoline B. Seglem’s presentation: ”Unaccompanied minors after resettlement: Reconstruction of social network and social support”.

- Marianne Vervliet’s presentation: ”Afghan unaccompanied refugee minors in Belgium. Expectations, agency and psychosocial wellbeing”.

- Charles Watters’ presentation: ”Unaccompanied Minors: International Challenges, Local Solutions”.

Contact persons:
anders.hjern@chess.su.se

henry.ascher@nhv.se

Program for the meeting, please read here new version November 29

Network Meeting Copenhagen 3-4 June 2010, Theme: Longitudinal Studies on Refugee Children

Long-term adaptation of refugee children in Sweden; A 15-25 year follow-up

Please read Anders Hjern’s presentation

Children or asylum children in Norway and Denmark in discourse, politics and practices

Please read Kathrine Vitus

Follow-up studies of refugee children – A literature review

Please read Follow-up studies 2010 Edith Montgomery

Please read Cécile Rousseau’s notes from Copenhagen meeting
Notes from the meeting in Copenhagen on 3 -4 June 2010: Themes Follow-up studies

Migration and Public Health Anders Hjern
English translation of chapter from Swedish National Public Health Report 2009. Published by the National Board of Health and Welfare.

 

 

For a Swedish version: see http://www.socialstyrelsen.se/publikationer2009/2009-126-71 (chapter 13)