Somali Youth Experience
Decorative Image: Text Box: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and NIH Fogarty International Center grant 1 R21 MH70261-01, PI Ellis: Stigma and PTSD in refugee adolescents
My path first crossed with the Somali community in Boston about a decade ago when I was working as an intern. .
-non voluntary referrals
-not able to engage in the tasks of childhood and society
-humbling experience – armed with cutting edge knowledge about trauma tx and irrelevant to this community and these youth
--PD, NIMH to for study understanding more about their adjustment