Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center Patient Resources

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Publications

  • Ao T., Taylor E., Lankau E., Sivilli T.I., Blanton C., Shetty S., Lopes-Cardozo, B., Cochran, J., Ellis B.H., & Geltman, P. An investigation into suicides among Bhutanese refugees in the US: 2009-2012. Center for Disease Control. October 18, 2012.
  • Ellis, B. H., Miller, A., Abdi, S., Barrett, C., Blood, E. & Betancourt, T. S. (in press). Multi-tier mental health program for refugee youth.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.
  • Ellis, B.H., Miller, A, Baldwin, H., Abdi, S. (2011).  New directions in refugee youth mental health services: Overcoming barriers to engagement.  Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma, 4(1), 69-85.
  • Ellis, B. H., Fogler, J., Hansen, S., Forbes, P., Navalta, C. P. & Saxe, G. (2011). Trauma Systems Therapy: 15-month outcomes and the importance of effecting environmental change. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. doi: 10.1037/a0025192
  • Saxe, G., Ellis, B.H., Fogler, J. & Navalta, C.P. (2011). Innovations in Practice: Preliminary evidence for effective family engagement in treatment for child traumatic stress–trauma systems therapy approach to preventing dropout. Child and Adolescent Mental Health. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-3588.2011.00626.x
  • Ellis, B. H., Lincoln, A. K., Charney, M. E., Ford-Paz, R., Benson, M., & Strunin, L. (2010). Mental health service utilization of Somali adolescents: Religion, community, and school as gateways to healing. Transcultural Psychiatry47(5), 789-811. doi:10.1177/1363461510379933
  • Ellis, B., MacDonald, H., Klunk-Gillis, J., Lincoln, A., Strunin, L., & Cabral, H. (2010). Discrimination and mental health among Somali refugee adolescents: the role of acculturation and gender. The American Journal Of Orthopsychiatry, 80(4), 564-575. doi:10.1111/j.1939-0025.2010.01061.x
  • Ellis, B. H., Lincoln, A. K., MacDonald, H. Z. & Cabral, H. J.(2008).  Mental health of Somali adolescent refugees: The role of trauma, stress, and perceived discrimination.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76(2), 184–193. doi:10.1037/0022-006X.76.2.184
  • Geltman, P., Grant-Knight, W., Ellis, H., & Landgraf, J. (2008). The "lost boys" of Sudan: use of health services and functional health outcomes of unaccompanied refugee minors resettled in the U.S. Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health, 10(5), 389-396.
  • Murray, L. K., Cohen, J. A., Ellis, B., & Mannarino, A. (2008). Cognitive behavioral therapy for symptoms of trauma and traumatic grief in refugee youth. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 17(3), 585-604. doi:10.1016/j.chc.2008.02.003
  • Ellis, B., Kia-Keating, M., Yusuf, S., Lincoln, A., & Nur, A. (2007). Ethical research in refugee communities and the use of community participatory methods. Transcultural Psychiatry, 44(3), 459-481.
  • Kia-Keating, M., & Ellis, B. (2007). Belonging and connection to school in resettlement: young refugees, school belonging, and psychosocial adjustment. Clinical Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 12(1), 29-43.
  • Ellis, B. H., Lhewa, D., Charney, M., & Cabral, H. (2006).Screening for PTSD among Somali adolescent refugees: Psychometric properties of the UCLA PTSD Index.Journal of Traumatic Stress, 19, 547–551. Retrieved from http://www.istss.org/JournalofTraumaticStress/2691.html

Other resources

Listen to Dr. Heidi Ellis present on "Mental Health, Violence, and Resilience Among Young Somali Refugees: When Community Engagement is not a Method but an Answer" at the Judge Baker Child's Center, Child Mental Health Forum here.


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