Resources (Online)

Resources for cliniciansAAP Immigrant Child Health Toolkit
AAP Trauma Toolbox for Primary Care
AAP Enhancing Cultural Competence in Pediatric Medical Homes
AAP clinical report: Health and Mental Health Needs of Children in US Military Families
Canadian Pediatric Society: Caring for Kids New to Canada
CDC Refugee Health Guidelines
National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Refugee Trauma
National Immigration Law Center
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Refugee Resettlement
The Sphere Project
AAP policy statementsEarly Childhood Adversity, Toxic Stress, and the Role of the Pediatrician: Translating Developmental Science into Lifelong Health (2012)
Ensuring Culturally Effective Pediatric Care: Implications for Education and Health Policy (2004)37
Health Equity and Children’s Rights (2010)45
The Pediatrician’s Role in Community Pediatrics (2005)
Providing Care for Immigrant, Migrant, and Border Children (2013)25
Detention of Immigrant Children (2017)46
Legal contextGeneva Convention (1949)
UNCRC (1989)33 and accompanying Optional Protocol on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict (2000)47
United Nations Refugee Convention (1951) and Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees (1967)
Nongovernmental organizationsWorld Health Organization
International Organization for Migrations
Physicians for Human Rights
International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Save the Children
War Child
Child Rights Information Network
Human Rights Watch
Selected other resourcesAmerican Psychological Association: Resilience of Refugee Children After War (2011)
Education Cannot Wait48
Physicians for Human Rights: Introduction to Medical Neutrality
Save the Children: Stolen Futures: The Reintegration of Children Affected by Armed Conflict (2007)
UNHCR: Global Report (annual)
UNICEF: Uprooted: The Growing Crisis for Refugee and Migrant Children (2016)
Uppsala Conflict Data Program: Department of Peace and Conflict Research
  • CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, UNICEF, United Nations Children’s Fund.