Practicalities of Providing Volunteer Services for Youth Refugees or Asylum Seekers
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 10, Number 2&3, March 2019
Suzan Song, MD, PhD
Director, Division of Child/Adolescent & Family Psychiatry; Associate Professor, George Washington University Medical Center. Human rights advocate in program development, scholarship, and mentoring of residents’ projects in GWU’s Global Mental Health Track
Dr. Song has disclosed that she has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
We hear of many children and adolescents who are refugees, most seeking asylum. There are calls for professionals to meet the needs of these people. How hard is it to do this—to take time off from regular practice to work in a different setting? It’s easier than you might think.