This webinar focuses on key aspects of mental health assessment strategies for unaccompanied minors in the United States (US). The webinar will introduce participants to a definition of assessment, provide an overview of best practices for cross-cultural assessment, and introduce participants to the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) as one measure of psychosocial wellbeing that can be implemented in multiple clinical settings.
1. Participants will learn how mental health assessment has been used in research to understand the complex psychosocial needs of unaccompanied minors.
2. Participants will learn about assessment strategies that can help identify complex mental health needs of unaccompanied minors.
3. Participants will learn how the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire can help identify symptoms of psychosocial distress as well as prosocial behavior that unaccompanied minors may experience.