Identifying the Settlement Needs of Newcomer Children

Module 2 of Newcomer Series | taught by Judith Colbert, PHD

Course description

Settlement is a process of transition that includes three phases. It begins with a change and ends with a new beginning. Between these two is a second phase of settlement that can be described as a period of confusion and uncertainty when people are adjusting to their new society. During this period, everyone involved in settlement has distinctive needs. In this module we will explore these needs in general and look more closely at the specific needs of the newcomer children.

Judith Colbert, PHD
Judith Colbert, PHD
Author, Consultant
Judith is a writer, researcher & training specialist. As a Canadian consultant with an international perspective, her goal is to build bridges between research & practice, mainstream & newcomer experiences.Much of her work focuses on care for young immigrants & refugees. She is particularly interested in the development of appropriate standards for the delivery of quality care for newcomer populations & in the relationship between the settlement of young children & their successful transition to kindergarten.


Author of

Welcoming Newcomer Children

Child Health Across Cultures

Reviews (1)

Excellent!

by Deborah Boyles
I really enjoyed this course and having had lots of children that came here from other countries in my classroom I found it very helpful.

Excellent!

by Deborah Boyles
I really enjoyed this course and having had lots of children that came here from other countries in my classroom I found it very helpful.
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