Cruzando Fronteras: Addressing Trauma and Grief in Children Impacted by the Violence in the US-Mexico Border
The focus of paper is to provide an overview of the Cruzando Fronteras project. The aim of the project was to provide assistance to school-age children who have been impacted by the violence in the US-Mexico Border. The target population for this project was130 children grades 4th and 5th from a southwestern United States elementary school. Children participated in an 8-week program that combined elements of social emotional learning (SEL) and narrative therapy. A detailed description of the program will be provided. Lessons learned and recommendations for future implementations will be also addressed.
Copyright (c) 2016 Ivelisse Torres Fernandez, Gilda Olivia Rios, Ana Laura James, Angelic Martinez, Azucena Bravo
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