Establishing community characteristics contributing to the psychosocial health of refugee and asylum seeking populations with a disability
About the Project
This study is a pilot exploratory study to ascertain the perspectives that Queensland Program of Assistance for Survivors of Torture and Trauma (QPASTT). The study aims to identify the physical and social environmental characteristics that promote belonging for refugee and asylum seeking populations with a disability. It will also look at the perspectives from refugee and asylum seeking populations in relation to health services considerations and environments factors contributing to better outcomes.
The research team is current collecting data from the community. Data analysis and then publication of findings and recommendations will be released mid-year 2019.
It is expected that this and subsequent work will result in an environmental framework that informs the practice of health and social service organisations working with refugee and asylum seeking populations with a disability.
It is expected that this pilot data can support applications for further funding.
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