A newly-published book has a chapter in it which has been written by COST Action members.
The book is called: Psychosocial Resilience and Risk in the Perinatal Period Implications and Guidance for Professionals.
The chapter is: Asylum seekers and refugees. A cross European perspective Marie-Clare Balaam, Mel Cooper, Dineke Korfker and Charles Savona-Ventura.
A bit about the book:
Edited by Gill Thomson, University of Central Lancashire, UK and Virginia Schmied, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Drawing on psychosocial perspectives, this book considers the underlying risk factors that create situations of vulnerability and marginalisation for mothers, from their baby‘s conception up to a year after birth. It identifies the protective factors – whether at an individual, family, community or service level – that can mitigate against adverse outcomes and it highlights promising evidence-based interventions. With its focus on social and cultural diversity as well as complex needs, this is an excellent overview for students and practitioners alike, featuring the latest research findings, illustrations of exemplary care, and emphasis on implications for practice.