The psychological impact of child separation at the US-Mexico border

Title:
The psychological impact of child separation at the US-Mexico border
Speaker:
Luis H. Zayas
Description:

How does psychological trauma affect children's developing brains? In this powerful talk, social worker Luis H. Zayas discusses his work with refugees and asylum-seeking families at the US-Mexico border. What emerges is a stunning analysis of the long-term impact of the US's controversial detention and child separation policies -- and practical steps for how the country can do better.

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Video Language:
English
Team:
TED
Project:
TEDTalks
Duration:
14:49