Psychological and Learning Problems of Immigrant Children From the Former Soviet Union
Publication Date: January 1993
Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 70:1
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Psychology; Immigration; Education
Coverage: United States
There are characteristic patterns of psychological and learning problems in immigrant children from the former Soviet Union. The breakdown of traditional support systems, as well as erroneous school placement, contributes to these problems. Fortunately, the use of proper diagnostic procedures, culturally sensitive counseling, and group activities for adolescents can alleviate even the most serious psychological and learning problems.