Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Psychological perspectives on the experiences of vulnerable migrants

October 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

FREE but booking is essential
Panel discussion lead by Prof Jamie Hacker Hughes and Prof William Yule

This event provides an opportunity to discuss the psychological issues affecting vulnerable migrants in various aspects of their lives.

It will explore the impact of cultural and language barriers as well as the effect of migration and their journey to the UK.

From when they are children in education to adults needing meaningful employment, psychologists can provide specialized support to help them adapt to their new home and address the trauma they experienced in the old and while on their way here.

Leading panel members Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes and Professor William Yule were both part of a project to improve psychologists’ knowledge and skills when assisting refugee, asylum seekers and other vulnerable migrants, Their work considers the human rights abuses faced in their places of origins, trafficking and other threats to their safety.

The panel will also be joined by Professor Rachel Tribe and Dr Ann Douglas

This event will be chaired by a Don Phillips, Chair of the York City of Sanctuary, who aim to provide advice and support to asylum seekers in need.

This is part of the Big City Read event run by Explore
Free but booking essential


October 17, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE but booking is essential
Event Category:


York Explore
01904 552828


York Explore Library
Library Square, Museum Street
York, YO1 7DS
+ Google Map
Scroll to Top