Part I. Working with traumatised refugees: views from the North -- Part II. Human rights perspectives -- Part III. Care -- Part IV. When care is not enough -- Part V. Children and families in exile -- Part VI. Working with asylum seekers and undocumented migrants -- Part VII. Public mental health: meaning-making in therapy and in care
The Nordic welfare societies have been described as 'beacons of light' in work with refugees, with their emphasis on egalitarian and extensive benefit levels, wealth redistribution, promotion of gender equality and maximisation of labour force participation. Members of the population benefit from free education, universal healthcare and public services that provide an elaborate social safety net. The conditions seem favourable for refugees exposed to severely traumatic events in countries of .