Aala El-Khani

What it's like to be a parent in a war zone

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How do parents protect their children and help them feel secure again when their homes are ripped apart by war? In this warm-hearted talk, psychologist Aala El-Khani shares her work supporting — and learning from — refugee families affected by the civil war in Syria. She asks: How can we help these loving parents give their kids the warm, secure parenting they most need?

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Aala El-Khani · Humanitarian psychologist

Aala El-Khani explores the needs of families affected by war and displacement and the mental health of children who have experienced armed conflict.

Aala El-Khani explores the needs of families affected by war and displacement and the mental health of children who have experienced armed conflict.