Cultural Psychology, Social Psychology

Between protection and exclusion: Separated child migrants’ care relationships and caring practices

Check out this video to hear Sarah Crafter talk about the new funded project on child migrants.

Cultural Psychology, Social Psychology

Funding for Child Migrant Research

Dr Sarah Crafter from the Open University has been awarded just under £1 million from the ESRC to undertake a research project on the care of separated child migrants. Dr Crafter, who has been at the Open University since 2017 is a cultural-development psychology interested in how the experience of migration might impact on children… Continue reading Funding for Child Migrant Research

Psychology, Social Psychology

Migrant kids: Sarah Crafter conference presentation

Professor Gail Kinman has written a  conference review piece for The Psychologist about the recent presentation Sarah Crafter gave at the BPS Annual Conference. We are experiencing an unprecedented migration crisis, with many millions of people leaving their homes to seek refuge from violent conflicts, natural disasters and human rights violations. Even when they arrive… Continue reading Migrant kids: Sarah Crafter conference presentation

Counselling, Psychology, Social Psychology

Children’s language brokering across places and spaces

By Sarah Crafter, first published as part of the Year of #Mygration OU series. "Samir was 13 years old when I first met him. He had arrived in the UK from Afghanistan some years earlier. He was reluctant to talk in class about his home language, as some of the other pupils would call him a… Continue reading Children’s language brokering across places and spaces