Methodological Aspects Concerning the Psychoeducational Intervention in the Case of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children with Migrant Parents

  • Sandrina Mindu “Dunarea de Jos” University, Galati, Romania
Keywords: assisted resilience, socio-emotional skills, experiential approach, migrant parents


The dynamics of family structure modifications in Romania is quite intense, on the background of economic, political, moral instability which manifests at national level. The number of families where the parents are separated from the children because they left the country for work and where the role of the parents is filled by the extended family members (grandparents, aunts, uncles or other relatives) is larger from year to year. Under these circumstances, the family is challenged to identify new resources and find new strategies so as to maintain each member’s relational balance and emotional health. The present research aims as a general objective to highlight a possible methodological structure for psychoeducational intervention in the case of emotional and behavioral disorders of children whose parents left to work in European countries. The practical-applicative objective is to identify the ways in which, within the psychoeducational intervention program, the resilience of children and parents can be increased in the context of family structure modification. Integrating the family into a psychoeducational approach focused on increasing the resilience of its members to separation, developing socio-emotional skills, flexibility and autonomy may be a solution to minimize the negative effects on the psychological development of children that might occur in this context of family structure modification.


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How to Cite
Mindu, S. (2020). Methodological Aspects Concerning the Psychoeducational Intervention in the Case of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children with Migrant Parents. LUMEN Proceedings, 12, 227-239.