Group Services | Acculturation Group
The purpose of this group is to help refugees and immigrants acquire the information and skills necessary to gradually adapt to a new society and culture.
Second, it helps refugees to incorporate elements of American culture into their own systems of values and beliefs.
The third purpose of this group is to decrease the culture shock and depression that refugees and immigrants experience and describe, including the feelings of confusion, stress, and disorientation that occur when entering an unfamiliar culture.
In summary, the purpose of this group is to increase the participants’ self-esteem and decrease their culture shock.