Saida Abdi

Saida Abdi
Assistant Professor, Social of Social Work
College of Education and Human Development, Twin Cities
  • Education
  • Early childhood
  • Family and social relationships


Saida Abdi is a clinical social worker and an expert in refugee trauma and resilience. Her area of focus is building individual, family and community resilience along with improving the responsiveness of systems of care to the needs of refugee and immigrant communities. She trains and consults nationally and internationally with organizations that provide mental health services for refugees and immigrants. 

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Supporting Afghan Refugees

Saida Abdi, an assistant professor in the School of Social Work in the College of Education and Human Development, provides expert comment on supporting Afghan refugees as they relocate to the United States.