Children in Crisis at the Southern Border Children in Crisis at the Southern Border NOV 19, 2019 6:00 PM Brooks Hall Come join the Wilson Journal in Brooks Hall to hear Batten Professor Lucy Bassett discuss the needs of families and children seeking asylum at the U.S./Mexico border. Light refreshments and free copies of this semester's journal will be provided. Lucy Bassett Prior to joining the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, Lucy Bassett was an Education Specialist and a Social Protection Specialist at the World Bank, where she focused on education, social protection, nutrition, and early childhood development. She has also worked on those thematic areas at UNICEF, the World Food Programme, Save the Children, and the International Food Policy Research Institute. Read full bio Related Content Lucy Bassett Opinion: Now is the time to prioritize mental health News It is estimated that only 2% of people around the world have access to mental health and psychosocial support, or MHPSS. The question is, will COVID-19 offer us a chance to change this? Batten’s Kirsten Gelsdorf and Lucy Bassett provide critical insights into the barriers to progress in MHPSS interventions, and identify opportunities to prioritize and invest in new programs going forward. Two Batten Professors of Practice Focus on Raising Children in Refugee Camps News Batten School professors Kirsten Gelsdorf and Lucy Bassett create international collaborations to help solve problems of crisis and conflict.