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Social Work Practice with Immigrants and Refugees

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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Immigration & emigration,
  • Refugees,
  • Social Work,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Social Science / Social Work,
  • Emigration and immigration law,
  • Immigrants,
  • Social work with immigrants,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9574912M
    ISBN 100231108567
    ISBN 109780231108560


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Social Work Practice with Immigrants and Refugees by Pallassana R. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Books on immigration have a serious pitfall and social work books have a serious pitfall. Once you've read one book on immigration in the US, you read them all. They repeat the same stuff (how immigrants of color now are treated like Southern Europeans from a century ago, the Chinese Exclusion Acts, the changes in the law inetc.).5/5(2).

Social Work Practice with Immigrants and Refugees takes an ecological systems perspective on working with these two distinct groups, paying special attention to the relationship between individuals and their social environment.5/5(2). Social work practice with refugees and immigrants requires specialized knowledge of these populations and specialized adaptations and applications of /5(5).

Social Work Practice with Immigrants and Refugees. The United States has always been a land of immigrants and a destination for refugees. With the increase in immigration in the late s—when the number of refugees entering the United States nearly doubled as well—the number of clients needing social work services rose dramatically.

The United States has always been a land of immigrants and a destination for refugees. With the increase in immigration in the late s—when the number of refugees entering the United States nearly doubled as well—the number of clients needing social work services rose 5/5(2).

Book Description: The United States has always been a land of immigrants and a destination for refugees. With the increase in immigration in the late s -- when the number of refugees entering the United States nearly doubled as well -- the number of clients needing social work services rose dramatically.

Social Work Practice with Immigrants and Refugees. The United States has always been a land of immigrants and a destination for refugees. With the increase in immigration in the late s-when the number of refugees entering the United States nearly doubled as well-the number of clients needing social work services rose dramatically.

Social work practice with refugees and immigrants requires specialized knowledge of these populations, and specialized adaptations and applications of mainstream services and interventions.

Because they are often confronted with cultural, linguistic, political, and socioeconomic barriers, these groups are especially vulnerable to psychological problems. Coverage of unique topics including practice with survivors of torture, women, LGBTQ immigrants/refugees, and youth provide guiding frameworks and examples for effective practice.

Reflective questions and case studies provide substantive examples and exercises of how the chapter theories and concepts can be directly applied in practice.

Includes bibliographical references and index Social work practice with immigrants and refugees: an overview / Pallassana R. Balgopal -- Social work practice with Asian immigrants / Jayashree Nimmagadda and Pallassana R.

Balgopal -- Social work practice with Latino American immigrants / John F. Longres and Davis G. Patterson -- Social work practice with African-descent immigrants Pages: Although migration is an international phenomenon, the focus of this book is immigration in the United States, specifically laws, policies, and practice issues relevant to professional work with immigrants in the United States.

Social workers, regardless of their setting, increasingly work with immigrants and their families. This book, Social Work Practice with Immigrants and Refugees, examines and develops roles that social workers may play in assisting this population.

The reader is presented with an excellent introduction that contributes to an understanding of immigrants, refugees, and illegal aliens within the context of yesterday and today's world. He teaches Immigration Law, Refugee Law, and Law and Social Work in U Penn's Law School and also in the Graduate School of Social Policy and Practice Work.

He was the founding director of the Liberty Center for Survivors of Torture, a federally funded project to raise awareness about survivors of torture and to provide survivors with health and legal 5/5(1).

Social work practice with refugees and immigrants requires specialized knowledge of these populations, and specialized adaptations and applications of mainstream services and interventions. Because they are often confronted with cultural, linguistic, political, and socioeconomic barriers.

Part I. Context for Social Work with Refugees and Immigrants 1. Introduction 2. International Migration Policies 3.

United States Immigration and Refugee Policies 4. Human Services Delivery Systems Part II. Problem Areas and Best Practices 5. Culturally Competent Social Work Practice 6. Health Issues 7.

Mental Health 8. Family Dynamics 9. Fernando Chang-Muy, JD, is the Thomas O’Boyle Lecturer in Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he teaches refugee law and policy.

He also lectures on immigration and social work and on organizational effectiveness at the Graduate School of Social Policy & Practice, Executive Education Program, with a focus on strategic planning.

Social work as a profession has much to offer in. services for refugees and asylum seekers. Using a human rights framework, social workers. respond to the complex needs of refugees and. asylum seekers with an understanding of the.

wider context of family relationships and social. institutions. They have askill base that. Social Work With Immigrants and Refugees Legal Issues, Clinical Skills, and Advocacy SECOND EDITION Fernando Chang-Muy, JD Elaine P.

Congress, DSW EDITORS This is sample from Social Work With Immigrants and Refugees: Legal Issues, Clinical Skills, and Advocacy, Second Edition Visit This Book’s Web Page / Buy Now / Request an Exam/ReviewFile Size: 5MB.

Social work practice with refugees and immigrants requires specialized knowledge of these populations, and specialized adaptations and applications of mainstream services and interventions. Because they are often confronted with cultural, linguistic, political, and socioeconomic barriers, these groups are especially vulnerable to psychological 3/5.

Social Work Practice with Immigrants and Refugees by Pallassana R. Balgopal,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1). The strength of the social movement approach toward immigrant and refugee policy change is that it builds upon many resources that social workers already have access to: social services, the people that utilize them, and the interpersonal communication skills required to help people understand themselves and others as agents of change.

Global Social Work and Practice with Immigrants and Refugees (GSWPIR), as a Field of Practice (FOP) specialization, is defined by its mission to incorporate indigenous social work perspectives from around the globe – to inform learning and practice with families and communities wherever they are located, globally or in the US urban.

The resettlement stage is the stage during which a social worker in the U.S. will encounter and work with refugees. Some of the tasks that a social worker will need to attend to are reception upon arrival, basic needs support for at least 30 days, and case management with referrals to various social service providers.

Best Practices for Social Work with Refugees and Immigrants is the first book to offer a comprehensive guide to social work with foreign-born clients that evaluates many different strategies in light of their methodological strengths and : $ Refugees and asylum seekers: the social work role Monica Dowling and Parissa Sextone This chapter added to my admittedly media filtered view of this topic and reinforced some traditional social work values such as the importance of anti-discriminatory practice within the context of the increasing denial of rights toward refugees and asylum Size: KB.

Buy Social Work Practice with Immigrants and Refugees 00 edition () by Pallassana R. Balgopal for up to 90% off at Best Practices for Social Work with Refugees and Immigrants is the first book to offer a comprehensive guide to social work with foreign-born clients that evaluates many different strategies in light of their methodological strengths and weaknesses.

The book fills a gap in the social work literature by providing scholars, practitioners and students with a critical knowledge base that will strengthen their ability to engage with issues of immigration and integration and to open up options for effective practice with growing numbers of immigrant and refugee clients.

"Working with Immigrants and Refugees examines the issues and processes that help, hinder, or obstruct the settlement experiences of newcomers to Canada.

This contributed volume also explores how "being new" interacts with other interlocking oppressions such as race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, and language difficulties. Part I provides the. Social work practice with refugees and immigrants requires specialized knowledge of these populations and specialized adaptations and applications of.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Social work practice with immigrants and refugees: an overview / Pallassana R.

Balgopal --Social work practice with Asian immigrants / Jayashree Nimmagadda and Pallassana R. Balgopal --Social work practice with Latino American immigrants. Praise for the first edition: “This book is an optimal tool for instructors and students of graduate classes in social work and related disciplines.” -Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health “This book is a major contribution to social workers and their clients as it addresses advocacy on behalf of immigrants and refugees during a social,economic, and political.

Book Descriptions: The United States has always been a land of immigrants and a destination for refugees. With the increase in immigration in the late s―when the number of refugees entering the United States nearly doubled as well―the number of clients needing social work services rose dramatically.

The knowledge of practicing effective social work with immigrants becomes vital. As frontline workers seeking to empower members of vulnerable sects of society and rectify systemic injustices, social workers are highly likely to come into contact with immigrant clients in any arena of practice.

The United States has always been a land of immigrants and a destination for refugees. With the increase in immigration in the late s—when the number of refugees entering the United States nearly doubled as well—the number of clients needing social work Brand: Columbia University Press.

If you are interested in learning more about social work practice with immigrants & refugees, please contact: Tonya Horn, LISW, Assistant Professor and AEIR Coordinator.

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Balgopal (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. National Association of Social Workers. Immigrants and Refugees. In Social work speaks (8th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. National Association of Social Workers. ().Indicators for the achievement of the NASW standards for cultural competence in social work practice.

Washington, DC: Author. National Association of Social File Size: KB. At Limestone College, students pursuing a Bachelor of Social Work Program who may be interested in practice with immigrants and refugees can get hands-on experience by completing their practicum requirement at a social services agency specializing in these services.

A strong core curriculum including courses such as SW – Practice with. She is the author of six books including the recently published Social work with immigrants and refugees: Legal issues, clinical skills, and advocacy. When Dr. Congress began in the social work field, she first worked with immigrants as a direct practitioner, as a supervisor, and as an administrator in a community mental health clinic in Brooklyn.

The United States has always been a land of immigrants and a destination for refugees. With the increase in immigration in the late s—when the number of refugees entering the United States nearly doubled as well—the number of clients needing social work .The world-wide increase in refugees is the result of rapid changes from shifts in political allegiances to ethnic conflicts fracturing national identities.

This study assesses the potential of integrating systemic and post-systemic theories for therapeutic social work practice with refugee families.Get this from a library! Social work with immigrants and refugees: legal issues, clinical skills, and advocacy.

[Fernando Chang-Muy; Elaine Piller Congress;] -- "The leading textbook on social work with immigrants and refugees, this is the only book to address the intersection of legal, policy, and advocacy issues, in addition to the clinical skills needed.