Social Work With Immigrants and Refugees

Social Work With Immigrants and Refugees

Legal Issues, Clinical Skills, and Advocacy

eBook - 2015
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Springer Publishing

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 period that restricts immigrants’ rights and service access.”

-Dr. Diane Drachman, Associate Professor, University of Connecticut School of Social Work

“This text is a great tool toward raising awareness of the many issues immigrants face, and helping them find solutions.”

-Frank Sharry, Executive Director, America’s Voice

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 to help these populations. This second edition has been updated to reflect key policy changes at the state and federal levels affecting social work with immigrants and refugees. The authors have expanded their coverage of transna tionalism, microaggressions, and public health and community issues, and each chapter features updated case studies on the most critical issues immigrants face today: legal processes, physical and mental health issues, employment difficulties, family conflicts, and more.

Key Features:

  • Completely updated to reflect the latest developments in immigration law and policy
  • Includes updated case studies, discussion questions, and abundant reference material
  • Provides the multidisciplinary perspective of lawyers, social workers, clinicians, administrators, and academics
  • Addresses issues specific to elderly immigrants, immigrant children, LGBT immigrants, and victims of international trafficking
  • All-new appendix features sample questions asked at naturalization interviews

Publisher: New York, NY :, Springer Publishing Company,, [2015]
Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 9780826126696
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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