Social work with immigrants and refugees : legal issues, clinical skills and advocacy / Fernando Chang-Muy, Elaine P. Congress, editors.

"I applaud social work students, professors, and social workers who seek to serve and empower the immigrant community. 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'...

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Other Authors: Chang-Muy, Fernando., Congress, Elaine Piller.
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Springer, ©2009.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: legal and social work issues with immigrants / Elaine Congress
  • Legal classification of immigrants / Fernando Chang-Muy
  • Culturally competent social work practice with immigrant populations / Carmen Ortiz Hendricks
  • Theory and social work practice with immigrant populations / Betty Garcia
  • Social work and physical health issues of immigrants / Sarah Blair Smith
  • Mental health issues in new immigrant communities / Denise Michultka
  • Avoiding unintended consequences in civil advocacy for criminally charged immigrants / Alina Das
  • Immigrants and employment / Marielena Hincapié
  • Immigrant children and education / Len Rieser
  • Women, gender-based violence, and immigration / Sujata Warrier and Jennifer Rose
  • Working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender immigrants / Rachel B. Tiven and Victoria Neilson
  • Older adult immigrants in the United States : issues and services / Patricia Brownell and Robin Creswick Fenley
  • Overview of immigrant eligibility for federal programs / Tanya Broder
  • Social workers and immigrant advocacy / Jasmeet Kaur Sidhu.