Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees: Legal Issues, Clinical Skills, and Advocacy (Paperback)

Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees: Legal Issues, Clinical Skills, and Advocacy By Fernando Chang-Muy (Editor), Elaine Congress (Editor) Cover Image
By Fernando Chang-Muy (Editor), Elaine Congress (Editor)
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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 transnationalism, 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
  • A valuable asset for students and practitioners working in mental health, health care, education, and community settings
  • All-new appendix features sample questions asked at naturalization interviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9780826126689
ISBN-10: 0826126685
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication Date: October 8th, 2015
Pages: 482
Language: English