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Title Social work with immigrants and refugees : legal issues, clinical skills, and advocacy / [edited by] Fernando Chang-Muy, Elaine P. Congress.
Imprint New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, [2015]
Edition Second edition.

Subject Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions.
Social work with immigrants -- United States.
Social service -- United States.
Crime -- United States.
Women immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions.
Children of immigrants -- Education -- Law and legislation -- United States.
United States -- Emigration and immigration.
Alt Name Chang-Muy, Fernando.
Congress, Elaine Piller.
Description 1 online resource
Edition Second edition.
Contents Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Foreword -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Share Social Work With Immigrants and Refugees: Legal Issues, Clinical Skills, and Advocacy, Second Edition -- Part I: Overview -- Chapter 1. Introduction: Legal and Social Work Issues With Immigrants -- Current Issues in U.S. Immigration -- Reasons for Migration -- History of Immigration in the United States -- Implications for Social Work Practice and Education -- References -- Additional Resources -- Chapter 2. Legal Classifications of Immigrants -- Entering the United States Temporarily as a Nonimmigrant -- Entering or Remaining in the United States Permanently -- Exclusion From Entering the United States -- Deportation After Entering the United States -- U.S. Citizenship -- Case Studies -- References -- Additional Resources -- Part II: Immigration and Social Work Practice -- Chapter 3. Culturally Competent Social Work Practice With Immigrant Populations -- Immigration Patterns in the United States -- Defining Culturally Competent Social Work Practice -- Cultural Competency in Agency Practice -- Recommendations for Successful CCSWP With Immigrant Populations -- Case Studies -- References -- Additional Resources -- Chapter 4. Theory and Social Work Practice With Immigrant Populations -- The Role of Theory and Concepts in Guiding Practice -- Conceptual and Theoretical Resources for Practice With Immigrant Populations -- Empowerment Theory -- Cultural Competence -- Strength-Based Practice -- Ecosystems Theory -- Family Systems Theory -- Oppression Concepts -- Practitioner Self-Awareness -- Conclusions -- Case Studies -- Notes -- References -- Additional Resources -- Chapter 5. Social Work and Physical Health Issues of Immigrants -- Federal Legislation Affecting Immigrant Health Care -- Health Care Available for Immigrants.
Barriers to Health Care for Immigrants -- Immigration and Public Health Issues -- Special Populations -- Implications for Social Work Practice -- Case Studies -- References -- Additional Resources -- Chapter 6. Mental Health Issues in Immigrant Communities -- Cultural Definitions of Mental Health -- Resiliency in Immigrant Populations -- Phases of Immigrant Adjustment -- Immigrants and Trauma -- Psychosocial Assessment of New Immigrant Individuals -- Individual Intervention Strategies With New Immigrants -- Culturally Competent Mental Health Services -- Family or Community Intervention -- Immigrant Children and Mental Health -- Case Study -- References -- Additional Resources -- Further Reading -- Chapter 7. Crimes and Immigration: Civil Advocacy for Noncitizens at the Intersection of Criminal and Immigration Law -- Notes -- References -- Additional Resources -- Chapter 8. Immigrants and Employment -- An Overview of Immigrant Workers and Their Contributions -- Contributions of Immigrant Workers -- Are Immigrant Workers Protected by U.S. Laws? -- What Barriers Prevent Immigrant Workers From Exercising Their Workplace Rights? -- Conclusions -- Case Studies -- Quiz: Myths and Facts About Immigrant Workers -- Notes -- References -- Additional Resources -- Part III: Children and Family Issues -- Chapter 9. Immigrant Children and Education -- Expectations Concerning School and Education -- Education Law and Policy in the United States -- Types of Schools -- Roles and Responsibilities of Parents -- Language Access -- School Age -- Enrollment and School Placement -- Course Placement and Instruction -- Student Rights in School -- School Records and the Right to Information -- Parental Involvement in School Activities -- Higher Education -- Conclusions -- Case Study -- Additional Resources -- Chapter 10. Women, Gender-Based Violence, and Immigration.
Violence Against Women in Immigrant and Refugee Communities -- Dynamics, Risk Factors, and Consequences of Violence Against Immigrant Women -- Implications for Social Workers and Social Service Agencies -- Case Studies -- Notes -- References -- Additional Resources -- Chapter 11. Working With Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Immigrants -- Historical Background -- Immigration Based on Family Reunification -- Immigration Based on Political Asylum -- Special Issues Relating to Transgender Immigrants -- Challenges Facing LGBT Newcomers -- Challenges Facing the Practitioner in a Social Service Setting -- Recommendations for Working With Transgender Clients -- Case Studies -- Notes -- References -- Additional Resources -- Chapter 12. Older Adult Immigrants in the United States: Issues and Services -- Sociodemographics of Older Adult Immigrants in the United States -- Socioeconomic Characteristics of Older Adult Immigrants in the United States -- Issues Related to Older Adult Immigrants in the United States -- Special Elderly Immigrant Populations -- Assessment Instruments for Older Adult Immigrants and Mental Health -- Interventions for Older Adult Immigrants in the United States -- Conclusions -- Case Studies -- References -- Additional Resources -- Part IV: Immigration Policy -- Chapter 13. Overview of Immigrant Eligibility for Federal Programs -- Restrictions on Immigrant Eligibility for Benefits -- Beyond Eligibility: Overview of Barriers That Impede Access to Benefits for Immigrants -- Developing a Longer Term Strategy for Change -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 14. Social Workers and Immigrant Advocacy -- The Importance of Immigrant Advocacy -- Individual Advocacy for Immigrant Clients -- Macro Advocacy for Social Change -- Creating an Effective Advocacy Strategy -- Planning an Effective Advocacy Campaign -- Types of Advocacy Organizations.
Partisan Election-Related Activities -- Lobbying -- Conclusions -- Case Studies -- Immigrant Advocacy Success Stories -- Notes -- References -- Additional Resources -- Epilogue -- Globalization -- Climate Change -- Technology -- Immigration Policy -- References -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Notes -- Appendix C -- Appendix D -- Index.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 9780826126696 (electronic bk.)
0826126693 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 928626443
Additional Format Print version: Social work with immigrants and refugees. Second edition 9780826126689 (DLC) 2015020853 (OCoLC)910802517