Return to home page
Searching: Muskingum library catalog
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, statewide lending via OhioLINK and SearchOhio has been suspended. OPAL member libraries have closed or are operating at reduced service levels. Please contact your library with specific lending requests or if you need assistance.
  Previous Record Previous Item Next Item Next Record
  Reviews, Summaries, etc...
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
polychrome rdacc
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

If you experience difficulty accessing or navigating this content, please contact the OPAL Support Team