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

Publication:
New York : Springer, c2009.
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xxix, 466 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
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.
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 HincapieĢ
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Benjamin Franklin Library Fund.
Contributor:
Chang-Muy, Fernando.
Congress, Elaine Piller.
Benjamin Franklin Library Fund.
ISBN:
0826133355 (alk. paper)
9780826133359 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
232129958