Resources for “Social Work’s Response to Immigration”
by Pat Shelly
The #MacroSW Chat on January 30, 2020 is “Social Work’s Response to Immigration.” That blog post can be found at https://macrosw.com/2020/01/27/macrosw-1-30-2020-social-works-response-to-immigration.
Here are a few resources to prepare for the chat’s discussion questions.
Aguilar, C. (2019, June). Emotions and Politics: A Social Work Response to the Mental Health of Immigrants. SWHelper. Retrieved from https://socialworkhelper.com/2019/06/05/emotions-and-politics-a-social-work-response-to-the-mental-health-of-immigrants/
Fratzke, S. and Dorst, E. (2019, November). Volunteers and Sponsors: A Catalyst for Refugee Integration? (Policy Brief). Retrieved from https://www.migrationpolicy.org/research/volunteers-sponsors-refugee-integration
Haidar, A. (2017). Social workers and the protection of immigrant and refugee rights. In University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration Advocacy Forum. Retrieved from http://ssa.uchicago.edu/social-workers-and-protection-immigrant-and-refugee-rights
Jani, J.S. and Reisch, M. (2018). Assisting the least among us: Social work’s historical response to unaccompanied immigrant and refugee youth. Children and Youth Services Review, Volume 92 (September 2018), pp. 4-14. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2018.02.025
National Association of Social Workers. (2019). Child Migrant Protection Toolkit. Retrieved from
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