Working with Immigrants and Refugees: Issues, Theories, and Approaches for Social Work and Human Service Practice by Miu Chung YanWorking with Immigrants and Refugees: Issues, Theories, and Approaches for Social Work and Human Service Practice by Miu Chung Yan

Working with Immigrants and Refugees: Issues, Theories, and Approaches for Social Work and Human…

EditorMiu Chung Yan, Uzo Anucha

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Working with Immigrants and Refugees examines the issues and processes that help, hinder, or obstruct the settlement experiences of newcomers to Canada. This contributed volume explores major challenges commonly faced by immigrants and refugees, especially those newcomers whose race, gender,sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, or position as an asylum seeker makes them particularly vulnerable. The text offers critical analysis of challenges and issues alongside practical suggestions and insights to ensure students are fully prepared to work with immigrants andrefugees.
Miu Chung Yan is a professor in the School of Social Work at the University of British Columbia. As an applied qualitative researcher, he has been a principal investigator and co-investigator of over a dozen studies on the settlement needs and challenges of immigrants and refugees and on youth from immigrant families. Miu has also been...
Title:Working with Immigrants and Refugees: Issues, Theories, and Approaches for Social Work and Human…Format:PaperbackDimensions:392 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.75 inPublished:March 2, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

NOTE: Each chapter contains:- Chapter objectives- Key termsCase Example boxes- Chapter summaryIntroduction: Setting the Context for Human Services Practice with Immigrants and Refugees in Canada, Miu Chung Yan and Uzo AnuchaPart I: Conceptualizing and Theorizing Human Services Practice with Immigrants and Refugees1. Theories of Migration, Miu Chung Yan2. Immigration Policy in Canada, Usha George3. Building a Practice System for Working with Immigrants and Refugees: The SSLD Approach, A. Ka Tat Tsang and Bingyu Li4. Building Inclusive and Welcoming Communities for Immigrants and Refugees, Julie Drolet with Haorui WuPart II: Major Challenges of Immigrants and Refugees5. The Labour Market and Immigrants, Ruth Marie Wilson, Izumi Sakamoto, and Matthew D. Chin6. Immigrants and Physical and Mental Health, Lin Fang and Dhvani Katakia7. Immigrants and Refugees: Housing and Homelessness, Uzo Anucha, and Alex LovellPart III: Human Service Practice with Vulnerable Immigrant and Refugee Groups8. Working with Immigrant Women and Families, Regine Uwibereyeho King and Maria Cheung9. Social Work Practice with Immigrant and Refugee Men, David Este and Christa Sato10. The Well-Being of Children from Immigrant Families, Sarah Maiter and Anh Ngo11. The Well-Being of Youth from Immigrant and Refugee Families, Uzo Anucha, Maria Bernard, and Adanna Anucha12. Social Work Practice with Older Immigrants, Daniel Lai, Gabrielle Daoust, and Lun Li13. The Well-Being of Immigrants with Disabilities, Yahya El-Lahib14. Social Work with LGBTQ Newcomers, Hannah Kia and Brian O'Neill15. Working with Asylum Seekers, Marie LacroixConclusion: Human Services Practice with Immigrants: Challenges, Gaps, and Promising Practices, Uzo Anucha and Miu Chung YanGlossaryIndex

Editorial Reviews

"This [text] represents a unique approach to working with immigrants and refugees. . . . The focus on pressing social issues facing immigrants and refugees, the focus on the issues facing particularly vulnerable groups within the immigrant and refugee communities, the avoidance of culturalessentialism, and perhaps most importantly, the focus on Canada make this an important contribution to the effort to address a huge deficiency in the Canadian social work literature. . . . There is nothing like this text in the Canadian context which focuses squarely on social work practice withimmigrants and refugees." --Dave Sangha, University of Northern British Columbia