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Best Practices for Social Work with Refugees and Immigrants
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Part I. Context for Social Work with Refugees and Immigrants
1. Introduction
2. International Migration Policies
3. United States Immigration and Refugee Policies
4. Human Services Delivery Systems
Part II. Problem Areas and Best Practices
5. Culturally Competent Social Work Practice
6. Health Issues
7. Mental Health
8. Family Dynamics
9. Language, Education, and Economic Well-Being
10. Intergroup Relations
11. Additional Populations of Concern
12. Summary and Conclusions
References
Index

About the Author

Miriam Potocky is a professor in the School of Social Work at Florida International University and the director of its Initiative on Social Work and Forced Migration. She is an internationally recognized expert on refugee resettlement, author of more than seventy publications, and recipient of numerous grants and awards.

Mitra Naseh is a PhD candidate in the School of Social Work at Florida International University and the research director of its Initiative on Social Work and Forced Migration. Her research has appeared in Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, Advances in Social Work, Journal of International Humanitarian Action, and elsewhere.

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Best Practices for Social Work with Refugees and Immigrants presents the context and complexity of migration along with guidelines for practical, systematic, and socially just intervention approaches. This essential and comprehensive resource for social workers provides information, identifies issues in the journey from entry to integration, and recommends best practices for service provision.--Uma A. Segal, University of Missouri-St. Louis

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