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CICW Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books

Guidelines for Child Welfare Agencies to Prepare for Immigration Enforcement

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Guidelines for Child Welfare Agencies to Prepare for Immigration Enforcement Raids

The Center on Immigration and Child Welfare (August 2019)

This guide from the Center on Immigration and Child Welfare provides child welfare agencies with guidelines on what to do if an immigration raid takes place.

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Developing Sustainable Repatriation and Reintegration Programs for Children and Families Separated by Borders

By | Child Well-Being, CICW Publications, CICW Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books, Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Legal Professionals, Practice, Social Work, Social Workers, Youth & Families

Developing Sustainable Repatriation and Reintegration Programs for Children and Families Separated by Borders

Elaine Weisman, LGSW/MPH and Fecility Sackville Northcott, PhD; International Social Service-USA & the Center on Immigration and Child Welfare (July 2018)

This CICW practice brief provides recommendations about best practices for ensuring that children and/or their caregivers facing deportation are provided with necessary pre-departure and reintegration services to support safe and sustainable return.

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Immigration Status and Relief Options

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Immigration Status and Relief Options

A Social Worker’s Toolkit for Working With Immigrant Families

(Updated June 2015)

This toolkit provides a basic overview of the dynamics of the U.S. immigration system as it impacts children and families in the child welfare system. The toolkit includes practical appendices with resources for accessing vital documents, facilitating communication between child welfare and immigration legal counsel, and a summary of immigration relief options applicable to youth in care.

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Healing the Damage: Trauma and Immigrant Families in the Child Welfare System

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Maltreatment, CICW Publications, CICW Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books, Family Violence, Immigrant Youth, Practice, Resources, Social Work, Social Workers, Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books, Trauma

Healing the Damage: Trauma and Immigrant Families in the Child Welfare System

A Social Worker’s Toolkit for Working With Immigrant Families

(Updated February 2015)

This toolkit provides public child welfare and community-based agencies working with immigrant families guidelines for integrating child welfare practice – from engagement to case closure – with trauma-informed care and trauma-specific services. In addition, the tool kit describes strategies to build an organization’s capacity to better respond to the needs of immigrant families exposed to child maltreatment, domestic and community violence, and other traumatic stresses.

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A Child Welfare/Immigration Case Example

By | CICW Publications, CICW Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books, Family Separation, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Legal/Law, Parental Interests Directive, Parenting, Resources

A Child Welfare / Immigration Case Example

(2012)

This case example involves an actual case and questions that were posed to the Immigrant Children’s Lawyers Network. Comments were provided by a dependency attorney, two retired child welfare agency directors, and an immigration/child welfare consultant.

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A Child Welfare Flowchart

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A Child Welfare Flowchart

A Social Worker’s Toolkit for Working With Immigrant Families

(August 2009)

This toolkit illustrates how and when immigration issues may arise during the chronology of a child welfare case. The flowchart begins at the point of a maltreatment report and continues through assessment, diversion or intervention, removal, dependency issues, and permanency planning.

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