Category

Practice

How the Child Welfare System Can better Respond to Needs of Children from Immigrant Families

By | Child Well-Being, Deportation, Foster Care, Immigrant Youth, Practice, Practice Highlight, Social Work, Social Workers, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), State Policies

How the Child Welfare System Can better Respond to Needs of Children from Immigrant Families

Mark Greenberg, Ann Flagg, Elian Maritz, Megan Finno-Velasquez, Andres Santiago, Lisa Armstrong & Dennis Gmerek, Migration Policy Institute (November 9, 2021)

This webinar discusses the intersections between the child welfare and immigration systems, possible state and local practices, considerations for the child welfare field, and recommendations for child placement, procedures, and staff training.

Cultural Competence Secrets to Success with Immigrant Families: Spreading and Adapting 2Gen Working Practices

By | Culture: Issues and Competencies, Practice, Practice Highlight, Social Work, Social Workers

Cultural Competence Secrets to Success with Immigrant Families: Spreading and Adapting 2Gen Working Practices

Rawaa Nancy Albilal, Danny Salim, John Till, Margie McHugh & Karen Murrel, The Aspen Institute (November 10, 2021)

This webinar discusses how providers are utilizing cultural competency to better understand and connect to the immigrant families they serve. Topics discussed include, trauma-informed care, financial literacy, issues of gender norms, and immigrant and refugee mental health.

Best Practices for Child Welfare in Working with Families with Immigrant Members

By | Child Well-Being, Deportation, Detention, Foster Care, Highlighted Resources, ICE, Language Issues, Practice Highlight, Social Work, Social Workers

Best Practices for Child Welfare in Working with Families with Immigrant Members

Migration Policy Institute & American Public Human Services Association (November 2021)

This practice guide provides recommendations and steps child welfare agencies can take to improve how they address the needs of immigrant families and promote child well-being.

Promising Practices When Working with Immigrant Kinship Caregivers

By | Foster Care, Kinship Care, Legal Professionals, Legal/Law

Promising Practices When Working with Immigrant Kinship Caregivers

Elizabeth Christy and Cristina Ritchie Cooper, Child Law Practice Today (July 1, 2017)

This article reviews the legal implications of immigration status on foster placements and provides promising practices and other recommendations for those working closely with immigrant caregivers in the child welfare system.

How to Support Unaccompanied Immigrant Children & Youth Students in U.S. Schools

By | Child Well-Being, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Immigrant Youth, Practice Highlight, Social Workers, Unaccompanied Minors

How to Support Unaccompanied Immigrant Children & Youth Students in U.S. Schools

Kids in Need of Defense-KIND (June 29, 2021)

This fact sheet provides information on unaccompanied immigrant children and how school districts can provide support to these children within their school and community.