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Child Welfare Training Curricula for Staff Working with Refugees and Immigrants

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Well-Being, Early Childhood, Immigrant Youth, Resources, Social Work, Training & Tools, Trainings

Child Welfare Training Curricula for Staff Working with Refugees and Immigrants

Bridging Refugee Youth & Children’s Services

BRYCS maintains an online database of training curricula that address multiple issues associated with immigrant children and families’ involvement with child protection and child welfare systems.

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Immigration Law and Enforcement: An Overview for Social Workers 

By | Immigration Enforcement, Legal/Law, Social Work, Training & Tools, Trainings

Immigration Law and Enforcement: An Overview for Social Workers

National Association of Social Workers (September 2014)

The National Association of Social Workers California Chapter is offering this free online course that provides an overview of immigration law and the impact of immigration enforcement on children, families, and communities. Social workers may earn 2 CEU’s for completion of this course.

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Immigration Law and Social Work Practice

By | Deportation, Immigration Relief, Legal/Law, Social Work, Training & Tools, Trainings

Immigration Law and Social Work Practice

NASW (December 2012)

Developed by Lora Pierce (NASW-CA), Yali Lincroft (First Focus), Eliana Kaimowitz (California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation), & Ken Borelli (Child Welfare Policy Consultant) for the National Association of Social Workers, California Chapter. This training program is a free online course that provides 2 Social Work Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The course was designed to provide social workers and mental health practitioners nationwide with a better understanding of U.S. immigration law, and how its enforcement impacts individuals, families, communities, and the nation.

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Immigrants and the Child Welfare System: Current Issues Facing Dependency Judges

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Well-Being, Family Separation, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Legal/Law, Presentations, Resources, Social Work, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), Training & Tools, Trainings, Unaccompanied Minors

Immigrants and the Child Welfare System: Current Issues Facing Dependency Judges

Center on Immigration and Child Welfare (March 2010)

A presentation covering the state of research and knowledge related to immigrants and the child welfare system in 2006 – 2010, with specific focus on issues facing dependency judges.

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Working with Immigrant Children and Families: A Practice Model

By | Child Well-Being, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Immigrant Youth, Resources, Social Work, State Policies, Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books, Training & Tools, Trainings

Working with Immigrant Children and Families: A Practice Model

Georgia Department of Human Resources (January 2009)

This training curriculum was developed by the State of Georgia, Department of Human Resources, Division of Family & Children Services, in collaboration with the Georgia State University School of Social Work. The training was developed for use in public child welfare agencies and other non-profit child welfare agencies. Materials include a Trainer’s Guide and a Participant Guide.

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Legal Residency for Juveniles: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Violence Against Women Act

By | Child Well-Being, Immigrant Youth, Social Work, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), Training & Tools, Trainings

Legal Residency for Juveniles: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Violence Against Women Act

California Social Work Education Center (September 2007)

This brief training resource was developed by CalSWEC (California Social Work Education Center) and is designed to inform child welfare staff on SIJS and VAWA. Two resources are provided – one for supervisors and managers, the other for child welfare workers. Each training is designed to last about one hour, so that it may be provided during a regular meeting, such as a unit meeting.

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Culturally Competent Practice with Latino Children and Families

By | Child Well-Being, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Relief, Resources, Social Work, State Policies, Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books, Training & Tools, Trainings

Culturally Competent Practice with Latino Children and Families

Alan J. Dettlaff, PhD, Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago; Cecilia L. Thomas, PhD, Department of Rehabilitation, Social Work, and Addictions, University of North Texas; Harriet L. Cohen, PhD, Department of Social Work, Texas Christian University; and Teresa Buehler, LCSW, Curriculum Consultant (2005)

This training curriculum was developed for use in the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. The goal of the curriculum is to build competency for practice with Latino children and families using a Systems of Care model. Although the curriculum addresses Latino families broadly, it contains an emphasis on immigrant families. The development of the curriculum was funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children’s Bureau.

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