FOCUS: Special Issue on Migration and Child Welfare

FOCUS: Special Issue on Migration and Child Welfare

Foster Family-based Treatment Association (Summer 2014)

This special issue of FOCUS brings together experts from several organizations to address key challenges and provide resources and recommendations to the field. CICW contributed a number of articles, including an introduction to the special issue, perspectives on transnational family reunification and kinship care from “across the border,” and evidence-based culturally responsive assessments and treatments for Latino immigrant families. In addition, Migration and Refugee Services of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops discusses meeting the unique needs of unaccompanied refugee and migrant children through its specialized foster care programs and Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service shares lessons learned regarding successful transnational family reunification.

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