Course Description for Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees
Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees
Description: This course examines pre-migration, migration, and post-migration influences and experiences of immigrants and refugees. The course will also explore the political, social, economic, and environmental context of life in the United States. Students will learn about strengths and challenges that contribute to the wellbeing of migrants and reflect on working with such groups in social work practice. Mastery of course content will provide students with an understanding of and appreciation for diversity in self and others as well as a general knowledge of social work strategies to work with immigrants and refugees.