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Palgrave Macmillan

Social Work with Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children

ISBN 9781137226716
Publication Date March 2007
Formats Ebook (EPUB) Paperback Hardcover Ebook (PDF) 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan

Kohli offers a comprehensive overview of what is known about the resettlement of young asylum-seekers, answering social work practitioners' need for a fuller understanding. After reviewing existing approaches, research evidence and current practice, students and practitioners are presented with a new conceptual framework for social work.

RAVI K.S KOHLI is Head of Department, Applied Social Studies at the University of Bedfordshire. His research interests include the well-being of refugee children and the ways in which practitioners understand and respond to these children's experiences. He is the Associate Editor of Child and Family Social Work.

Introduction
Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children
The Meaning of Resettlement for Unaccompanied Refugee Children and Young People
Social Work with Unaccompanied Refugee Children and Young People
The Social Workers, their Backgrounds and their Work Contexts
The Unaccompanied Minors and their Circumstances
Social Work Practice with Unaccompanied Asylum Seekers
Conclusions
Bibliography

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'Kohli has carried out research in the difficult area of social work with unaccompanied asylum seeking children...His findings will be of interest to a wide range of readers but of particular use to practitioners working with unaccompanied asylum seeker children.' - Dee Ohanlon, Journal of Social Work Practice
'Specialist literature for social workers is scarce, making Kohli's work an asset and this book essential reading.' - Karen Goodman, Children& Young People Now
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