Title: Immigration Law and Enforcement: An Overview for Social Workers
Contributors: Eliana Kaimowitz, JD; Yali Lincroft, MBA; Ken Borelli, MSW, ACSW; Erin J. Quinn, JD; Ron Gutierrez, LCSW, Lora Pierce, MS; and Jasmine Villalta, MSW Intern
Format: Mixed-media 1—Read online content and access web-based video clips and material.
Process: Register for course. Read online content and access web-based video clips and material. Pass online posttest and print certificate of completion. Registrants can access course content for two years from date of registration.
Target Audiences: Social workers at all levels across the nation, including students, faculty, and licensed and non-licensed professionals.
Course Description: The primary goal of this introductory-level course is to assist social workers in better understanding current U.S. immigration law and how the enforcement of these laws impacts families, children, and communities. The course briefly explores how immigration law intersects with social work practice and discusses NASW policies and standards pertaining to immigration issues, including the current humanitarian crisis of migrant children at the border. As part of the course, readers will read online content, view web-based video clips, access web-based PDF documents, and explore a variety of recommended resources.
Access Free Online Mixed-Media Course
This course is one of two courses offered for FREE at http://www.socialworkweb.com/nasw/choose/free.cfm.
NASW Resources: Child Immigrant Crisis
Resources are listed on the NASW National website at http://www.socialworkers.org/pressroom/experts/topics/immigrant_children/resources.asp.