An Empirically Based Field-Education Model: Preparing Students for Culturally Competent Practice with New Immigrants (Chapter 9 in Child Welfare Practice with Immigrant Children and Families).
Carten, Alma J. Bertrand Finch, Jeanne.
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This article reports implementation themes and a content analysis of student portfolios and learning contracts from year one of a 4-year service/educational initiative undertaken with metropolitan schools of social work, the public child welfare agencies, and community-based agencies serving new immigrants. The Immigrant Child Welfare Project designed, implemented, and evaluated a model preparing MSW students for culturally competent preventive practice with immigrant families. 43 references. (Author abstract modified)
children of immigrants; child welfare services; cultural competency; professional training; schools of social work; UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS; IMMIGRANTS; FIELD STUDIES