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Working with unaccompanied asylum seeking children : issues for policy and practice

Author: Ravi Kohli; Fiona Mitchell
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring the challenges and possibilities of working with asylum seeking children and young people, this title examines research evidence in relation to different aspects of helping young people resettle, and how this can be used to develop and sustain good standards of practice.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ravi Kohli; Fiona Mitchell
ISBN: 1403997543 9781403997548 1403997551 9781403997555
OCLC Number: 182662671
Description: xviii, 160 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Tables and Figures.- Acknowledgements.- Introduction.- Telling the stories of unaccompanied asylum seeking and refugee children; J.Simmonds.- The legal and policy frameworks that govern social work with unaccompanied asylum seeking and refugee children in England; J.Dennis.- Practitioner Stories; R.Kohli.- Assessment Practice with unaccompanied children: Exploring exceptions to the problem; F.Mitchell.- Therapeutic encounters between young people, bilingual co-workers and practitioners; H.Raval.- Group Work with unaccompanied young women; G.Heapy, K.Ehntholt & I.Sclare.- Friends and family care of unaccompanied children: recognising the possible and the potential; M.Kearney.- Using foster placements for the care and resettlement of unaccompanied children; R.Hek.- Leaving 'care'? Transition planning and support for unaccompanied young people; J.Dixon & J.Wade.- Looking Forward, Looking Back; S.Kidane.- Conclusion.- Bibliography.
Responsibility: [edited by] Ravi K.S. Kohli and Fiona Mitchell.
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This text explores the challenges and possibilities of working with asylum seeking children and young people, including the different aspects of resettlement, and development and sustainability of  Read more...

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Introduction / Ravi K. S. Kohli and Fiona Mitchell -- 1. Telling the Stories of Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking and Refugee Children / John Simmonds -- 2. The Legal and Policy Frameworks that Govern Social Work with Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking and Refugee Children in England / Judith Dennis -- 3. Practitioner Stories / Ravi K. S. Kohli -- 4. Assessment Practice with Unaccompanied Children: Exploring Exceptions to the Problem / Fiona Mitchell -- 5. Therapeutic Encounters between Young People, Bilingual Co-workers and Practitioners / Hitesh Raval -- 6. Groupwork with Unaccompanied Young Women / Grace Heaphy, Kimberly Ehntholt and Irene Sclare -- 7. Friends and Family Care of Unaccompanied Children: Recognising the Possible and the Potential / Maura Kearney -- 8. Using Foster Placements for the Care and Resettlement of Unaccompanied Children / Rachel Hek -- 9. Leaving ‘Care’? Transition Planning and Support for Unaccompanied Young People / Jo Dixon and Jim Wade -- 10. Looking Back, Looking Forward / Selam Kidane -- Conclusion: Dwelling in Possibility / Ravi K. S. Kohli and Fiona Mitchell.

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