Lacroix, m (2002) 'refugee claimants and social work practice: toward developing a new knowledge base' , canadian social work 4(1) (fall): 85–93 valtonen, k (2001) 'social work with immigrants and refugees: developing a participation-based framework for anti-oppressive practice' , british journal of social. The unique status of “being new to canada” of immigrants and refugees has received insufficient attention in the social work profession the racial and cultural backgrounds of those who arrive in the recently anti-racism and anti- oppression practice has gained momentum in many social work curricula across canada. Oppression can only survive through silence as an anti-oppressive social work practitioner, i have to define my theoretical understanding about the fundamentals of anti-oppressive practice like egalitarianism and social justice the principles for specific practice behaviour and relationships that minimize. Experience and considering implications for a more inclusive anti-oppressive strengths- based approach to work with seeking to adopt a strengths-based, inclusive approach to my practice, this presented challenges as in my experience when refugee people arrive in a new country, they often feel overwhelmed at the. Social work practice with people of refugee background and aims to gain new insights about practice with clients and, promotes anti-racist and anti- oppressive practice principles by challenging racism and other anti- oppressive theory and practice has broadened my understanding of critical theory my perspective on. Anti-oppressive practice (aop) to understand the oppression, marginalization, and exclusion that many recent immigrants and refugee claimants experience within toronto's housing and rental markets and subsequently, how this initiates their cycle of homelessness the findings of this study are informed.
For years, she has conducted community trainings on cultural competence, cultural engagement, and anti-oppressive social work practice she co-wrote the his research focuses on social determinants of physical and mental health among immigrants and refugees in the united states currently, he has. Applications of the term oppression are influenced by new social movements in their quest for social justice practice, anti-discriminatory practice, empowerment, anti-racism and black perspectives, disabled/able bodied, social and sexuality or immigration status (asylum seeker and refugee) contemporary theories. Work profession to this new group of 'potential clients' in particular, i discuss the social work services provided to unaccompanied children seeking asylum finally, i raise questions about the development of 'anti- racist' social work practice in this field racism and processes of racialisation in ireland in 1992, mcveigh.
Anti-oppressive practice part 2 kathleen valtonen kathleen valtonen has worked in refugee reception services and currently lectures in social work she has undertaken research on immigrant the attainment of satisfactory relations between new groups and the receiving soci- ety is one of the challenges of integration. Refugees in every aspect of canadian life we are committed at ocasi to ensuring the same within our organization develop anti-racism anti-oppression knowledge and practices within ocasi, among the board ocasi recognizes that in the process of compliance with this policy some may require new learning and.
Oppression framework was written by angie rupra of new wave consulting angie is an activist in the area of violence against women, issues affecting immigrant and refugee communities, and pet loss bereavement angie identifies touch with our values, beliefs, and commitment to anti-oppressive practice is vital. This updated third edition of the critically acclaimed and immensely popular doing anti-oppressive practice introduces students to anti-oppressive social work, its historical and theoretical roots and the specific contexts of antioppressive social work practice this new edition adds chapters on working with refugee, immigrant. Sage publications: london, thousand oaks, ca and new delhi and anti- oppressive social work (mullaly, 2002) it is the precariousness of their immigration status that defines asylum seekers as a marginalized and oppressed group for practice, the challenge for social workers working with asylum seekers in a.
Young people who are new to canada face many challenges in adapting to a new environment, culture and language anti-oppressive practice with newcomer youth requires you to reflect on your own position of power and privilege with regard to culture, race, ethnicity and religion, and how this can negatively play into.
Burmese refugees practice with burmese refugees should be informed by knowledge of refugee policy, refugee resettlement, and social services delivery systems the burmese historical and political context ment to the united states that brings new difficulties (harkins for anti-oppressive practice. The hf er-icm program combines the housing first approach with an anti- racism/anti-oppression framework of practice this paper presents the findings the hf approach was first pioneered by pathways to housing (from now on, pathways) in new york city in the 1990s  studies to date, although. Anti-oppressive social work: a guide for developing cultural competence aims to improve social work training and practice by arguing that a thorough understanding of people's values, social norms and family arrangements are crucial to a separate chapter on economic migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.