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Week 7 Required Resources

Schriver, J. M. (2020). Human behavior and the social environment: Shifting paradigms in essential knowledge for social work practice (7th ed.).  Allyn & Bacon.   

  • Read Chapter 12 (pp. 429-444): Enduring and Emerging Theories, Perspectives, and Practice Models Influencing Social Work Practice at Global and Environmental Levels. This chapter covers how to apply an understanding of global dynamics to human development and behavior.

Your course textbook can be accessed in the Getting Started module of your course.

  • This article explores the important role social workers play in addressing human rights through a formal process. 
  • This paper explores the history of anti-immigration U.S. policies and their impact on social work practice with lawful permanent residents (LPR) and undocumented Latinx migrants in the U.S.
  • The Global Agenda Hub serves as a comprehensive platform dedicated to offering insights into the Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development consultation processes and themes that shape the world’s direction from 2020 to 2030.
  • This study highlights that TIC, that is culturally responsive and relevant to refugee trauma and acculturation experiences, is a vital way to address the chasms between refugee-specific programs and mainstream services including mental health care systems.
  • This study suggests that critical social work education, and in particular, the use of critical analysis and reflection, can improve ethical practice with refugees and asylum seekers.
  • Almost 70 years ago the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a common human rights standard for everyone, everywhere. This video provides the history, content and ongoing significance of the document.
  • The purpose of this article is to address at a broad level the issue of how overarching concepts of child protection and Islam influence social work practice with Muslim communities.  
  • This article explores the benefits of an ecological perspective in guiding interventions that support refugees and applies the framework of structural competence to highlight multidimensional implications for social work with refugee populations.