ERIC Number: ED236319
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Working with Refugees: A Manual for Paraprofessionals. Volume I: Introduction to Refugee Resettlement Work.
Koschmann, Nancy Lee; And Others
This staff training manual, the first volume of a three-volume set of materials for use in training paraprofessional refugee workers, provides an introduction to working with refugees. Covered in the individual units are the following topics: the cultural assumptions of social work, culture and behavior, the process of cultural adjustment, beginning counseling skills, helping refugees to adjust, sources of human action, working with sponsors, and an overview of legal issues affecting refugees. Each unit contains a list of objectives and instructional text that may include some or all of the following: checklists, self-assessment instruments, study questions, skill lists, and case studies. (MN)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Behavior, Behavioral Objectives, Counseling, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Role, Counselor Training, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Context, Interpersonal Competence, Job Skills, Legal Problems, Paraprofessional Personnel, Refugees, Social Work, Social Workers
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Support Staff; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Dept. of Public Aid, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: Travelers Aid/Immigrants Service of Metropolitan Chicago, IL.