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Chapter 16 Human Rights
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Chapter 16 Human Rights
Chapter 16 Human Rights
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Chapter 16 Human Rights
Chapter 16 Human Rights
Chapter 16 Human Rights
Chapter 16 Human Rights
Chapter 16 Human Rights
Chapter 16 Human Rights
Chapter 16 Human Rights
Chapter 16 Human Rights
Chapter 16 Human Rights
Chapter 16 Human Rights
Chapter 16 Human Rights
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This chapter discusses international social work and global issues currently addressed by social workers throughout the world. This chapter also briefly identifies the major issues relating to the …

This chapter discusses international social work and global issues currently addressed by social workers throughout the world. This chapter also briefly identifies the major issues relating to the future of social welfare and social justice in the United States and the world and probable directions that the profession of social work will take in addressing them. The profession of social work is increasing in all areas and the need for social workers is increasing worldwide.

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  • 1. Chapter 16:The Globalization of Social Work Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 2. Empowering Programs with Resources that Enhance Social Work Education Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 3. Social Work: A Competency- Oriented Education Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) - Defines Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAs) - Developed 10 “Core Competencies” and 41 Related “Practice Behaviors” Every student should master the Practice Behaviors and Core Competencies before completing the program Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 4. Resources Aligned to EPAS 2008 The Textbook – - “Helping Hands” icons call attention to content that relates to Practice Behaviors and Competencies - “Competency Notes” at the end of the chapter help put the Practice Behaviors and Competencies in practical context Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 5. Resources Aligned to EPAS 2008 (cont’d) The Practice Behaviors Workbook developed with the text provides assignable exercises that assist in mastering the Practice Behavior and Competencies Additional on-line resources can be found at: www.cengage.com/socialwork Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 6. International social welfareField of practice that is concerned with promotingbasic human well-being in a context in which cross-national efforts are involvedEP 2.1.1a, 2.1.9a, b Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 7. International social welfare and globalization issues• Deaths due to war• Global governance• Social justice• Rights of women and children• Religious, economic, and political oppression• Political strife and natural disastersEP 2.1.5b ,c Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 8. Social problems between nations• Marginalization of people through marketplace globalization• Inequitable distribution of wealth• Poverty• Human and environmental exploitationEP 2.1.5b ,c Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing .
  • 9. Responding to challenge of globalization• Include international content in social work courses• Participate in activities and programs of international agencies• Encourage international exchange of ideas, staff, and other resources• Promote Internationalism as a value system• Incorporate the role of international events in social work practiceEP 2.1.1e, 2.1.5b, c, 2.1.8a, b, 2.1.9a, b Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing .
  • 10. Children and human rightsOften the rights of children are disregarded by thevery institutions that are responsible for theirprotectionEP 2.1.5b, 2.1.9a Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 11. Mistreatment of children• Torture• Unlawful or arbitrary detainment• Death, maiming, or displacement because of armed conflicts• Death or abuse in name of social or ethnic cleansingEP 2.1.5b, 2.1.9a Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 12. Mistreatment of children (cont’d)• Work at exploitative or hazardous jobs• Exploitation as combatants• Trafficking and forced prostitution• Threats or abuse to punish family members• Poverty• Orphans due to parental HIV/AIDSEP 2.1.5b, 2.1.9a Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 13. Plight of world refugees• Persecution or lack of capacity for protection• Failure of countries to protect legitimate asylum seekers• Failure of countries to assist UN and its voluntary agency partners• Failure of international community to sanction entities that produce refugees EP 2.1.5b, 2.1.8b, 2.1.9a Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 14. Immigration in the U.S.Immigration policy serves four fundamental purposes:• Reunite families• Fill positions in occupations where labor shortages exist• Provide refuge for persons who face persecution• Ensure diversity in American societyEP 2.1.1a, 2.1.5b, 2.1.7b, 2.1.9b Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 15. Immigration in the U.S. (cont’d)Lawful entry:• Lawful permanent resident (LPR)• LPR status was granted to over 1 million noncitizens in 2009• Temporary admission• Temporary admission was granted to 3.4 million noncitizens in 2009EP 2.1.1a, 2.1.5b, 2.1.7b, 2.1.9b Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 16. Immigration in the U.S. (cont’d)Unlawful entry:• Nearly 11 million unauthorized persons were living in the U.S. in 2009• Approximately 359,000 unauthorized persons were removed from the country formally, and some one million others left the country voluntarily EP 2.1.1a, 2.1.5b, 2.1.7b, 2.1.9b Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 17. History of immigration policy in the U.S.• 1790 – Congress established process for people to become citizens• 1891 - U.S. Immigration Service was established• 1921 – national-origins quota system established• 1965 – quota system replaced with a categorical preference systemEP 2.1.1a, 2.1.5b, 2.1.7b, 2.1.9b Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 18. History of immigration policy in the U.S. (cont’d)• 1980 - Refugee Act of 1980• 1986 - Immigration and Control Act of 1986• 1986 - Seasonal Agricultural Worker Amnesty Program• 1990- Immigration Act of 1990• 1996 – Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996EP 2.1.1a, 2.1.5b, 2.1.7b, 2.1.9b Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 19. History of immigration policy in the U.S. (cont’d)• 2002 - Homeland Security Act of 2002• 2005 – REAL ID Act of 2005• 2006- - Secure Fence Act of 2006• 2009 – DREAM Act• 2010 – Arizona Senate Bill 1070 EP 2.1.1a, 2.1.5b, 2.1.7b, 2.1.9b Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 20. IFSW• Promotes social work as a profession• Promotes participation of social workers in national and international planning and policy formulation• Recognizes social work training and values and standards of social work• Encourages and facilitates contacts between social workers of all countriesEP 2.1.8b Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 21. IFSW (cont’d)• Provides opportunities for exchange of ideas and experience• Presents profession on an international levelEP 2.1.8b Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 22. Career opportunities in international social work• International intergovernmental organizations (IGOs)• International nongovernmental organizations (NGOs)• U.S. government agencies• U.S. – based nongovernmental organizations• University-based programs EP 2.1.8b Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 23. Career opportunities in international social work (cont’d)• Professional organizations and associations with major international commitments• Foundation programs• Religious groups and organizations• Social work in international corporate settingsEP 2.1.8b Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 24. A look to the future• Any attempt to forecast the future must be tentative at best• Change does not always progress at an even rate, nor is its direction always predictable• Regardless of the future, social work can play a major role in making a difference at all levels of societyEP 2.1.1a, 2.1.3a, 2.1.8a, 2.1.9a Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 25. Lack of consensus about what is important• No universally-accepted position exists among leaders of the social profession or members of society about social problems or the resolution of those problems• Dialogue is criticalEP 2.1.8a, 2.1.9a, b Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 26. Trends in Social Work CareersAccording to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,employment of social workers is expected to increasefaster than the average for all occupations throughthe year 2014EP 2.1.1e, 2.1.3a, 2.1.9b Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing
  • 27. High-Demand Social Work Careers• Social workers in the field of gerontology• Mental health settings• Criminal and juvenile justice settings• Hospital and long-term care settings• School settings• Private practiceEP 2.1.1e, 2.1.3a, 2.1.9b Copyright © 2012 Cengage Learning, Brooks/Cole Publishing

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