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My life in Huddersfield: Supporting young asylum seekers and refugees to record their experiences of living in Huddersfield

Warwick, Ian, Neville, Ruth and Smith, Kate (2006) My life in Huddersfield: Supporting young asylum seekers and refugees to record their experiences of living in Huddersfield. Social Work Education, 25 (2). pp. 129-137. ISSN 0261-5479

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Abstract

A project was undertaken with the aim of developing resources that would improve service delivery to asylum seeker children and young people by improving social worker training within the new social work degree. Funding was acquired to work with a group of children and young people. The workers engaged with them in a range of activities, designed to enable the expression of feelings in relation to immigration and asylum seeking. Participants were told they would be working towards producing resources for the training of health and social care staff. This became a strong motivating factor in the engagement of the young people and resulted in the production of teaching resources and a number of changes to the degree curriculum at the University of Huddersfield

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © Taylor and Francis 2007
Uncontrolled Keywords: Young Asylum Seekers; Refugees; Immigration
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Childhood Studies
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Depositing User: Sara Taylor
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2007
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2010 15:15
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/386

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