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New Mainers and Ethical Considerations for Social Workers “Context 101” (3...

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Kaplan University - Lewiston

475 Lisbon Street

Lewiston, ME 04240

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Megan Boothby This training provides an introduction to the social and cultural context for providing social work to refugee and immigrant clients living in Maine. The purpose of the training is to increase social workers’ confidence to apply their skills and experience in new and creative ways. One of the themes of this training is how to balance respect for cultural differences with professional ethics. This training includes an overview of the ‘triple trauma’ experience that refugees and asylees face to improve social worker’s ability to develop comprehensive treatment plans, whether for case management, therapy, or school/medical settings. The training includes an introduction to the professional skills needed to provide high quality social work with interpreters.

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