Developing mental health social work for asylum seekers: a proposed model for practice

Shepard Masocha, Murray K. Simpson

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    Abstract

    This article provides a critique of the epidemiological research that currently informs mental health social work with asylum seekers. Most of the literature that currently informs social work practice with asylum seekers with mental health difficulties comes from psychiatric studies which are largely underpinned by a medical model
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)423-443
    Number of pages21
    JournalJournal of Social Work
    Volume12
    Issue number4
    Early online date8 Apr 2011
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012

    Keywords

    • Asylum seekers
    • Mental health
    • Practice
    • Social model
    • Social work

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