Title

Transnational Social Work: Using a Wraparound Model

Publication Date

10-1-2008

Document Type

Article

Abstract

In this article, we explore the wraparound approach of service delivery as a model for transnational social work. The wraparound model, used primarily within community-based children's mental health services and child protection initiatives, has been effective when planning services for clients and their families with complicated needs, whose care has to be provided within a multiple provider context. Most social work is delivered nationally or internationally rather than trans-nationally. In the article we outline how the model could be structured to meet the particular needs of transmigrants, including the involvement of NGOs and INGOs, and identify key obstacles and limitations.

Publication Title

Global Networks

Volume

8

Issue

4

First Page

496

Last Page

503

DOI

10.1111/j.1471-0374.2008.00236.x

Version

pre-print, post-print

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