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Getting Started: Social Work Resources
There are a wealth of resources available through SU Libraries and the open web that can support research in Social Work. Knowing where to start or navigating to just what you need can be challenging. The resources in this guide will help you get started. If you get stuck, please contact me to make an appointment.
Documentary of Interest: This is Home
This is Home (2018)
THIS IS HOME is an intimate portrait of four Syrian refugee families arriving in America and struggling to find their footing. With only eight months of help from the International Rescue Committee to become self-sufficient, they must forge ahead to rebuild their lives in a new home: Baltimore, Maryland. They attend cultural orientation classes and job training sessions where they must 'learn America' — everything from how to take public transportation to negotiating new gender roles.
When the newly imposed travel ban adds further questions and complications, their strength and resilience are put to the test. Through humor and heartbreak, this universal story illuminates what it's like to start over, no matter the obstacles. THIS IS HOME goes beyond the statistics, headlines, and political rhetoric to tell deeply personal stories, putting a human face on the global refugee crisis.
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