Educational Session

LIVA18018 - Living in the Shadows: Working with Children Impacted by the Fear of Deportation

Oct 10, 2018 1:12pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $49.00
Members: $29.00


Millions of families in the United States, children included, endure profound disruption due to the deportation of one or more family members. Potential consequences of fear of parental deportation will be discussed followed by an introduction to several creative interventions that may be helpful in working with children of undocumented parents. Implications for counselors, counselor educators and researchers will also be included.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain a general understanding of the potential familial, marital, financial, and psycho-social consequences of fear of parental deportation on children.
  • Learn about implications and recommendations for working with immigrant children affected by deportations.
  • Learn about creative interventions that may be useful in helping children impacted by fear of parental deportation.



  • 1.00 - Clock Hours
  • 1.00 - NBCC
  • 1.00 - CRCC
  • 1.00 - Ohio Hours
  • 1.00 - Washington Hours

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