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Crisis Impact: Social Workers Confront Pandemic While Caring for Others

August / September 2020 Issue

8/1/2020

Social workers continue caring for their clients during this pandemic, and many are on the front lines in hospitals or nursing homes, helping the families of those who are ill as well as the doctors and nurses who treat them.

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Telecounseling Turns a Corner: What COVID Shutdowns Have Wrought for Remote Practice

August / September 2020 Issue

8/1/2020

people meeting over cell phonesWith many questioning returning to in-person sessions, andseeing advantages in distance practice, telehealth services appear to have made inroads.

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The Time is Now

August / September 2020 Issue

8/1/2020

Mit Joyner, DPS, MSW, LCSW

"I had no inkling that the baton of leadership would be passed during this unsettling and pivotal juncture in the history of the U.S. As a nation, we are facing two public health pandemics — COVID-19 and racism — within the context of a global environmental crisis," writes NASW President Mildred "Mit" Joyner, DPS, MSW, LCSW.

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A Natural Fit: Rediscovering Improvisation in Social Work

August / September 2020 Issue

8/1/2020

Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSW

NASW CEO Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSW, writes, "The COVID-19 pandemic forced widespread reversion to one of social work’s original competences: improvisation. Using the skills of improvisation, social workers across the country have remade existing programs, services and practices to create COVID-responsive alternatives."

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Election 2020: Voting Concerns Now Include COVID-19

June / July 2020 Issue

6/1/2020

American flag, statue of Liberty, coronavirus orbs

As people navigate the voting landscape during primaries and local elections, while still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, NASW and other groups are working to overcome the challenges so everyone can vote.

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Artificial Intelligence: How Social Work Input Shapes Social Impact

June / July 2020 Issue

6/1/2020

person reaching across computer screens to digital human figure

Social workers need to collaborate with the people designing automation systems to help assess assumptions, root out bias and develop tools that complement humans.

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COVID-19 Pandemic Has Revealed the Worst and the Best of Society

June / July 2020 Issue

6/1/2020

Kathryn Conley Wehrmann, PhD, LCSW "While the COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated the many weaknesses and inequities in our society, we have also seen genuine signs of hope and determination from social workers and others," writes NASW President Kathryn Conley Wehrmann, PhD, LCSW.

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LGBT Stigma and Stress: How Social Workers Can Help

April / May 2020 Issue

4/1/2020

Continued discrimination against members of the LGBT community offers an opportunity for social workers to be active across the LGBT spectrum in practice and advocacy.

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Body and Mind: Social Workers Treat, Raise Awareness of Eating Disorders

April / May 2020 Issue

4/1/2020

Eating disorders are a serious and widespread health issue, where social workers are involved through treatment, supporting legislation and raising awareness.

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Do I Hear the Sound of Silos Toppling?

April / May 2020 Issue

4/1/2020

Kathryn Conley Wehrmann, PhD, MSW, LCSW"The opportunities for better practice and better policy — and ongoing research to inform both — abound. Do we have the courage to tear down the silos that are holding us back?" writes NASW President Kathryn Conley Wehrmann, PhD, LCSW.

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