Kids may be at risk of development post-traumatic stress disorder from Conorna virus – this article explores.
Ever thought of using Whatsapp groups in your practice? If the answer is “yes”, you have to read this article by Bouter, Venter & Etheredge published in SAMJ – here is the link.
Doing more online work? Watch out for Zoom fatigue – read about it here.
Swithing to online therapy to continue providing services to clients? This article by GoodTherapy provides some excellent guidance – read it here.
The COVID19 pandemic is challenging social workers worldwide as they carry out their their professional roles. Our ethical principles can service as guide to help us navigate these challenges – read more here.
Do you have to work from home and looking for tips on how to do this really effectively? Here is a blog that offers 5 tips for social workers on working from home – click here to link.
If you are using Zoom to provide online services it is important to make sure your meeting are as secure as possible. Here is an article on how to harden your security settings on Zoom – click here to go to the article.
Technology in Social Work Practice is a practical guide that covers technical standards for providing services, designing and delivering online services, education, supervision, and much more. It is a collaboration between NASW, ASWB, CSWE and CSWA. Click on this link to access the resource.
The NASW provides a telemental health informed consent form and it can be found at this link.
A quick overview of providing telemental health services by Elizabeth Felton can be found here.
Read Allan Barsky’s article on ethical exceptions for social workers in light of the COVID19 pandemic – here is the link.
Linda Grobman wrote an excellent article on the importance of human relationships in the time of COVID19 and also provides some links to resources in the article. You can find it by clicking here.
Rights, responsibilities and resources – Grise-Owens and Grobman discuss some of the anxieties of social workers with regards to their roles during the pandemic with specific reference to the need for safety. You can find it here.