Call for Submissions: ‘Social Work Practice in the Era of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Challenges and Innovations’
Special Issue for Social Work in Health Care
Title: Social Work Practice in the Era of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Challenges and Innovations
Abigail Ross, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service
Lisa de Saxe Zerden, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work
Brianna Lombardi, The University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work
The impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has and will continue to have tremendous impact on the health and social well-being for populations across the world. Social workers, like many other professions, are addressing these needs in direct service provision and planning efforts to ameliorate unprecedented disruption across health, social, and economic systems.
In September 2019, the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (2020) released a consensus study entitled ‘Integrating Social Care into the Delivery of Health Care: Moving Upstream to Improve the Nation’s Health.’
The emergence of COVID-19 has further underscored the powerful influence of the upstream social determinants of health on individual and population level health outcomes. Now, more than ever, is a critical time to address both social needs within the context of health care service delivery. This special issue of Social Work in Health Care invites submissions for a special issue entitled Social Work Practice in the Era of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Challenges and Innovations. Two types of articles are being considered for publication within this special issue…..
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