SHARING IS CARING

SHARING IS CARING By Srishti Bhattacharya, Trainee Social Worker, Department of Social Work, University of Delhi In the era of the novel coronavirus, where underprivileged sections of the population including women and girls are facing hardships in maintaining a decent standard of life, even a small form of assistance can be fruitful in bringing smiles…

Social Work and Covid-19: from the front line, reflections for the post emergency

Social Work and Covid-19: from the front line, reflections for the post emergency Prepared by Elena Allegri -Professor of Sociology and Social Work, University of Eastern Piedmont, Alessandria, Italy.  Email: [email protected] Roberta T. Di Rosa -Professor of Sociology and Social Work,University of Palermo, Italy. Email: [email protected] Silvana Mordeglia – President of the National Foundation of Social…

Reorganising social work field placement: The experience of University Milano Bicocca

Reorganising social work field placement: The experience of University Milano Bicocca Francesca Maci Social work field placement Lecturer, Milano Bicocca University The coronavirus lockdown had a strong impact on social work education in universities. Critically, it called for a rethink of the field placement, an integral part of any social work program as it teaches…

Volunteering and social work: Experience of volunteering online with United Nations Volunteers India for COVID19 campaign

Volunteering and social work: Experience of volunteering online with United Nations Volunteers India for COVID19 campaign Piyush Poddar and Ayush Poddar, Department of social work, University of Delhi. Email- [email protected]   Volunteering as a basis for the formation of social work Social work originated as a voluntary activity, as inferred from Allice Cheyney’s definition of…

COVID-19:  Impact among the Forest Dwelling (sedentary and pastoral) Communities

COVID-19:  Impact among the Forest Dwelling (sedentary and pastoral) Communities Prashant Anand, Email: [email protected], Samanta Foundation Practitioner, Website: www.samanta.org.in A young Van Gujjar man tests COVID positive so his family including his 6 month daughter, wife and family were quarantined. Vineeta ( fictitious name) a mother to 3 children from the Taungya community, aged 28…

Prof Leila Patel receives the prestigious Katherine A. Kendall Memorial Award

Prof Leila Patel receives the prestigious Katherine A. Kendall Memorial Award Professor Leila Patel, South African Research Chair in Welfare and Social Development, Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA), has been awarded the prestigious Katherine A. Kendall Memorial Award for 2020 by the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW). This award is made annually to…