Support to Vulnerable People during COVID-19 Pandemic in the Jimma City, Oromia region, Ethiopia

Support to Vulnerable People during COVID-19 Pandemic in the Jimma City, Oromia region, Ethiopia By Birhanu Fufa, Department of Social Work, Jimma University, Ethiopia Ethiopia recorded the first positive case of COVID-19 on 13 March 2020.  By 29 March, the Ministry of Health announced the first coronavirus related death in the country. On 7th April,…

‘Let’s Fight the Pandemic Together’: An Online Social Work Service for Adolescents  

‘Let’s Fight the Pandemic Together’: An Online Social Work Service for Adolescents By Professor Liya Xu, China Youth University of Political Studies, China Social Work Academy (SFSWPC), Beijing, China and Zhen Peng, Lecturer, China Youth University of Political Studies, China Association for Social Work Education (SYSWPC), Beijng, China Service Background Since the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak,…

A light in the darkest time

A light in the darkest time By Liu Xiaoan, Good Companion Response Team, Wuhan, China Email: liu.xiaoan@qq.com “My mother was up all night. What can I do? Please help her. We can’t wait any longer!” This is one of the messages from online groups seeking help during the COVID-19 pandemic in Wuhan, the epicenter of…

During COVID-19 Outbreak, School of Social Work At China Women’s University Cooperated with Professional Social Organizations to Provide Community Services

During COVID-19 Outbreak, School of Social Work At China Women’s University Cooperated with Professional Social Organizations to Provide Community Services Prepared by Miao Yan Mei (Associate Professor) School of Social Work At China Women’s University Under the guidance and with the financial support of the China Association for Social Work Education (CASWE), the School of…

Responding to vulnerable people: Emergency social work practice in nursing homes in Wuhan, China  

Responding to vulnerable people: Emergency social work practice in nursing homes in Wuhan, China Prepared by Yan Huang, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, School of Health, Fujian Medical University Jingrong Chen, MSW, Department of Social Work, School of Sociology and Anthropology, Xiamen University Since January this year, China has been shrouded in the shadow…

Online Social Work Services to Physicians and Nurses Working in Temporary Quarantine Hospitals in Tianjin, China

You are Here for All of Us, We are Here for You: Online Social Work Services to Physicians and Nurses Working in Temporary Quarantine Hospitals in Tianjin, China Prepared by Yang Yunjuan, Wang Miao Department of Social Work, Tianjin University of Technology, China Background: With the outbreak of COVID-19, China adopted the strongest epidemic policies.…

Community’s Online and Offline Interdisciplinary SMPC Model in Shaanxi, China

Community’s Online and Offline Interdisciplinary SMPC Model in Shaanxi, China Prepared by Ying Liu Associate Professor, Northwest University, Shaanxi, China   The outbreak of Covid-19 in 2020 has impacted different walks of life including individuals, groups and organizations in China. To address social challenges under the state of emergency, the active participation and professional assistance…

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…