Innovations in Community Crisis Intervention — Adopting the ACT and AtCER MODEL in The COVID-19 Outbreak

  Innovations in Community Crisis Intervention — Adopting the ACT and AtCER MODEL in The COVID-19 Outbreak   Prepared by Mr. Johnston H. C. Wong Social Work and Social Administration Programme, Beijing Normal University – Hong Kong Baptist University United International College   Early studies tended to focus on the roles and functions of the…

Support from University College for Applied Science (HOGENT) to frontline workers fighting COVID-19 in Belgium

  Support from University College for Applied Science (HOGENT) to frontline workers fighting COVID-19 in Belgium   Prepared by: Femke Dewulf University College for Applied Science (HOGENT), Belgium   Last week, some employees of the FTI lab (Fashion and Textiles Innovation Lab) of HOGENT started developing various prototypes of mouth masks for UZ hospital in Ghent…

Social Workers’ Joint Action of Three-Three for Community-Based Pandemic Prevention and Control in Hubei

  Social Workers’ “Joint Action of Three-Three for Community-Based Pandemic Prevention and Control” in Hubei   Prepared by: Prof. Qin Qin, Sociology Department of Wuhan University of Technology   As COVID-19 hit Hubei, the CPC Central Committee decisively started the “extraordinary mode” of the Spring Festival, turning the traditional holiday into a critical window period…

Interdisciplinary Remote Networking: Social Work Involvement in the COVID-19 Outbreak Aid in China

  Interdisciplinary Remote Networking: Social Work Involvement in the COVID-19 Outbreak Aid in China   Prepared by Zhihong Yu, Qiqi Chen, Guanghuai Zheng, Yuhong Zhu[1],   The COVID-19 pandemic, as today’s catastrophic threat to humanity, has sparked outbreak around the world. We`ve seen community spread quickly in areas outside China, and the figures of infection…

How we hold emotional connection during a time of social distance online in Advanced Clinical Social Work Practice with Groups

  How we hold emotional connection during a time of social distance online in Advanced Clinical Social Work Practice with Groups   Prepared by: Dr. Heidi Heft LaPorte, Associate Professor, Barry University School of Social Work   In our sudden shift from face to face to an online course, Advanced Clinical Social Work Practice with…

Sharing Our Stories:  Making Visible Social Work’s Contribution to the COVID-19 Outbreak

Sharing Our Stories:  Making Visible Social Work’s Contribution to the COVID-19 Outbreak   Dear members of IASSW and friends of social work, We hope you are all well, even if you are dealing with the unprecedented demands of COVID-19 on our families, friends, communities and service users. The corona virus has now penetrated virtually every…

SWESD2020 Conference Postponement – November 8/11, 2020

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, colleagues & friends The organizers of the SWESD2020 have carefully observed the situation regarding the COVID-19 outbreak in Italy and in Europe. We were constantly evaluating press releases and other official information from relevant authorities like WHO, Italian Ministry of Health, etc., which we are in contact with. Currently our two…