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: anandprashant@gmail.com, 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…

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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…

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Working during Covid-19:  Notes from Scotland

Working during Covid-19:  Notes from Scotland   By Keith Sutherland, social work student, University of Stirling I am Keith, currently a student in my second year of a Social Work Masters course, based in Stirling, Scotland. I also work part time as a Social Work Assistant in a frontline Children and Families Social Work Team.…

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Managing your lifestyle during the COVID 19 lockdown

Managing your lifestyle during the COVID 19 lockdown Rashmi Pandey Executive Office-International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW)   The COVID-19 pandemic is presenting an extraordinary experience for all of us. This includes lockdown,  a rough time coping with the challenges brought on by abrupt changes in lifestyle. For me there is NO big…

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Social work in a SW England NGO during lockdown

Social work in a SW England NGO during lockdown   Prepared by Natalie Pethick I qualified as a social worker last September and got a job at START where I completed my final placement. This NGO in the south west of the UK supports refugees to access their rights and provides student placements for social…

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Advance: a SAGE preprints community : Connect with the latest coronavirus research

View as webpage   |    Email alerts Share: Explore featured preprints Advance continues to support and provide you with a platform to help share your findings quickly and will be prioritizing all submissions on urgent social science focused pandemic related papers. Read our selection of preprints related to the virus and its impact. Social Work and COVID-19 Pandemic: An…

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Invitation to participate in research on Ethical Challenges for Social Workers During COVID-19

Invitation to participate in research on Ethical Challenges for Social Workers During COVID-19   We would like to invite you to participate in research conducted by the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) and an international Social Work Ethics Research Group consisting of academics from a number of countries, coordinated  by Professor Sarah Banks, Durham University, UK.…

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