Studying Social Workers' Roles in Natural Disasters During a Global Pandemic
This article shares practice and research recommendations for a social worker relating to therapeutic interactions, social justice, and public health during disasters. Social workers are viewed as a source of reliable information about safety, resources, and opportunities to assist others during disasters. This resource includes:
- A comparison between disasters
- Qualitative approach to social work practice during COVID-19
Recommended for environmental public health professionals working on cross-sector collaboration activities with social workers to understand how the social workers’ role may change depending on the type of disaster that is occurring.