Evolving Role Of Social Workers During COVID-19 And Racial Justice Reforms
This episode originally aired on Dec. 29, 2020.
For generations, social workers have railed against societal injustices while caring for the neediest and most vulnerable in society.
The pandemic has created more demand than ever, and social workers are answering the call – in hospitals and nursing homes, on the streets helping the homeless, and, increasingly, partnering with law enforcement.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, we look at the evolving role of social workers and the growing challenges amid the call for racial justice and the pandemic.
- Angelo McClain, CEO, National Association of Social Workers
- Morgan Springsteen, social worker, Cincinnati
- Tom Gregoire, dean, Ohio State University College of Social Work
- Patricia Lyons, president, Columbus chapter of the National Association of Black Social Workers
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