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Benefits and Risks of practicing Teletherapy and Online Therapy

Benefits and Risks of practicing Teletherapy and Online Therapy

Serious psychiatric illnesses and critical incidents require close and direct treatment or in-person intervention rather than relying on telethera...
Answers to Recent Questions From Mental Health Professionals

Answers to Recent Questions From Mental Health Professionals

We’ve received many calls from mental health professionals asking about alternative treatment methods including teletherapy and online therapy. Un...
Social Work Alumni Redefine Essential Care during Pandemic

Social Work Alumni Redefine Essential Care during Pandemic

SUMMARY:  During the COVID-19 crisis, dozens of new healthcare issues have entered the public conscience. That being said, problems from before th...
Real Doctors. Real Social Workers. Virtual Patients

Real Doctors. Real Social Workers. Virtual Patients

SUMMARY:  At Boston University, students are piloting a new VR training technology that allows doctors and social worker trainees to meet patien...
Key Resources from NASW for Social Workers During COVID-19

Key Resources from NASW for Social Workers During COVID-19

Social workers, like many health and behavioral health professionals, are concerned about the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on t...
Institutional Residents Among the Most Vulnerable During the COVID-19 Crisis

Institutional Residents Among the Most Vulnerable During the COVID-19 Crisis

SUMMARY:  Coronavirus infection rates have skyrocketed in residential centers across the country. In New Jersey, prisons and healthcare institu...
Social Workers Add a Holistic Touch to Contact Tracing

Social Workers Add a Holistic Touch to Contact Tracing

SUMMARY:  As cities start to lift coronavirus lockdown restrictions, local officials are beginning to form contact tracing teams to control the sp...
Unrecognized heroes adapt mental health services in a COVID-19 era

Unrecognized heroes adapt mental health services in a COVID-19 era

SUMMARY:  In her column Debra Riggs points out new challenges social workers are facing in their work to help an increasingly vulnerable populati...
Seattle residents rave about their social workers

Seattle residents rave about their social workers

In their words: To our seldom-mentioned social workers. Their position is very difficult. Helping so many get through this tough time. They work...
Frequently Asked Questions by Social Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic

Frequently Asked Questions by Social Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused NASW Assurance Services and the NASW Risk Retention Group to receive an inordinate number of phone calls from soc...
New Bill Would Codify Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement for Social Workers

New Bill Would Codify Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement for Social Workers

SUMMARY:  Last Friday April 24th, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03), Rep. Troy Balderson (OH-12), and Rep. French Hill (AR-02) introduced bipartisan legis...
Printable Therapy Resources To Use On Your Job

Printable Therapy Resources To Use On Your Job

Have you found yourself looking for a simple worksheet or handout to give to your client, and not finding it at the right moment? Look no furthe...