Eye on Ethics: Virtuous Virtual Social Work

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School of Social Work


The social work careers all of us planned on no longer exist, at least for now. COVID-19 has made sure of that. Hospice social workers communicate with patients and their loved ones on smartphones. School social workers and students connect with each other on their respective laptops and tablets. Social workers in independent practice are scrambling to learn the art of video counseling. Agency administrators are convening staff meetings on cloud-based platforms.