By Sue Coyle Social workers play an important role in health care, even more so as health care services become increasingly integrated. The impact that social workers have on their patients, the patients’ families and the health care team as a whole varies depending...
Social workers play an important role in health care, even more so as health care services become increasingly integrated.
Sickle cell disease is frequently contested as a disability. So opportunities to support people with sickle cell disease escape many healthcare providers.
Even as availability to vaccines becomes more widespread, challenges remain in reaching people experiencing homelessness.
It is easy to forget how terrified we were in the early days and months of the pandemic—and the relief we felt when mRNA vaccines were developed, approved, and rolled out across the country in seemingly record time.
After Roe was overturned on June 24, 2022, and lacking a federal policy, many states scrambled to either protect access to abortion or ban it
Stress and Depression in Ohio Social Workers during the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Buffering Role of Social Connectedness
A study found that among social workers with a positive COVID-19 diagnosis, 70 percent experienced moderate/high levels of stress, and 37 percent met the criteria for clinical depressive symptoms.
Social workers play a critical role in helping people manage their chronic pain, including those who may have developed an opioid misuse disorder.