The authors will discuss what we can learn about social work practice from research during COVID-19, what the pandemic might tell us about future practice and research during times of crisis, and what is the lasting impact of COVID-19 on social work practice and research.

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2023

Time: 7 - 8:30 pm Central European Time; 11 am - 12:30 pm Pacific Time, 10 - 11:30 am Alaska Time

Location: Zoom – registration is required. You will receive a Zoom link upon registration.

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Matthew Baker and Shanna Williams, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Canada – The Impact of COVID-19 on Social Work Practice in Canada

Ann Wullum Aasback, Department of Social Work, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway – Domesticating Technology in Pandemic Social Work

Merita Mesiäislehto, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland – Social Workers’ Perceptions on Clients’ Service Needs and Social Work Practices during the COVID-19 Pandemic

For more information, please contact the webinar organizers:

Debbie Gonzalez, Humboldt State University, USA (

Lennart Sauer, Umeå University, Sweden (

Mary Dallas Allen, University of Alaska Anchorage, USA (