Introducing Social Work in Health Emergencies

Patricia Fronek, Karen Smith Rotabi-Casares, Jonathan Dickens

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Chapter 1 introduces social work in health emergencies and discusses key public health concepts in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Understanding the science and the language of public health and being able to communicate these understandings at all ecological levels are key to practising public health social work. In this chapter, Jonathan Dickens offers insights into the impact of COVID-19 in different welfare regimes and a model of state responses, the implications of which play out alongside pandemic politics and offer clarity to the compelling global story of practice and innovation depicted in this book.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSocial Work in Health Emergencies
Subtitle of host publicationGlobal Perspectives
EditorsPatricia Fronek, Karen Smith Rotabi-Casares
Number of pages32
ISBN (Electronic)9781003111214
ISBN (Print)9780367628741
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2022

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