THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS
Updated information is provided by New York State about the novel Coronavirus. Stay up to date. Know the facts. Resources from NASW are provided below, as well as update information from the CDC and resources for therapist.
The CDC is responding to a pandemic of respiratory disease spreading from person to person caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. The disease has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). This situation poses a serious public health risk. The federal government is working closely with state, local, tribal, and territorial partners as well as public health partners, to respond to this situation. COVID-19 can cause mild to severe illness; most severe illness occurs in adults 65 years and older and people of any age with serious underlying medical problems.
NASW NEW YORK CITY CHAPTER
The NASW-NYC Chapter is working hard on keeping social workers updated on the COVID-19 outbreak and making sure that New York recognizes social workers as essential and needed in a crisis like this. We understand the frustration and anxiety that is happening and we strive to be a valuable resource for you all during this time.
SCHOOL SOCIAL WORK
Great resources on school social work and Covid-19, as well as free webinars.
May 14th Finding Pleasure and Resilience Through Self Care. To help us counter the increased stress we’re all living through, finding ways of engaging in practices of self-care that are accessible, supportive, resilient, and pleasurable can serve as a protective factor and possibly help reduce the long-term impacts of this trauma.
The Center for Clinical Social Work (CCSW) prides itself on being a close organization of clinical social workers who support each other through everything, especially during a time like this. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has impacted us in every aspect of our lives – professionally, personally, financially and mentally. We empathize with you as all of us go through this together.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI has over 600 state organizations and affiliates across the nation