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.
Below are resources to support clinical social workers in their role during the pandemic:
- What mental health clinicians can do about COVID-19
- Strategies for Managing COVID-19 Stress & Anxiety
- Psychological Impact of Quarantine & How to Reduce It
- Your Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Click here for the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) response to COVID-19.
Click here for the World Health Organization (WHO) mental health considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Click here for the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) parent/caregiver guide to helping families cope with COVID-19.
Click here for a post from the HIPAA Journal about telehealth services and relaxed HIPAA enforcement during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Click here for a list of states allowing temporary jurisdictional relief for people and telehealth across state lines during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Click here for an article titled “The Psychological Trauma That Awaits Our Doctors and Nurses” by Jennifer Senior of The New York Times.
Click here for a list of insurance FAQ’s from our partners at the Healthcare Providers Service Organization (HPSO).
Below are resources from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS):
- Caring for Patients Mental Wellbeing during Coronavirus
- Helping Homebound Children during COVID-19 Outbreak
- Psychological Effects of Quarantine During Coronavirus Outbreak
- Sustaining the Wellbeing of Healthcare Personnel during Coronavirus
In addition, part of staying healthy during this time is maintaining a physical distance, which is not the same as social distance. Keep a safe physical distance, but keep a close social one. Never in history have we had so many ways to keep in touch: email, text, phones, chat, Skype, Zoom, FaceTime, etc. Find a way that works for you and use it. Don’t feel you have to go it alone.
For the most up to date information about COVID-19, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at www.cdc.gov.