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Urban Social Work in Addressing COVID-19

Urban Social Work in Addressing COVID-19

Instructions: In a 4-5-page paper, highlight the role of urban social work in addressing the impact and implications associated with the COVID-19 health pandemic in the urban community. Student should identify a specific population within the urban setting. The paper should be in APA format and 5-7 scholarly resources should be used. Address the following: 

· The prevalence of COVID-19 in Baltimore City

· Description of the selected population – child abuse and neglect

o https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/can/

o https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/childabuseandneglect/fastfact.html

o https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/factsheets/whatiscan/

· Identify the system or institution impacted as it relates to the specified population – Child Welfare

o https://www.brookings.edu/research/what-covid-19-means-for-americas-child-welfare-system/

o medpagetoday.com/special-reports/exclusives/90394

· Describe the role of the urban social worker in addressing the problem

· Identify the social work skills required to effectively serve as a change agent