This event will feature social workers and social care workers from around the globe speaking about how they have practiced in a time of the pandemic and will be useful for anyone looking for examples of practice great social work in a time of a pandemic.

Learning outcomes:

  • Reflect on common challenges which Covid-19 has brought to social work.
  • Identify what good practice looks like.
  • Consider how you can improve your own practice.

Download the accompanying documents to the Social work in a time of Covid-19: International lessons for practice webinar


  • Compere: Mariam Raja, Lecturer and member of the BASW England social work in Disasters working group.
  • Joachim Mumba, International Federation of Social Workers reflecting on Ubuntu in social work during Covid-19.
  • Gayathri Kalathil, Social worker from India speaking about her work with tribal people in Kerala during Covid-19.
  • Stephano Akuzike Joseph, Social worker from Malawi examining the impact of the pandemic on local communities.