During the COVID-19 crisis, dozens of new healthcare issues have entered the public conscience. That being said, problems from before the pandemic continue to persist such as the need for patient and spousal counseling, mental health care, childhood intervention, and foster care. Social workers around the country are uniquely prepared to face these preexisting issues, working their hardest and most efficiently to connect people with the resources they need. Alumni from the University of Tennessee Knoxville share their inspiring COVID-19 social work stories in this article.
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