SOCIAL SERVICE WORKFORCE SAFETY AND WELLBEING DURING THE COVID-19 RESPONSE
Practical Guide how to help Social Service Workers deliver critical and often lifesaving services to children and people in need, while keeping themselves healthy and protected.
Content: A well-supported, appropriately equipped, empowered, and protected social service workforce is essential to mitigating the damaging effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Social service workers can build on their existing strong ties to children, families, and communities to rapidly respond in ways that are effective. However, to do so, they must stay safe and healthy. This document is intended to provide guidance on how to support the social service workforce and empower them to safely serve children, families, and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. This guidance is for Governments, non-governmental organizations, social service workers, and their supervisors.