This session was recorded during the 2021 Alaska chapter of the NASW Bi-annual Conference.
The purpose of this panel discussion is to explore the current context of social work education in Alaska and the United States with a focus on how COVID-19 has impacted social work education and practice and to discuss how social work education can be responsive to the current workforce needs in Alaska. The objectives of this presentation are to:
- Explore the national context of social work education States with a focus on how COVID19 has impacted social work education and practice.
- Describe the BSW programs at UAF and UAA and the MSW program at UAA.
- Discuss how the UAF and UAA social work programs can be better responsive to the current and future Alaska workforce needs.