Physical Distancing and Social Work Best Practices


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Physical Distancing and Social Work Best Practices

April 27, 2020 | by NCCD

A recent webinar hosted by NCCD and the American Public Human Services Association is now available as an audio recording. Listen to four child welfare experts from across the country answer questions from the moderators and attendees about how their work to keep children safe has evolved since the COVID-19 pandemic—and physical distancing—began.

The April 22 webinar featured the following child welfare leaders.


  • Beki Dunagan, Deputy Director, Arkansas Division of Children and Family Services
  • Rebecca Jones Gaston, MSW, Child Welfare Director, Oregon Department of Human Services
  • Kimberly Giardina, DSW, Acting Director of Child Welfare, County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency
  • Bobbi Johnson, Associate Director, Child Welfare Services, Maine Child and Family Services

Listen to the recording here. See our other resources regarding child welfare practice during this public health crisis here.