6 Ways to Stay Safe As a Social Worker During Home Visits

In this video I wanted to cover Social Worker home visits…this is a topic that a lot of Social Workers express concerns about when they are working in the field….and rightfully so… because sometimes we go into situation that are dangerous, that are hostile or places where there is a high level of crisis and conflict. Staying safe as a Social Worker takes planning, communication and a keen awareness of your environment and of your triggers.

Whether you are a CPS Worker, School Social Worker, Case Manager, Clinical Social Worker, or Foster Care worker…and I have been all of the above…I hope this video will give you a few things to be mindful of as you are conducting home visits. Know that you can grow and expand this list as you gain more experience in the field.

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