Online Social Work Practice: Issues and Guidelines for the Profession

Goutham M. Menon, Julie Miller-Cribbs

Abstract


There has been growth in the utilization of information and communication
(ICT) tools in the field of social work in recent years.While most of the work has
revolved around community practice, some social workers have moved into the
realm of online, web-based therapeutic practice. This paper discusses important
issues emerging from this new form of social work practice and concludes with suggested
guidelines for the use of ICTs in social work practice.

Keywords


Web-based counseling; online therapy; technology-enhanced practice

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