Topics: Diversity, Education and Training, Health Information Technology, Rural Health, Telehealth
Research Center: GW Health Workforce Research Center
Distance learning in social work has proliferated in recent years. It is increasingly promoted as a strategy for diversifying the social work workforce and expanding access to graduate education for individuals in rural and under-served communities. Findings indicate that online and blended education is associated with practice in rural and underserved areas.
This article examines the effects of distance learning in social work education.