This presentation addresses a brief history of knowledge around rural social work, the current state of knowledge on rural workforce issues, the social work workforce in rural and remote areas, recruitment and retention issues and concerns, and suggestions for future development of social work workforce, research, and knowledge development.
Mackie, P.F.E. (2008). Social Workers in Rural Areas: Research on Workforce Issues, Recruitment, and Retention. 34th Annual Conference of the National Association for Rural Mental Health. Burlington, VT. August 8, 2008.
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