This presentation addresses a brief history of knowledge around rural social work (including demographics), 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). Understanding the Complexities of Workforce Issues Among Rural Social Workers. Annual Conference of the Region 6 Minnesota Social Service Association. Hutchinson, MN. October 30, 2008.
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