Fear, Grief and Recovery
April 16, 2020
As a social worker who has worked 40 years with medical and educational problems in public institutions, I am observing the coronavirus, the diverse responses to it, and the conflicts which are evolving personally and socially.
I see that we are in a grief process with all that that brings. We are anxious, angry, trying to negotiate about its reality, denying its presence, and crying with frustration and distress. We are hoping “we will all return to normal.” We are blaming those who were engaged but have not resolved the problem to our liking. We are wanting all to be as it was prior t...