Most families, both domestically and internationally, were affected by the Covid-19 outbreak. A majority of people lost their jobs, which reduced their purchasing power. Loss of work contributes to the expulsion of low-income families. A majority of affected families suffered from diabetes or other pre-existing illnesses. Sharma and co. 2020. Children and their homes are affected by gun violence. Due to current gun violence, the majority of minorities and children feel uncomfortable when moving to the United States. Although people buy firearms for their own defense, this can cause fear in the homes of family members. The rise in gun violence is clearly linked to intimate relationships and domestic violence. Intimate partner abuse is a common problem in America. About 21% and 11%, respectively, reported NCDAV,2021. Domestic violence is more likely to result in murder if there are firearms around the house (NCDAV 2021). Children are more vulnerable to violence in homes that lack support and peace. Intimate partners can inflict domestic violence on their spouses, resulting in PTSD-level mental and physical trauma.
When intervening on behalf of children, social workers must perform three important tasks: advocacy, case management and policy development (Segal, et al. 2019, 2019). In analyzing criminal factors that threaten the survival of families or children, social workers involve families and children as well as other criminal justice practitioners. Social workers might collaborate with law enforcement in order to catch domestic abusers. Additionally, social workers might offer counselling services for children and their families to assist them in overcoming obstacles. To ensure the safety of children and families, it is necessary to work with politicians. Social workers may encourage government to take measures to reduce the economic impact of Covid-19. They may also design laws to prevent and regulate gun violence. Advocacy is the process of educating people about sustainable methods. Social workers could advocate best family practices to encourage stability.