In This Episode
The Ultimate Betrayal: A Renewed Look at Intimate Partner Violence
Author Tricia B. Bent-Goodley explores the cultural, historical, psychological, social, familial, and legal issues surrounding intimate partner violence in this NASW Press publication.
Social Justice Brief: Social Work’s Role in Responding to Intimate Partner Violence
This NASW social justice brief defines intimate
partner violence, also known as domestic violence, as a serious
and persistent life-threatening criminal and public health problem
affecting millions of people each year across the United States.
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
Trauma expert Bessel van der Kolk reveals how traumatic stress literally rearranges the brain’s wiring in areas dedicated to pleasure, engagement, control, and trust. He shows how these areas can be reactivated through innovative treatments including neurofeedback, mindfulness techniques, play, yoga, and other therapies.
EP40: Working Against Domestic Violence
Ruth Glenn, President & CEO of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, is a domestic violence advocate and survivor.
She was in Washington, DC, presenting at NASW's 2019 virtual forum, "Addressing Domestic Violence Through the Social Work Lens."
EP15: Speaking Out Against Domestic Violence
Carla Gonzalez is a clinical social worker and domestic violence survivor who leverages her professional skills and her platform as Miss U.S. World Elite (among other titles) as a vehicle for speaking out against domestic violence, bullying and sexual assault.
EP24: Human Trafficking
Susan Munsey, LCSW, founded GenerateHope, a nonprofit that provides
long-term housing and trauma-informed therapy, education, and vocational
support for young women and teens who have survived the trauma of sex
trafficking. A survivor of trafficking herself, Munsey is passionate
about rescuing and rehabilitating women and educating people on this
EP19: Bullying Prevention
Guest Catherine P. Bradshaw, MEd, PhD, is a developmental
psychologist and youth violence prevention researcher. She's editor of
Handbook on Bullying Prevention: A Life Course Perspective, which
offers recommendations for prevention and intervention in bullying
across the lifespan.