COVID-19 Podcast Episodes

NASW Social Work Talks Podcast

EP80: Vaccine Education with "Connect to End COVID-19"

Connect to end COVID-19, overlapping speech bubbles, social workers support informed vaccine decision-making

Learn about Connect to End COVID-19, NASW's national CDC-funded initiative that helps social workers and their clients to make informed decisions about life-saving vaccines, with guest Anna Mangum, former Deputy Director of Programs at NASW.

Posted February 8, 2022

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EP85: How To Reach Special Populations with Motivational Interviewing

Mary Velasquez and Gwen Bouie Haynes

In this episode, we talk about how social workers can talk to harder-to-reach special populations about vaccines and use motivational interviewing to inform people about vaccines. 

Our guests are NASW Mississippi Chapter Executive Director and Special Populations Coordinator Gwen Bouie Haynes, PhD, LMSW, and Mary Velasquez, PhD, professor and director of the Health Behavior Research and Training Institute at the University of Texas at Austin.

Posted May 26, 2022

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