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NASW Social Work Talks podcast gives us an opportunity to explore topics that social workers care about and to hear from social work experts and pioneers.
Jean E Balestrery, PhD, MA, MSW, LICSW, talks about what social workers need to know about how dementia effects indigenous peoples.
Our guest Michael Wilkins, LCSW, is therapist at the Center for Trauma & Resilience in Denver. We speak with Michael about his work bringing yoga and breathing techniques to inmates in Colorado.
Jonathan B. Singer, Ph.D., LCSW, speaks with us about how social workers can help prevent suicide.
Singer is an associate professor of social work at Loyola University Chicago and a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in working with children and families. He's also the host of the award-winning Social Work Podcast, and author of multiple publications, including "Suicide in Schools: A Practitioner's Guide to Multi-level Prevention, Assessment, Intervention, and Postvention."
Clinical social workers, like other clinicians such as psychologists, would like to be able to practice in multiple states or territories.
NASW CEO Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSW, speaks with Mary Jo Monahan, CEO of the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) about efforts to enable social work practice mobility.
Rebekah Gewirtz, MPA, Executive Director of NASW’s Massachusetts Chapter, speaks with us about how her chapter is fighting against clawbacks in her state. Clawbacks are when an insurance company requires a provider to return money they’ve been paid in the past. Clawbacks can occur months, or even years, after the service has been provided.
NASW member Debra Walsh Keane talks about why libraries need social workers, the kinds of services library social workers provide, as well as the rewards and challenges of the job.
Ellen Kahn is a social worker and Director of the Children, Youth and Families Program at the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). We speak with her about HRC's work to serve youth who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer.
Philip Tedeschi, LCSW, is Clinical Professor and Executive Director of the Institute for Human-Animal Connection at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work. We speak with Professor Tedeschi about the benefits of animal-assisted interventions in social work.
Martha Gonzalez-Cortes is Senior Vice President of Community Investment at Kalamazoo Community Foundation in Michigan. She has a deep working knowledge of immigration policy issues, and a passion for finding systemic solutions to challenges faced by immigrant and refugee families.
Athena Viscusi, LCSW, is a clinical social worker who provides psychosocial care for staff at Doctor's Without Borders / Médecins sans frontières.
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