NASW Social Work Talks

NASW Social Work Talks Podcast

Inform, Educate & Inspire

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 practitioners. 


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EP72: 2021 Revisions to the NASW Code of Ethics

Jun 08, 2021

Dawn HobdyWe speak with Dawn M. Hobdy, LICSW, NASW's Vice President, Ethics, Diversity and Inclusion, about the 2021 updates to the NASW Code of Ethics.

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EP71: Child Welfare and the Coronavirus Pandemic

May 25, 2021

Lesli SuggsOur guest is Lesli Suggs, LICSW, President and CEO of The Home for Little Wanderers, a Boston-based organization that helps build stable lives and hopeful futures for children who are abused, neglected or at-risk.

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EP70: Stop Asian Hate

May 04, 2021

Janlee Wong We speak about how to stop anti-Asian violence and hate with Janlee Wong, MSW, who was Executive Director of NASW's California chapter for over 25 years.

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EP69: Superheroes and Grief

Apr 06, 2021

Jill Dr. Jill Harrington, DSW, LCSW, is creator and co-editor of "Superhero Grief: The Transformative Power of Loss," which provides practical ideas for promoting healing through modern superhero stories.

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EP68: Battling Burnout

Feb 23, 2021

Kelley BonnerWe speak with Kelley Bonner, LCSW, MA, a burnout expert and wellness advocate, about how social workers can recognize, prevent and recover from burnout.

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EP67: Living With and Overcoming Stress

Feb 09, 2021

Darryl WebsterDarryl Webster, MSW, LICSW, a school social worker for 25 years, is the author of “I Think I’m Going Crazy: Proven Strategies for Managing Stress, Overcoming Anxiety and Depression.” We speak with him about dealing with stress during the pandemic and beyond.

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EP66: Social Workers in Film

Jan 26, 2021

Gerri Matthews and Matt AndersonIn this episode, we speak with Matt Anderson and Gerri Matthews are social workers who use film as a way to advocate for people and causes they believe in.

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EP65: Emotional Intelligence

Dec 29, 2020

George AndersonGeorge Anderson is a board-certified diplomate in psychotherapy, and author of "Gaining Control of Ourselves," among other works. We talk with him about emotional intelligence and how social workers can use it in their work.

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EP64: Raising Kids with Grit and Resilience

Dec 15, 2020

Elisa Nebolsine Elisa Nebolsine, LCSW, is author of "The Grit Workbook for Kids." We speak with her about why grit and determination are so important, and how parents and social workers can help kids develop these important skills.

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EP63: Why We Need More Black Male Social Workers

Nov 24, 2020

Walter Palmer, JD, and Dr. Anthony Estreet, LCSW-CWe speak with Walter Palmer, JD, and Dr. Anthony Estreet, LCSW-C, and about why we need more Black male social workers, and how we can support people looking to enter the profession.

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