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 pioneers.
Our guest Suze Orman is a New York Times best-selling author and smart money expert. She hosted the award-winning “Suze Orman Show” on CNBC for 13 years. Her books include "Women & Money," “The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous and Broke” and “The Courage to be Rich."
We spoke with her about balancing working in a helping profession and taking care of yourself first.
Social work has the highest debt-to-salary ratio of any profession. Robert Schachter, DSW, LMSW, describes how social workers in New York City advocated for pay equity in one of the highest cost-of-living cities in the country. Dr. Schachter served for 27 years as the Executive Director of the NASW New York City chapter.
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 issue.
Mike Langlois, MSW, LICSW, is author of "Reset: Video Games & Psychotherapy." He's a gamer-affirmative therapist whose work focuses on gaming, social media, and the impact of social networks on relationships.
Langlois encourages us to change our perspective of gaming and to understand that they can be very social in nature.
Zander Keig, MSW, LCSW, is a clinical social work case manager on the U.S. Navy Medicine West Regional Transgender Care Team. He's a U.S. Coast Guard veteran and co-author of three books and several journal articles. He is also a transsexual man who transitioned in 2005.
Our guest Santo D. Marabella, MBA, DSW, is an author, playwright, filmmaker, speaker and educator. He's the author of "The Lessons of Caring: Inspiration and Support for Caregivers."
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