NASW Social Work Talks Podcast

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NASW Social Work Talks podcast seeks to inform, educate and inspire by exploring topics that social workers care about with experts and practitioners.

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EP49: Supporting Seniors During Social Distancing

Mar 31, 2020

Lindsay Brine

Lindsay Brine is a former educator and current social work student at New York University. She speaks about supporting older residents of New York City through social distancing and the coronavirus pandemic.


EP48: Self-Care for Social Workers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Mar 17, 2020

Kristen Lee, Ed.D., LICSWWe speak with NASW member Kristen Lee, Ed.D., LICSW, about how social workers can practice self-care during the coronavirus pandemic.


EP47: Parents Under Pressure

Feb 25, 2020

Karen Zilberstein Karen Zilberstein is a psychotherapist and author of "Parents Under Pressure: Struggling to Raise Children in an Unequal America." She's also clinical director of the Northampton, Mass., chapter of A Home Within, a national non-profit devoted to providing pro bono therapy to foster care youth and alumni.


EP46: What Can We Learn from Dreams?

Feb 04, 2020

Arthur Strock NASW member Arthur Strock, Ph.D., is a founder of the International Association for the Study of Dreams and author of "Live By Your Dreams: Heartwarming Stories About Dreams and What They Tell Us." He speaks with us about dreams and how they can be used to improve our lives.


EP45: Clinical Social Work in a Police Department

Jan 21, 2020

Heather BurzynskiHeather Burzynski, MSW, APSW, SAC-IT, works as a clinical social worker with the Green Bay Police Department. She talks about the benefits of having a social worker embedded within a police department.


EP44: 2019 in Review & 2020 Preview

Dec 31, 2019

podcast studioThe podcast team members reflect on the topics we covered in 2019, what we're working on for 2020, and give thanks to our listeners and our amazing guests.


EP43: Faith-Based and Secular Meditation

Dec 17, 2019

Raymond Monsour ScurfieldRaymond Monsour Scurfield, DSW, LCSW, ACSW, NASW 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, speaks about his work with faith-based and secular meditation in his private practice and in the classroom.


Episode 42: Veterinary Social Work

Nov 26, 2019

Elizabeth B. StrandElizabeth B. Strand, PhD, LCSW, Director of Veterinary Social Work and Associate Professor, University of Tennessee, talks about the need for veterinary social workers and why she loves her work.


Episode 41: You Are Enough: Thriving After Narcissistic Abuse

Nov 12, 2019

Megan Fenyoe, LCSWMegan Fenyoe, LCSW, is an Air Force veteran, host of the Blonde Bombshell podcast, and author of "You Are Enough: 5 Steps To Move From Struggle to Strength." Her work focuses on how the mind affects well-being, and how individuals can use their personal strengths to overcome challenges.


Episode 40: Working Against Domestic Violence

Oct 28, 2019

Ruth Glenn

In this episode, we speak with Ruth Glenn, President & CEO of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, a domestic violence prevention advocate and survivor.


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