Episode 225 - Dr. Joy Learman: Gender-Based Violence and HIV
Infection: Experiences of HIV-Positive African Immigrant Women
In this episode, our guest Dr. Joy Learman describes the
underlying dynamics that can increase a woman's risk of being
HIV-positive and failing to obtain treatment. She discusses her
research involving contextual factors and personal experiences of
HIV-positive African immigrant women. Dr. Learman emphasizes the
need for support for at-risk groups and the development of policies
that promote women's reproductive health and decrease their risk of
Episode 129 - Agnes Williams: Native Americans and a Human
Rights and Trauma-Informed Perspective
In this episode, Ms. Agnes Williams, a member of the Seneca
Nation, uses her Nation's experience as a context to discuss
cultural appreciation. She also explores the concept of historical
trauma as well as the ideals of human rights and social justice,
and how those ideals have been compromised. Additionally, she
reflects on her work with social work student interns and the need
to take affirmative steps to provide support for Native American
social work students.
It is an exciting time to be a social worker! New and innovative
uses of technology are opening up possibilities
for better serving our clients. inSocialWork® and the
UB School of Social Work have many opportunities to learn more
about creative ways that social workers are using technology and
explore the latest information on how you can incorporate
technology into your practice.
Listen to the podcasts below to find out more
about how social workers are leveraging different kinds
of technology to build upon client strengths and increase the
impact of their agencies. These podcasts cover a wide range of
technologies, ranging from text messaging to social media, and
even video games!
You can also check out the Technology in Social Work Resource
Center, which contains links to a variety of websites, video,
podcats, and articles that explore how technology is making a
difference in social work practice. You can even submit your
own suggestions for items to include in the Technology Resource
Here at the University of Buffalo School of Social Work, we are
proud of our Trauma-Informed and Human Rights Perespective!
inSocialWork® offers a variety of podcasts on trauma,
trauma-informed care, human rights and social justice. You can
browse these podcasts at the links below. You can also download
flyers highlighting just a few of our podcasts on these topics.
Social workers need a variety skills and a knowledge base to
successfully navigate the diverse landscape of our
increasingly global world. The University at Buffalo School of
Social Work provides many opportunities to acquire the skills and
knowledge needed for professional practice and global citizenship.
Follow the links below to learn more about these oppotunities, and
to listen to some of our podcasts on cultural competence and
international social work.
Self-care is an essential part of sustaining good social work
At inSocialWork®, we encourage social workers to explore,
develop, and engage good self-care to enrich both their lives and
Here, you can find links to our podcasts related to social
worker self-care, explore a variety of self-care resources in UB
School of Social Work's Self Care Starter Kit, and view inspiring
photos of social workers engaging in self-care submitted by
listeners to our Self-Care Photo Contest. Be sure to 'Like' our
Facebook page for updates on new episodes and information on
From mental health to substance abuse, from ethics to cultural
competence, there is a variety of podcast topic categories to
Currently, the categories with the most downloads are:
1. Macro Social Work & Community Issues
2. Trauma & Trauma-Informed Care*
3. Social Work Practice & Interventions*
Enjoy this sample of top picks from among our most popular
Are you a social work practitioner, researcher or educator doing
innovative or cutting-edge work? Do you have an idea for a future
podcast? Do you have questions about inSocialWork®? We would
love to hear from you!
Write us at email@example.com with your ideas,
suggestions, and questions!