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Image: Podcast: Beth Kanter: The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Creating a Self-Care Culture Within the Workplace
Podcast: Beth Kanter: The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Creating a Self-Care Culture Within the Workplace (7/3/2017)

In this episode, Beth Kanter, author of "The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit," offers strategies to help both individuals and nonprofit organizations obtain impact without burnout and create a culture of...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Charnetta Gadling-Cole and Dr. Cathy McElderry: The Development School Partnership: Interrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline
Podcast: Dr. Charnetta Gadling-Cole and Dr. Cathy McElderry: The Development School Partnership: Interrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline (6/19/2017)

In this episode, our guests discuss the Development School Partnership, a collaborative effort and intervention to interrupt the school-to-prison pipeline. By offering wraparound services to students...

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Image: Podcast: Kimberly Washington: Therapeutic Patient Navigation: Filling the Gaps for Clients with Neurodegenerative Disorders
Podcast: Kimberly Washington: Therapeutic Patient Navigation: Filling the Gaps for Clients with Neurodegenerative Disorders (6/5/2017)

In this episode, our guest Kimberly Washington of the St. Jude's Project at Catholic Charities in Washington, D.C. discusses her "Therapeutic Patient Navigation" community-based project. She describes...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Ande Nesmith: Text-Based Crisis Intervention Counseling: A Promising Venue to Reach Underserved Young Clients
Podcast: Dr. Ande Nesmith: Text-Based Crisis Intervention Counseling: A Promising Venue to Reach Underserved Young Clients (5/22/2017)

In this episode, Dr. Ande Nesmith takes the path of least resistance and most user-friendly access by utilizing text-based intervention counseling to reach and assist younger clients. She describes...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Henry Louis Taylor Jr.: The Economics of Urban Segregation (part 2 of 2)
Podcast: Dr. Henry Louis Taylor Jr.: The Economics of Urban Segregation (part 2 of 2) (5/8/2017)

In this episode, the second of a two-part discussion on the economics of urban segregation, Dr. Henry Louis Taylor introduces the concept of the "just city." He illustrates the contrasts between the...

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Image: Podcast: Nicole Clark: Social Work Entrepreneurship
Podcast: Nicole Clark: Social Work Entrepreneurship (4/24/2017)

In this episode, our guest Nicole Clark, LMSW, describes her journey from agency practitioner to self-employed, independent consultant. Ms. Clark discusses how she embraced the entrepreneurial spirit...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Henry Louis Taylor Jr.: The Economics of Urban Segregation (part 1 of 2)
Podcast: Dr. Henry Louis Taylor Jr.: The Economics of Urban Segregation (part 1 of 2) (4/10/2017)

With over 80 percent of Americans living in urban areas, it is crucial for social workers to consider how the development of cities in the United States has played a role in creating and maintaining...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Matthew Epperson and Dr. Carrie Pettus-Davis: Smart Decarceration
Podcast: Dr. Matthew Epperson and Dr. Carrie Pettus-Davis: Smart Decarceration (3/27/2017)

In this episode, our guests Dr. Matthew Epperson and Dr. Carrie Pettus-Davis discuss their research and efforts to provide an alternative to the mass incarceration movement in the United States. Both...

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Image: Podcast: Sarah Beck Buchanan, Wright Kaminer, and Dr. Roger Nooe: The Community Law Office: An Integration of Social Work and Criminal Defense
Podcast: Sarah Beck Buchanan, Wright Kaminer, and Dr. Roger Nooe: The Community Law Office: An Integration of Social Work and Criminal Defense (3/13/2017)

In the United States, there are more than ten million criminal arrests each year. It is well known that many of those arrested also have a number of personal and environmental issues that not only...

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Image: Podcast: Karen Zgoda, Rachel L. West, and Patricia Shelly: Promoting Macro Social Work Through Social Media/Twitter Chats
Podcast: Karen Zgoda, Rachel L. West, and Patricia Shelly: Promoting Macro Social Work Through Social Media/Twitter Chats (2/27/2017)

In this episode, our guests Karen Zgoda, Rachel L. West, and Patricia Shelly describe how they are using macro social work Twitter chats to promote support for and education about all forms of macro...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Omid Safi: "Islamophobia" in America
Podcast: Dr. Omid Safi: "Islamophobia" in America (2/13/2017)

Muslims have been part of the fabric of America for more than five hundred years. There were likely Muslim members of Columbus's crew when they arrived in the American hemisphere in 1492...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Nancy Kusmaul and Lisa Kendall: Impacts of Trauma in Later Life
Podcast: Dr. Nancy Kusmaul and Lisa Kendall: Impacts of Trauma in Later Life (1/30/2017)

In this episode, our guests Dr. Nancy Kusmaul and Lisa Kendall discuss the possible impacts of traumatic experiences as people transition into older adulthood. They describe specific applications of a...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Julie Dodge, Dr. Christie Bernklau Halvor, and Dr. Sonja Vegdahl: Using Gamification in Social Work Education
Podcast: Dr. Julie Dodge, Dr. Christie Bernklau Halvor, and Dr. Sonja Vegdahl: Using Gamification in Social Work Education (1/16/2017)

Online coursework is now a mainstream approach to the delivery of education and training to professional social workers in the United States. As online courses and programs grow, more and more faculty...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. David Gerber: The Continuing Relevance of Immigration History
Podcast: Dr. David Gerber: The Continuing Relevance of Immigration History (1/2/2017)

In this episode, Dr. David Gerber applies a lens of immigration history in the United States and helps us understand the reticence to reform our immigration policy and laws. He highlights how the...

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Image: Podcast: Happy Holidays 2016 from the Podcast Team!
Podcast: Happy Holidays 2016 from the Podcast Team! (12/19/2016)

The inSocialWork® Podcast Series is taking a break for the holidays. This short message, recorded by our hosts, offers holiday wishes on behalf of our team.

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Joseph Richardson and Dr. Christopher St. Vil: Who Shot Ya?: A Novel Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program
Podcast: Dr. Joseph Richardson and Dr. Christopher St. Vil: Who Shot Ya?: A Novel Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program (12/5/2016)

In this episode, Dr. Joseph Richardson and Dr. Christopher St. Vil discuss their use of a longitudinal, ethnographic study of young Black men admitted to the hospital for treatment of violent injury...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Annemarie Gockel: Practicing Presence: A Curriculum for Integrating Mindfulness Training into Direct Practice Instruction
Podcast: Dr. Annemarie Gockel: Practicing Presence: A Curriculum for Integrating Mindfulness Training into Direct Practice Instruction (11/21/2016)

In this episode, Dr. Annemarie Gockel describes her work, research, and experience as a social work educator who integrates mindfulness training with students into her social work courses. She...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Linda Plitt Donaldson, Dr. Kristie Holmes, and Dr. Charles E. Lewis, Jr.: Wanted: Social Workers on Capitol Hill
Podcast: Dr. Linda Plitt Donaldson, Dr. Kristie Holmes, and Dr. Charles E. Lewis, Jr.: Wanted: Social Workers on Capitol Hill (11/7/2016)

For a variety of reasons, social workers in the United States, unfortunately, often avoid becoming actively engaged in the political process. In this podcast, Drs. Linda Plitt Donaldson, Kristie...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Wonhyung Lee, Meera Bhat, and Nurul Widyaningrum: Microfinance in India, Indonesia, and the United States: Implications for Social Work
Podcast: Dr. Wonhyung Lee, Meera Bhat, and Nurul Widyaningrum: Microfinance in India, Indonesia, and the United States: Implications for Social Work (10/24/2016)

Scholarly literature and practice experience have shown that low-income people around the world can use credit responsibly, make timely payments, and save to make their lives more manageable. In this...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Steven Halady, Erin DeWolfe, and Jessica Bonczar: Multisystemic Therapy: A Strengths-Based, Collaborative Approach for Working with Negative Adolescent Behaviors
Podcast: Dr. Steven Halady, Erin DeWolfe, and Jessica Bonczar: Multisystemic Therapy: A Strengths-Based, Collaborative Approach for Working with Negative Adolescent Behaviors (10/10/2016)

Anyone working with the disruptive behaviors of a challenging adolescent understands just how difficult that work can be. When these problematic behaviors are present, successful resolution may...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Sandra McGee, Teresa Hobson, Karen Gale, and Sandra Breault: Enhancing Relationships Forums: People and Law Enforcement Agencies Moving Change Forward
Podcast: Dr. Sandra McGee, Teresa Hobson, Karen Gale, and Sandra Breault: Enhancing Relationships Forums: People and Law Enforcement Agencies Moving Change Forward (9/26/2016)

In this episode, Dr. Sandra McGee, Teresa Hobson, Karen Gale, and Sandra Breault discuss their response to the widening divide between the African-American community and law enforcement officials...

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Image: Podcast: Karen Zgoda, Dr. Melanie Sage, Dr. Jonathan Singer, and Dr. Lauri Goldkind: Technology-Mediated Assignments for Real World Learning
Podcast: Karen Zgoda, Dr. Melanie Sage, Dr. Jonathan Singer, and Dr. Lauri Goldkind: Technology-Mediated Assignments for Real World Learning (9/12/2016)

Have you considered incorporating technology or social media into your courses? If you have, then you are not alone. However, it can be daunting, given that there seems to be an increasing push to use...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Jeane Anastas and Dr. Cynthia Franklin: The Science of Social Work
Podcast: Dr. Jeane Anastas and Dr. Cynthia Franklin: The Science of Social Work (8/29/2016)

In this episode, Dr. Jeane Anastas and Dr. Cynthia Franklin discuss how our profession attempts to integrate practice and research. Framing the profession's commitment to evidence-based practice as an...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Larry Davis: "Why Are They Angry with Us?": A Discussion on Race and Racism in America
Podcast: Dr. Larry Davis: "Why Are They Angry with Us?": A Discussion on Race and Racism in America (8/15/2016)

In this episode, Dr. Larry Davis engages in a wide-ranging discussion on race and racism in America. The topics he addresses include his use of cognitive dissonance theory to understand racism and...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Deb Ortega, Dr. Ashley Hanna, and Dr. Badiah Haffejee: Lessons from the Immigrant Experience: Where the Erosion of Social Justice Begins (part 2 of 2)
Podcast: Dr. Deb Ortega, Dr. Ashley Hanna, and Dr. Badiah Haffejee: Lessons from the Immigrant Experience: Where the Erosion of Social Justice Begins (part 2 of 2) (8/1/2016)

In the second of a two-part podcast, Dr. Deb Ortega, Dr. Ashley Hanna, and Dr. Badiah Haffejee continue their conversation chronicling the experiences of immigrants and examining the history of U.S...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Deb Ortega, Dr. Ashley Hanna, and Dr. Badiah Haffejee: Lessons from the Immigrant Experience: Where the Erosion of Social Justice Begins (part 1 of 2)
Podcast: Dr. Deb Ortega, Dr. Ashley Hanna, and Dr. Badiah Haffejee: Lessons from the Immigrant Experience: Where the Erosion of Social Justice Begins (part 1 of 2) (7/4/2016)

In this first of two episodes, Dr. Deb Ortega, Dr. Ashley Hanna, and Dr. Badiah Haffejee discuss their work chronicling the experiences of immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers while examining the...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. David Brennan: Online Sexual Health Outreach for Gay and Bisexual Men: Providers' Perspectives
Podcast: Dr. David Brennan: Online Sexual Health Outreach for Gay and Bisexual Men: Providers' Perspectives (6/20/2016)

In this podcast, Dr. David Brennan talks about his work in the development and evaluation of online outreach to address issues of gay and bisexual men’s health. To highlight this work, Dr. Brennan...

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Image: Podcast: Vic Compher and Rodney Whittenberg: "Portraits of Professional Caregivers: Their Passion, Their Pain"
Podcast: Vic Compher and Rodney Whittenberg: "Portraits of Professional Caregivers: Their Passion, Their Pain" (6/6/2016)

In this episode our guests discuss their documentary film exploring the work of professional caregivers, and what they have learned about the caregivers' unique joys and stressors. They want to raise...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Caroline Long Burry: "No One Asked About My Children": Voices of Incarcerated Mothers
Podcast: Dr. Caroline Long Burry: "No One Asked About My Children": Voices of Incarcerated Mothers (5/23/2016)

A report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics showed that from 1991 to 2007 the number of incarcerated mothers increased by a startling one hundred and thirty-one percent. In this podcast, Dr...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Adrienne Dessel, Dr. Michael Woodford, and Kevin Goodman: LGBT Discrimination on Campus and Heterosexual Bystanders: Understanding the Intention to Intervene
Podcast: Dr. Adrienne Dessel, Dr. Michael Woodford, and Kevin Goodman: LGBT Discrimination on Campus and Heterosexual Bystanders: Understanding the Intention to Intervene (5/9/2016)

In this episode, our guests discuss their research related to LGBT discrimination on college campuses and the context in which heterosexual bystanders are most likely to intervene. They highlight the...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Geoffrey Greif and Dr. Michael Woolley: Adult Sibling Relationships
Podcast: Dr. Geoffrey Greif and Dr. Michael Woolley: Adult Sibling Relationships (4/25/2016)

When addressing the topic of family therapy, the focus is generally on children or adolescents and their parents, or the marital/partner dyad. This podcast, however, looks at a different family...

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Image: Podcast: Rachel Forbes, Dr. Andrea Nesmith, Meredith Powers, and Dr. Cathryne Schmitz: Environmental Justice
Podcast: Rachel Forbes, Dr. Andrea Nesmith, Meredith Powers, and Dr. Cathryne Schmitz: Environmental Justice (4/11/2016)

In this episode, our guests discuss their contention that environmental social work and environmental justice represent a subset of our traditional conceptualization of social justice. Whether it is...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Rebecca Mirick: "I Think I Want to Die...": Training Practitioners to Work with People Considering Suicide
Podcast: Dr. Rebecca Mirick: "I Think I Want to Die...": Training Practitioners to Work with People Considering Suicide (3/28/2016)

The World Health Organization estimates that over 800,000 people die by suicide each year. Social workers often find themselves working in settings where suicide and parasuicidal behavior are of...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Elizabeth Greeno, Mathew Uretsky, and Dr. Patricia Chamberlain: Findings from a Parenting Intervention for Foster and Kinship Families
Podcast: Dr. Elizabeth Greeno, Mathew Uretsky, and Dr. Patricia Chamberlain: Findings from a Parenting Intervention for Foster and Kinship Families (3/14/2016)

In this episode, our guests wonder: How can you improve the quality of life for foster children and parents? They describe what they learned studying a parenting intervention for foster and kinship...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Ashley Davis and Dr. Allyson Livingstone: The Anti-Racism Project: A Strategy for Preparing Social Work Educators
Podcast: Dr. Ashley Davis and Dr. Allyson Livingstone: The Anti-Racism Project: A Strategy for Preparing Social Work Educators (2/29/2016)

The NASW Code of Ethics and International Federation of Social Workers’ "Statement of Ethical Principles" call for social workers to challenge discrimination, oppression, and "unjust policies and...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Pablo Arriaza: Spanish Language Self-Efficacy Beliefs Among Spanish-Speaking Social Workers
Podcast: Dr. Pablo Arriaza: Spanish Language Self-Efficacy Beliefs Among Spanish-Speaking Social Workers (2/15/2016)

In this episode, Dr. Pablo Arriaza argues that simply speaking and understanding another language does not equate to language competency. He describes what he learned about Spanish-speaking social...

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Image: Podcast: Nancy Roget: Around the Next Curve: Using Technology in Addiction Social Work Practice
Podcast: Nancy Roget: Around the Next Curve: Using Technology in Addiction Social Work Practice (2/1/2016)

The literature on the use of tele-mental health is more than 50 years old, yet its integration into clinical social work practice has lagged. In this episode, Nancy Roget illustrates how technology...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Michael Pelts and Dr. David Albright: Wounded Bonds: Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual (GLB) Military Service Members and Veterans
Podcast: Dr. Michael Pelts and Dr. David Albright: Wounded Bonds: Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual (GLB) Military Service Members and Veterans (1/18/2016)

In this episode, our guests Dr. Michael Pelts and Dr. David Albright discuss their recent work examining the history and context of the U.S. military's treatment of GLB service members and veterans...

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Image: Podcast: Megan Connelly, Elisabeth Preisinger, and Lidia Snyder: Community Revitalization: A Macro Field Education Experience
Podcast: Megan Connelly, Elisabeth Preisinger, and Lidia Snyder: Community Revitalization: A Macro Field Education Experience (1/4/2016)

In this episode, Megan Connelly, Director of Policy Advancement for the Partnership for Public Good; Elisabeth Preisinger, a recent second-year student placed at the Partnership; and Lidia Snyder, the...

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Image: Podcast: Happy Holidays 2015 from the Podcast Team!
Podcast: Happy Holidays 2015 from the Podcast Team! (12/21/2015)

The inSocialWork® Podcast Series is taking a break for the holidays. This short message, recorded by our hosts, offers holiday wishes on behalf of our team.

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Image: Podcast: Chad Allee: Leadership in Social Work
Podcast: Chad Allee: Leadership in Social Work (12/7/2015)

The idea of leadership is finding its way more often into the discussions of professional social work, but what is meant by "leadership"? And, what does being a "leader" mean? In this episode, Chad...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Howard Lipke: HEArt for Veterans: Identifying the Hidden Emotion
Podcast: Dr. Howard Lipke: HEArt for Veterans: Identifying the Hidden Emotion (11/23/2015)

In this episode, Dr. Howard Lipke describes what he calls the Hidden Emotion Articulation (HEArt) Program, a contrast to traditional anger management programs. This approach, developed especially for...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Virginia Eubanks: Casework, Social Justice, and the Information Age (part 2 of 2)
Podcast: Dr. Virginia Eubanks: Casework, Social Justice, and the Information Age (part 2 of 2) (11/9/2015)

This episode is the second of two parts that explore social justice in the information age. In it, Dr. Virginia Eubanks continues her discussion on this topic with a question and answer exchange with...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Devonya Havis: "Stand Your Ground" Legislation and Implications for State-Sponsored Racism
Podcast: Dr. Devonya Havis: "Stand Your Ground" Legislation and Implications for State-Sponsored Racism (10/26/2015)

In this episode, Dr. Devonya Havis describes how "Stand Your Ground" legislation, intended to safeguard our society's most vulnerable members, has been utilized in ways that perpetuate and even...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Virginia Eubanks: Casework, Social Justice, and the Information Age (part 1 of 2)
Podcast: Dr. Virginia Eubanks: Casework, Social Justice, and the Information Age (part 1 of 2) (10/12/2015)

This episode is the first of two with Dr. Virginia Eubanks. In it she discusses her work in understanding technology in the lives of low-income communities as well as how technology is used to manage...

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Image: Podcast: Adalberto Méndez López and Dr. Filomena Critelli: Globally Connected Classrooms: Partnership, Technology, and Human Rights
Podcast: Adalberto Méndez López and Dr. Filomena Critelli: Globally Connected Classrooms: Partnership, Technology, and Human Rights (9/28/2015)

In this episode, our guests Adalberto Méndez López and Dr. Filomena Critelli discuss their experience of bringing their students together via technology to co-instruct a new course titled "Disability...

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Image: Podcast: A Panel Discussion on Systemic Racism (part 2 of 2)
Podcast: A Panel Discussion on Systemic Racism (part 2 of 2) (9/14/2015)

In this episode, the second of two parts, Professors Elizabeth Bowen, Diane Elze, Isok Kim, and Charles Syms of the University at Buffalo School of Social Work continue their conversation about how...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson: Post-Traumatic Growth and Moments of Resonance: Narratives on Ebola in West Africa
Podcast: Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson: Post-Traumatic Growth and Moments of Resonance: Narratives on Ebola in West Africa (8/31/2015)

In this episode, Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson describes the systemic impact of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. She articulates what she is learning about post-traumatic growth as part of the narrative...

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Image: Podcast: A Panel Discussion on Systemic Racism (part 1 of 2)
Podcast: A Panel Discussion on Systemic Racism (part 1 of 2) (8/17/2015)

The social work code of ethics asks that social workers focus efforts at addressing discrimination and other forms of social injustice. Therefore, it is essential that social workers in training be...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. William Wipfler: Human Rights and Torture (part 2 of 2)
Podcast: Dr. William Wipfler: Human Rights and Torture (part 2 of 2) (8/3/2015)

In this episode, Dr. William Wipfler continues his discussion of human rights by exploring the assumptions and root causes that drive immigration to the United States. He describes who is coming and...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. William Wipfler: Human Rights and Torture (part 1 of 2)
Podcast: Dr. William Wipfler: Human Rights and Torture (part 1 of 2) (7/6/2015)

In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Declaration's thirty articles outline twenty-four basic rights afforded to all people simply because...

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Image: Podcast: Dorlee Michaeli: How Social Media Expands Social Work Career Choices
Podcast: Dorlee Michaeli: How Social Media Expands Social Work Career Choices (6/22/2015)

In this episode, Dorlee Michaeli describes how current and emerging social media expand social work career choices and practice. Ms. Michaeli tells us how she developed herself into a social worker...

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Image: Podcast: Kathrine Bisanz: Social Workers for Reproductive Justice
Podcast: Kathrine Bisanz: Social Workers for Reproductive Justice (6/8/2015)

Reproductive justice is a framework grounded in international human rights that seeks to increase social, political, and economic power and resources so that people can make healthy decisions about...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Lisa Butler and Janice Carello: Potentially Perilous Pedagogies: Teaching Trauma Is Not the Same as Trauma-Informed Teaching
Podcast: Dr. Lisa Butler and Janice Carello: Potentially Perilous Pedagogies: Teaching Trauma Is Not the Same as Trauma-Informed Teaching (5/25/2015)

The prevalence data is significant: many students have had exposure to traumatic experiences. In this episode, Lisa Butler and Janice Carello describe a trauma-informed framework for teaching and...

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Image: Podcast: Ronjonette Harrison: Innovative Change for Juvenile Offenders Through Legislation and Intervention
Podcast: Ronjonette Harrison: Innovative Change for Juvenile Offenders Through Legislation and Intervention (5/11/2015)

In the majority of U.S. states, individuals age 16 or 17 who are arrested will have their cases heard in juvenile or family courts. However, in the states of New York and North Carolina, 16 and 17...

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Image: Podcast: Lynn Thomas: Equine Assisted Therapy
Podcast: Lynn Thomas: Equine Assisted Therapy (4/27/2015)

In this episode, our guest Lynn Thomas describes her work with Equine Assisted Therapy (EAP), an experiential approach that integrates horses into the treatment experience. Ms. Thomas discusses what...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. James Mulvale: Basic Income: An Anti-Poverty Strategy for Social Work
Podcast: Dr. James Mulvale: Basic Income: An Anti-Poverty Strategy for Social Work (4/13/2015)

In this episode, Dr. James Mulvale explains the idea of a basic income. He offers reasons for instituting a basic income and reviews some of the typical objections. Dr. Mulvale also provides a...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Richard Smith: A Social Worker's Report from the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
Podcast: Dr. Richard Smith: A Social Worker's Report from the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (3/30/2015)

In this episode, our guest Dr. Richard Smith describes his attendance and experiences at the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Highlighting Social Work's long...

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Image: Podcast: Ken Herrmann and Susan Herrmann: Social Work Education in Another Land: The Brockport Vietnam Project
Podcast: Ken Herrmann and Susan Herrmann: Social Work Education in Another Land: The Brockport Vietnam Project (3/16/2015)

In this podcast, Ken and Susan Herrmann discuss their work with local stakeholders and Danang University in developing and operating an international social work educational program, The Brockport...

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Image: Podcast: Ellen Fink-Samnick: Fostering Professional Resilience: The Professional Resilience Paradigm
Podcast: Ellen Fink-Samnick: Fostering Professional Resilience: The Professional Resilience Paradigm (3/2/2015)

In this episode, Ellen Fink-Samnick describes the core components, building blocks, and practical strategies associated with the Professional Resilence Paradigm. This framework provides an...

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Image: Podcast: Bonnie Collins and Elaine Hammond: Integrating Spirituality Into Social Work Practice: A Conversation (part 2 of 2)
Podcast: Bonnie Collins and Elaine Hammond: Integrating Spirituality Into Social Work Practice: A Conversation (part 2 of 2) (2/16/2015)

This is the second of a two-part discussion on integrating spirituality into social work practice. In this continuing conversation, Bonnie Collins and Elaine Hammond talk more specifically about...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Faye Mishna: It Just Crept In: The Digital Age and Its Implications for Social Work Practice
Podcast: Dr. Faye Mishna: It Just Crept In: The Digital Age and Its Implications for Social Work Practice (2/2/2015)

In this episode, our guest Dr. Faye Mishna discusses her research examining social workers' experiences and how communication technology has entered their daily practice. Existing literature has...

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Image: Podcast: Bonnie Collins and Elaine Hammond: Integrating Spirituality Into Social Work Practice: A Conversation (part 1 of 2)
Podcast: Bonnie Collins and Elaine Hammond: Integrating Spirituality Into Social Work Practice: A Conversation (part 1 of 2) (1/19/2015)

Every social work student learns about the biopsychosocial model early in his or her social work education. The use of this three-dimensional model underscores the complexity of the client experience...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Danilea Werner: Social Workers' Preparedness for School and Community Crisis
Podcast: Dr. Danilea Werner: Social Workers' Preparedness for School and Community Crisis (1/5/2015)

In this episode, our guest Dr. Danilea Werner argues that social workers, especially those who work in school settings, are on he front line of response to school and community crisis events. She...

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Image: Podcast: Happy Holidays 2014 from the Podcast Team!
Podcast: Happy Holidays 2014 from the Podcast Team! (12/22/2014)

The inSocialWork® Podcast Series is taking a break for the holidays. This short message, recorded by our hosts, offers holiday wishes on behalf of our team.

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Joanne Cacciatore and Kara Thieleman: Witness to Suffering: Mindfulness and Compassion Fatigue Among Traumatic Bereavement Professionals and Volunteers
Podcast: Dr. Joanne Cacciatore and Kara Thieleman: Witness to Suffering: Mindfulness and Compassion Fatigue Among Traumatic Bereavement Professionals and Volunteers (12/8/2014)

Compassion Fatigue has been the subject of considerable concern in the social work profession. The provision of service to people who are experiencing a highly stressful situation can take a...

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Image: Podcast: Beth Kanter: Social Media in Nonprofits: Letting Outsiders In and Letting Insiders Out
Podcast: Beth Kanter: Social Media in Nonprofits: Letting Outsiders In and Letting Insiders Out (11/24/2014)

In this episode, our guest Beth Kanter describes how Networked Nonprofit (NNP) organizations use transparency, agility, and simplicity to share and shape their work. Networked Nonprofits use social...

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Image: Podcast: Dr. Wendy Haight: Caregivers' Moral Narratives of Their African American Children's Out-of-School Suspensions: Implications for Effective Family-School Collaborations
Podcast: Dr. Wendy Haight: Caregivers' Moral Narratives of Their African American Children's Out-of-School Suspensions: Implications for Effective Family-School Collaborations (11/10/2014)

A report from 2006 indicates that almost three and half million children were suspended or expelled from American schools. Of additional concern is that black students are suspended or expelled at a...

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