NASW Social Work Talks seeks to inform, educate and inspire by talking with experts and exploring issues that social work professionals care about. Brought to you by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).
EP76: Smoking Cessation
29:57Taslim van Hattum, MSW, MPH, Senior Director of Practice Improvement at the National Council for Behavioral Health, speaks with us about how social workers can help clients stop smoking or vaping. Read the show notes to get related resources Episode sponsor: ECINS
EP75: Voter Registration with Vote-ER
21:07We speak with Kristina M. Whiton-O'Brien, MSW, LICSW, Director of Partnerships at Vot-ER, a nonpartisan nonprofit that helps to provide patients the opportunity to register to vote. See the show notes for related resources.
EP74: Housing Insecurity
31:07We speak with Kelly Bruno, MSW, president and CEO of National Health Foundation in Los Angeles, Calif. Bruno helped to create recuperative care program in response to hospitals’ illegal practice of patient dumping — the failure to make continued care arrangements when releasing homeless patients from the hospital. Visit the show notes for related resources.
EP73: Every Month is Pride Month
25:34We speak with Rick Miller, a clinical social worker in private practice in Boston and on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Rick is founder of the nonprofit Gay Sons & Mothers. His publications include "Mindfulness Tools for Gay Men in Therapy" and "Unwrapped: Integrative Therapy with Gay Men and the Gift of Presence."
EP72: 2021 Revisions to the NASW Code of Ethics
25:31We speak with Dawn M. Hobdy, LICSW, NASW's Vice President, Ethics, Diversity and Inclusion, about the 2021 updates to the NASW Code of Ethics. The 2021 update includes language that addresses the importance of professional self-care. Moreover, revisions to Cultural Competence standard provide more explicit guidance to social workers. All social workers should review the new text and affirm their commitment to abide by the Code of Ethics. Visit the show notes for resources.
EP71: Child Welfare and the Coronavirus Pandemic
16:04Our 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. Visit the show notes page for resources.
EP70: Stop Asian Hate
31:58We 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. See the show notes for related resources.
EP69: Superheroes and Grief
36:08We speak with Dr. Jill Harrington, DSW, LCSW, creator and co-editor of "Superhero Grief: The Transformative Power of Loss," which provides practical ideas for promoting healing through modern superhero stories.
EP68: Battling Burnout
31:26Kelley Bonner, LCSW, MA, is a burnout expert and wellness advocate. Her company, Burn Bright, helps high-achieving professionals prevent burnout through mindfulness and self-care. For 15 years, Kelley has worked with individuals, groups, and organizations to provide tools to reduce stress, enhance wellness, and strengthen workplace culture.
EP67: Living With and Overcoming Stress
21:22Darryl Webster, MSW, LICSW, a long-time school social worker and author of “I Think I’m Going Crazy: Proven Strategies for Managing Stress, Overcoming Anxiety and Depression,” speaks with us about dealing with stress during the pandemic and beyond.