Voting and Legislative Advocacy - Dawn Brown, MSW

Doin' The Work

Dawn talks about activities and strategies social workers can use to engage in legislative advocacy and how NASW-FL has a big event called LEAD (Legislative Education Advocacy Day) where they bring social work students to the Florida Capitol once a year to meet with lawmakers and attend committee hearings. Episode 34. Guest: Dawn Brown, MSW. Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW. . www.dointhework.com. Listen/Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts , Google Podcasts , Stitcher , Spotify.

Documentary Filmmaking, Policy Advocacy - Jordan Thierry

Doin' The Work

Episode 23. Guest: Jordan Thierry. Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW. . www.dointhework.com. Listen/Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts , Google Podcasts , Stitcher , Spotify. Follow on Twitter & Instagram , Like on Facebook. Join the mailing list. Support the podcast. Download transcript. Transcription services provided by FIU's Disability Resource Center. . In this episode, I talk with Jordan Thierry, owner and creative director at Dream Chase Media, and policy consultant.

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Mental Health, Trauma, Self-Care, Advocacy - Jonathan Foiles, LCSW

Doin' The Work

Episode 1 Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW Guest: Jonathan Foiles, LCSW www.dointhework.com. Listen/Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts , Google Podcasts , Stitcher , Spotify. Follow on Twitter & Instagram , Like on Facebook. Join the mailing list Support the podcast Download transcript In this episode, I talk with Jonathan Foiles, who is a clinical social worker in Chicago, Illinois.

Empowering Women, Policy Advocacy, Graceful Revolution, Coaching - Melissa Bird, PhD, MSW

Doin' The Work

In this episode, I talk with Dr. Melissa Bird – “Missy” – of Bird Girl Industries, where Missy empowers women to engage in advocacy. Missy shares a story of using advocacy to empower a client, explains the “Graceful Revolution,” and tells the story of when she wrote a bill to emancipate homeless youth, organized a coalition, and lobbied to get the bill passed – which it did! Episode 6 Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW Guest: Melissa (Missy) Bird, PhD, MSW www.dointhework.com.

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Black Disability, Disabled Women of Color, Empowerment, Advocacy - Vilissa Thompson, LMSW

Doin' The Work

a self-advocacy and empowerment movement for people with disabilities. a self-advocacy and empowerment movement for people with disabilities. Episode 8 Guest: Vilissa Thompson, LMSW Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW www.dointhework.com. Listen/Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts , Google Podcasts , Stitcher , Spotify. Follow on Twitter & Instagram , Like on Facebook.

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Research, Rural Social Work, Dementia, Policy Advocacy - Nicole Ruggiano, PhD, MSW

Doin' The Work

Nicole urges listeners to get involved with policy advocacy and provides examples of how to do so. Nicole urges listeners to get involved with policy advocacy and provides examples of how to do so. Episode 3 Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW Guest: Nicole Ruggiano, PhD, MSW. www.dointhework.com. Listen/Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts , Google Podcasts , Stitcher , Spotify. Follow on Twitter & Instagram , Like on Facebook. Join the mailing list Support the podcast Download transcript.

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Healing Trauma Through Community Building in Little Village - Alicia Martinez, MSW; David "Tiny" Estrada; Shipra Parikh, PhD, LCSW

Doin' The Work

They talk about the work they do in their community with families and youth by engaging in assistance services, counseling, conflict mediation and restorative justice, youth leadership and advocacy, anti-adultism, school transformation with restorative justice and a trauma-informed approach, and much more. Episode 35. Guests: Alicia Martinez, MSW; David “Tiny” Estrada; Shipra Parikh, PhD, LCSW. Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW. . www.dointhework.com.

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Racial Terror's Past & Present - T. Marie King & Abigail Schneider

Doin' The Work

They also discuss their educational outreach and advocacy work for racial justice, as well as how they got into this work. They also discuss their educational outreach and advocacy work for racial justice, as well as how they got into this work. Episode 25. Guests: T. Marie King & Abigail Schneider. Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW. . www.dointhework.com. Listen/Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts , Google Podcasts , Stitcher , Spotify. Follow on Twitter & Instagram , Like on Facebook.

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Trans Rights and Justice in a Time of Anti-Trans Attacks - Daye Pope

Doin' The Work

was founded by Daroneshia Duncan-Boyd as a peer-support group for trans women of color and has expanded to provide services, advocacy, and organizing. Episode 54 Guest: Daye Pope Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW. www.dointhework.com.

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Building wh?nau advocacy

Reimagining Social Work

ori parents peer advocacyThere is currently a movement within Oranga Tamariki to devolve power and resources to hap? and iwi, alongside and together with devolvement to local communities.

Advocacy policy brief on social Work regulation in Africa

International Federation of Social Workers

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“Oscar’s Family” – New book teaches children about court appointed special advocacy and family

National Casa Gal

The post “Oscar’s Family” – New book teaches children about court appointed special advocacy and family appeared first on National CASA/GAL Association for Children. Read More.

Reflections on Macro Advocacy and Professional Development for Social Workers

The New Social Worker

Advocacy work can seem daunting, but it does not have to be Clinical social workers and those in management positions hold unique and valuable perspectives and knowledge that can be harnessed to inform and influence elected officials.

NASW Press Reads for Policy, Advocacy, and Impact!

Social Work Blog

NASW Press Books NASW Publications Press Room Advocacy Clinical Social Work Practice Economic Well-Being economy nasw press policy social work43 Essential Policies for Human Services Professionals , by Gerald V.

2021 Albany, washington D.C., United NaTions ~ Virtual Advocacy Days

Social Work Synergy

We’re pleased to announce these social work advocacy days for Spring 2021, all virtual, as we act to keep ourselves and our communities safe during COVID-19. Student Advocacy Day on the Hill (Virtual) Thursday, March 11, 2021. by Pat Shelly updated Mar. 8, 2021.

Demystifying the seats of power in Albany: Advocacy by social work students

Social Work Synergy

Before COVID-19 captured all our attention in order to meet the challenges of the changes in our academic, professional and personal lives, the University at Buffalo School of Social Work (UBSSW) traveled to Albany on March 3, 2020 for the annual Legislative Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD).

National CASA/GAL Association for Children hosts 2022 Annual Conference June 4-7; Leading child advocacy organization is celebrating 40 years of impact

National Casa Gal

The post National CASA/GAL Association for Children hosts 2022 Annual Conference June 4-7; Leading child advocacy organization is celebrating 40 years of impact appeared first on National CASA/GAL Association for Children.

The National CASA/GAL Association for Children hosts its 2nd annual Walk Run Thrive to raise awareness for best interest advocacy April 30-May 1

National Casa Gal

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The National CASA/GAL Association for Children hosts second annual Walk Run Thrive to raise awareness for best interest advocacy April 30-May 1

National Casa Gal

The post The National CASA/GAL Association for Children hosts second annual Walk Run Thrive to raise awareness for best interest advocacy April 30-May 1 appeared first on National CASA/GAL Association for Children.

Children’s Social Work Collective: a new advocacy group for social work in the UK

The Frontline

Roseanna runs a blog about child migration in Europe, and is part of the Children’s Social Work Collective – a group of fellows who have set up and launched a new advocacy group for social work in the UK.

California Invests in the Future of Young People

Beyond Advocacy

As economic inequality grows unabated in the United States, policymakers are reaching for solutions to ensure the future of children born into low-income households. This is a quest that Brown School professor Michael Sherraden has been at for decades with notable success in the US and abroad.

What Do You Know About Disability Cultural Competence?

Swhelper

Culture Disability Justice Disability Advocacy Disability Community disability cultural competence disability culture disability etiquette disability identity disability inclusion spoon theoryElspeth Slayter.

Comment on proposed rule to strengthen non-discrimination protections in health programs

Social Work Blog

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There is progress on advancing the Improving Access to Mental Health Act

Social Work Blog

We wish to thank NASW leadership and members for their continued advocacy that contributed to these important developments to advance access to care and to strengthen the social work workforce. Progress on Advancing the Improving Access to Mental Health Act (H.R 2035/ S.

Justin Hodge: Political Social Worker on the Rise

Beyond Advocacy

He says he plans to move the commission towards being more involved legislatively by partnering with Michigan Community Action , an advocacy association. Former Congressman Ed Towns hosted a virtual session on Mapping Your Path to Congress during the 2022 Student Advocacy Day in March.

Reproductive Justice: A call-to-action for Social Work in the Post-Roe World

inSocialWork

A notable figure in the reproductive justice and advocacy movement, Dr. Goldblatt Hyatt specializes in supporting people who have or need abortions, particularly people who experience later abortion. Mery Diaz & Dr. Erica Goldblatt Hyatt.

What “Bachelor in Paradise” Can Teach us About Empowering the Disability Community

Swhelper

Culture Disability Entertainment Social Work Abigail Heringer Bachelor Bachelor in Paradise dignity of risk Disabilities Disability Advocacy disability inclusionElspeth Slayter. Are you a fan of “Bachelor in Paradise?”

Congress Works to Protect Indian Child Welfare Act

Beyond Advocacy

The Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy (CRISP) and the National Foster Youth Initiative (NFYI) will convene a Congressional Briefing tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. in Room HVC 201 in the U.S.

Please help the NASW Mississippi Chapter address Jackson’s water crisis

Social Work Blog

Advocacy Featured Articles Press Room donations floods Mississippi National Association of Social Workers waterRecent flooding in Mississippi caused an already struggling water treatment plant in the state capital of Jackson to collapse.

NASW Combats Troubling Business Practice Harming Social Workers and their Clients

Social Work Blog

Indeed, the marketing efforts initially involved even more troubling practices; as noted below, CareDash modified this practice in response to NASW’s advocacy. Advocacy Featured Articles betterhelp caredash online therapyGetty images.

A Bipartisan Baby Step

Beyond Advocacy

Representatives from numerous child welfare agencies and advocacy groups attended including Cortez Carey, executive director of the CCFY, and Gerry Glenn and Sarah Nemes from Florida-based Embrace Families , all who were responsible for organizing the event.

New Analysis: More U.S. Adults Identify as Disabled; Ethnic and Socioeconomic Disparities Persist

Swhelper

Disability Justice News ableism Disabilities Disability Advocacy Disability Community Disparities Johns Hopkins Medicine Social DisparitiesSWHELPER. A new analysis led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers finds that the number of U.S.

Politics (Yes, Politics) For Social Workers: A Guide for Affecting Change

inSocialWork

Stephen Pimpare talks with us about what lessons we can take away from our daily practice and calls us to action in advocacy for social change that improves the well-being of the people and places we serve. Advocacy / Public Policy Macro Social Work and Community Issues Politics social chang

Racism, vicarious racism and mental health: how can we support those affected?

The Social Care Elf

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An Open Letter to LGBTQIA2S+ Kids and Youth from NASW during Pride Month

Social Work Blog

Advocacy Featured Articles letter LGBTQIA+ message Social Workers support youthGetty Images. We write this letter to LGBTQIA2S+ kids and youth to express deep gratitude that you exist, because our world would be incomplete without you.

Whiteness in clinical psychology: how do white female psychologists perceive whiteness?

The Social Care Elf

Humma Andleeb reviews a qualitative paper on deconstructing Whiteness in Clinical Psychology and how White female clinical psychologists perceive whiteness in the profession. The post Whiteness in clinical psychology: how do white female psychologists perceive whiteness?

Social Workers to the Rescue at the Border

Beyond Advocacy

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) issued an emergency call for social workers and other volunteers to assist at the border in meeting the needs of hundreds of migrant children. There were nearly 19,000 children among the 172,000 people apprehended by U.S.

American Dementia: Brain Health in an Unhealthy Society

inSocialWork

Advocacy / Public Policy Aging and End of Life Issues Health Alzheimer's dementia dementia treatment and prevention eco-social modelsDaniel R. George and Peter J. Whitehouse.

Back on the Hill for Dinner with Karen Bass

Beyond Advocacy

We cancelled Student Advocacy Day scheduled for the next day as the House and Senate would go into hiatus until the Covid-19 pandemic abated. I was back on Capitol Hill Tuesday, April 5, for the first time in two years.

Making the World a Better Place

Beyond Advocacy

Unlike Ayn Rand who believed the world would end when she died , many of us—particularly those who devote our lives to social work—would like to live our lives knowing we are contributing something that will leave the world in a bit better shape that it was when we arrived.