Retreat When a Vacation is Not Enough

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Tamara Dopwell Social Entrepreneur Shares Her Personal Stress Hacks

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Designs by Tee is a socially conscious product line that supports children and families in Brooklyn, New York. Dopwell currently works full-time as a school social worker. Prior to this, she worked as a medical social worker.

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The Messages that Sabotage Self Care

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[video] Late? 2 Steps to Stress Less

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I’ve been a masters level social worker for almost 30 years. In 30 years of practice, I have never known a social worker who did not rush at some point in time. Social workers are trained to respect others’ time.

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5 Blissful Benefits of Retreating You Never Considered but Want

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Community membership gives us social connection and a sense of belonging. Kenneth Cloke, the Director of the Center for Dispute Resolution wrote Conflict Revolution: Designing Preventative Solutions for Chronic Social, Economic and Political Conflicts.

One affordable retreat that can lower cortisol levels

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Community membership gives us social connection and a sense of belonging. Cortisol is released when our fight or flight system is triggered. When cortisol levels are consistently high, it causes a myriad of health problems.

Evolving with Mindfulness in a Changing World

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Of course, my grandmother did not have access to the world wide web, social media, or 24 hours of news and political commentary. Dogs and dog owners can enjoy being together in various settings when a dog is trained and socialized. 1905 – 2005. My grandmother was born in 1905.

Are You Looking for the Best Gift Ever?

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[audio] Self-Care Starts with Self-Compassion

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He said, “well, you’re a social worker and social workers are soft.” I then gave him a response about social work toughness. Press play to listen to Self-Care Starts with Self-Compassion. link].

Social Workers Against Solitary Confinement - Rachel Frome, MSW

Doin' The Work

In this episode, I talk with Rachel Frome, who is the Program Coordinator of Social Workers Against Solitary Confinement, a national task force dedicated to ending solitary confinement. We explore the connection between the work to abolish solitary confinement with the work to end mass incarceration, as well as the dialogue Social Workers Against Solitary Confinement has with social workers who work in these settings. Episode 22. Guest: Rachel Frome, MSW.

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3 Secrets About Stress You May Not Know

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Stress is Not a Condition. When we speak of stress, we are often referring to the uncomfortable physical and mental signs we experience. A few physical signs of stress are headaches, muscle aches and pains, perspiration, cold hands, and muscle stiffness.

Free Yourself from Worrying About Change

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How often do you find yourself worrying about a situation, impending event, or the past? Chronic worry leads to chronic stress. Chronic stress negatively affects our physical, mental. and emotional health. So, what is the benefit of worry?

[video] About Compassion

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The Power of a Changed Perspective

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I Used to Doubt Myself. That is what happens when our view of the world is slightly different than others. Their responses can influence our self-esteem. We look for validation from our world. If we don’t get it, the immediate thought is to think that something is odd about us.

Social Workers in Political Office - Daniella Levine Cava, MSW, JD

Doin' The Work

We discuss Daniella’s current work as a County Commissioner, her social work background, including the creation of the Human Services Coalition, now Catalyst Miami, and her transition to political office. Daniella shares how her social work background helped her campaign and how she implements social work values and principles in her political work. She encourages people – especially social workers – to “grow their civic muscle” on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.

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Black Social Workers Speak Out About Social Work Education - Andre? Marcel Harris, BSW; Dashawna J. Fussell-Ware, MSW; Deana Ayers, BSW; Vivian Taylor, MSW

Doin' The Work

This episode is a collaboration with SWCAREs – Social Work Coalition for Anti-Racist Educators – who are doing phenomenal work to transform social work. SWCAREs members Charla Yearwood and Laura Hoge dropped serious knowledge on Episode 27 White Supremacy in Social Work. Charla facilitates a discussion with a group of amazing Black social workers who talk about their experiences with social work education. . Black Men in Social Work. Episode 33.

Black Power, Black Liberation & Social Work: Back to the Beginning of the National Association of Black Social Workers - Founder Garland Jaggers, MSW & Archivist Denise McLane-Davison, PhD, AM

Doin' The Work

The University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Social Work (UTK) has a phenomenal social work program, with the opportunity to do your bachelor’s master’s, and doctorate of social work online. Designs by Tee brings you positive, socially conscious tees and accessories. In this episode, I talk with Mr. Garland Jaggers and Dr. Denise McLane-Davison about their work with the National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW).

Addressing Racism in Social Work Licensing #StopASWB - Charla Yearwood, LCSW; Cassandra Walker, LCSW, CCTP; Alan Dettlaff, PhD, MSW

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UH has a phenomenal social work program that offers face-to-face master's and doctorate degrees, as well as an online and hybrid MSW. They offer one of the country’s only Political Social Work programs and an Abolitionist Focused Learning Opportunity.

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Episode 18 – Music, Mental Illness and Social Work with Alexandra Pajak.

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My own social work research and writing has definitely waylaid my plans to regularly update the podcast this year. Nonetheless, here’s my conversation with social worker and composer Alexandra Pajak. We discuss so many interesting social work practice experiences throughout this discussion, particularly involving Alexandra’s time with county jails in the U.S. mental illness Podcast Social WorkHello friends, Apologies for the long time no post.

Episode 14 – A Social Work start-up: The Sydney Social Work Community with Kate Hutchinson.

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This episode diverges somewhat from investigating the intersections of social work and research, and instead focuses on an emerging community development and social work forum in Sydney – The Sydney Social Work Community. An exciting new development for social workers in the region. Podcast Social Work[link]. Hi Listeners, Apologies, it’s been a while since our last episode!

We Charge Genocide - Jalil Muntaqim

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He was employed as a social worker at the time. He provides the definition of genocide, which leads us into a conversation about social work’s complicity with genocide due to being part of the removal of Black children and Indigenous children from their families.

Anti-Racist Social Work in England - Wayne Reid

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Episode 45 Guest: Wayne Reid, Professional Officer, Social Worker & Anti-Racism Visionary Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW. The University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Social Work (UTK) has a phenomenal social work program, with the opportunity to do your bachelor’s master’s, and doctorate of social work online. In this episode, I talk with Wayne Reid, who is a Professional Officer and Anti-Racism Visionary at the British Association of Social Workers (BASW).

Abolitionist Social Work - Cameron Rasmussen, MSW; Durrell Washington, MSW; Michelle Grier, LMSW; Vivianne Guevara, LMSW

Doin' The Work

The University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Social Work (UTK) has a phenomenal social work program, with the opportunity to do your bachelor’s master’s, and doctorate of social work online. In this episode, I talk with Durrell Washington, Vivianne Guevara, Cameron Rasmussen, and Michelle Grier of the Network to Advance Abolitionist Social Work (NAASW). Durrell is a PhD student at the University of Chicago School of Social Work.

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Stop Whitewashing Social Work History: Tell the Truth - Kelechi Wright, LCPC & Kortney Carr, LCSW

Doin' The Work

UH has a phenomenal social work program that offers face-to-face master's and doctorate degrees, as well as an online and hybrid MSW. They offer one of the country’s only Political Social Work programs and an Abolitionist Focused Learning Opportunity. Located in the heart of Houston, the program is guided by their bold vision to achieve social, racial, economic, and political justice, local to global. This article should be required reading in all social work programs!

Transformational Healing & Critical Race Theory in Practice - Nicole Vazquez, MSW, MPP & Susana Victoria Parras, LCSW, PPSC

Doin' The Work

The University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Social Work (UTK) has a phenomenal social work program, with the opportunity to do your bachelor’s master’s, and doctorate of social work online. In this episode, I talk with Nicole Vazquez and Susana Victoria Parras about critical race theory (CRT) in social work practice. Nicole brought the fire on Episode 37 Critical Race Theory and Social Work and I’m so excited and honored to have her back.

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Anti-Racist, Anti-Oppressive Mental Health - Hayden Dawes, LCSW

Doin' The Work

The University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Social Work (UTK) has a phenomenal social work program, with the opportunity to do your bachelor’s master’s, and doctorate of social work online. In this episode, I talk with Hayden Dawes, who is a PhD student, researcher, therapist, clinical social worker, speaker, and compassion warrior in Greensboro, North Carolina. Episode 41 Guest: Hayden Dawes, LCSW Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW. www.dointhework.com.

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Voting and Legislative Advocacy - Dawn Brown, MSW

Doin' The Work

This episode is sponsored by Designs by Tee , bringing you positive, socially conscious tees and accessories. In this episode, I talk with Dawn Brown, who is a social work educator and the Legislative Chair of the National Association of Social Workers Florida Chapter. This episode is sponsored by Designs by Tee , bringing you positive, socially conscious tees and accessories. Episode 34. Guest: Dawn Brown, MSW. Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW. . www.dointhework.com.

Speaking Against Police Injustice - Anjanette Young, LCSW

Doin' The Work

The University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Social Work (UTK) has a phenomenal social work program, with the opportunity to do your bachelor’s master’s, and doctorate of social work online. In this episode, I talk with Anjanette Young, who is a licensed clinical social worker and the CEO and founder of Café Social Work in Chicago, Illinois. Episode 40 Guest: Anjanette Young, LCSW Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW. www.dointhework.com.

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The Social Justice Doula - Lutze Segu, MSW

Doin' The Work

In this episode, I talk with Lutze Segu, who is the Social Justice Doula, from Miami, Florida. Lutze explains that she works to “create the conditions for social justice learning and transformation to take place” for individuals and organizations. In this episode, I talk with Lutze Segu, who is the Social Justice Doula, from Miami, Florida. Episode 31. Guest: Lutze Segu, MSW. Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW. . www.dointhework.com.

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White Supremacy in Social Work - Charla Cannon Yearwood, LSW and Laura Hoge, LCSW

Doin' The Work

In this episode, I talk with Charla Cannon Yearwood and Laura Hoge, two members of SWCAREs – Social Work Coalition for Anti-Racist Educators. Charla is a clinical assistant professor of field at Indiana University School of Social Work. Charla and Laura talk about SWCAREs’ mission to dismantle white supremacy in social work education and why this mission is needed. Charla is a clinical assistant professor of field at Indiana University School of Social Work.

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Prison to Professor - Nathan Stephens, MSW

Doin' The Work

This episode is sponsored by Designs by Tee , bringing you positive, socially conscious tees and accessories. In this episode, I talk with Nathan Stephens, who is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at Illinois State University and a PhD candidate in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis at the University of Missouri Columbia. Nathan gives a raw and vulnerable account of his experience from being in prison for selling drugs, to spirituality and healing, to social work.

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Consulting, Reproductive Justice, Racial Equity - Nicole Clark, LMSW

Doin' The Work

Nicole is a licensed social worker in Brooklyn, New York. We talk about Nicole’s consulting work – program design, program evaluation, strategic planning, and trainings – with an emphasis on how she keeps social justice, racial equity, and reproductive justice as her focus.

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The Alliance for GLBTQ Youth - Mark Houston, LCSW and Pauline Green, Esq

Doin' The Work

We discuss the harm that can be done by social workers and clinicians who do not challenge heterosexism and cisgenderism. We discuss the harm that can be done by social workers and clinicians who do not challenge heterosexism and cisgenderism. Episode 30. Guests: Mark Houston, LCSW and Pauline Green, Esq. Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW. . www.dointhework.com. Listen/Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts , Google Podcasts , Stitcher , Spotify.

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Defending Families Facing Child Removal - Asia Piña, MSW

Doin' The Work

In this episode, I talk with Asia Piña, who is an Early Defense Social Worker for the Family Defense Practice at Bronx Defenders, in the Bronx, New York. Asia explains how she works with a team of social workers, parent advocates, and attorneys to best defend parents who are being charged with abuse and neglect of children. Episode 21. Guest: Asia Piña, MSW. Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW. . www.dointhework.com.

Anti-Poverty Organizing - Ocesa Keaton, MSW

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Ocesa shares her journey of wanting to become an entertainment lawyer but choosing social work due to her own health issues and a social worker who helped her. She stresses the importance of policy work and why voting is critical for social change. Ocesa shares her journey of wanting to become an entertainment lawyer but choosing social work due to her own health issues and a social worker who helped her. Episode 20. Guest: Ocesa Keaton, MSW.

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Public Library Social Work - Elissa Hardy, LCSW

Doin' The Work

Elissa details the evolution of library social work and how social workers and peer navigators work with librarians to serve diverse populations across twenty-six total locations. We discuss the work Elissa and her team carry out providing social work services to library customers experiencing a range of issues such as homelessness, immigration and refugee status, gentrification, access to benefits, mental health, reentry from incarceration, and much more.

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

Doin' The Work

We discuss Vilissa’s work to educate social workers, educators, and medical professionals about being helpful, rather than harmful, to disabled people, especially disabled women of color. We discuss Vilissa’s work to educate social workers, educators, and medical professionals about being helpful, rather than harmful, to disabled people, especially disabled women of color. Episode 8 Guest: Vilissa Thompson, LMSW Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW www.dointhework.com.

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

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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. We discuss self-care, which for Jonathan includes writing about social policy issues and their impact on clients, using clients’ stories and his experience as a way to show the reality of how policy decisions negatively impact people’s lives.

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Hoarding and Conquering the Clutter

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In the new book Conquer the Clutter, social worker Elaine Birchall, founder of the Canadian National Hoarding Coalition, and co-author Suzanne Cronkwright, provide practical strategies for regaining control. In the new book Conquer the Clutter, social worker Elaine Birchall, founder of the Canadian National Hoarding Coalition, and co-author Suzanne Cronkwright, provide practical strategies for regaining control.