Our mission is to use the medium of radio to educate and enlighten our university and extended communities about social work trends and current practices provided by social workers.
The Social Workers Radio Talk Show was conceived as a unique opportunity for the University at Albany's School of Social Welfare students to explore media opportunities in radio hosting, production and prep.
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WCDB 90.9 FM
Tuesdays 9-10am et
Most Recent Shows
Undergraduate students in Dr. Keith Chan's 'Social Welfare in the US' class created a video as a way to raise awareness about mental illness, mobilize people to come forward to end the silence, and for allies to support those who are going through these experiences. They reached out using social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, to find real people to be a part of this project. It started as a final assignment for the class, but this is being shared on YouTube, and the students are using this to begin a movement (#DontJudgeMeCampaign).
Mark Miller and Kathryn Horan discuss the NYS Long-Term Care Ombudsman. Educating, Empowering, Advocating - Ombudsman help long-term care residents understand and exercise their rights to good care in an environment that promotes and protects their dignity and quality of life. Find out more about this program and how you can volunteer. More information can be found at www.ltcombudsman.ny.gov and by calling the helpline at 1-855-582-6769.