The Social Workers Radio Talk Show

The Social Workers Radio Talk Show

Live Unedited Current Issues Current Experts

wcdb 90.9 FM
Albany NY
Thursdays 9-10am et

April 10, 2014


University at Albany School of Social Welfare Dean Katharine Briar-Lawson PhD

This week Dean Katharine Briar-Lawson joins Kathryn and Alyssa on The Social Workers.

Center for Motivation & Change Co-founder and Clinical Director Carrie Wilkens PhD
Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change

Addiction impacts 1 in 4 families in the United States. The research is clear: family involvement greatly increases the odds that an individual struggling with addiction will get better. People can change, and you can help facilitate that change. Carrie Wilkens, PhD, is co-founder and clinical director of CMC and a dedicated practitioner and researcher of the most effective treatments for substance use problems and compulsive behaviors. Her expertise is regularly sought by the CBS Early Show, Fox News, Newsweek, The Oprah Magazine, and Psychology Today.

Dr. Lani Jones, University at Albany SUNY
The Use of Black Feminism in Social Work Practice

Lani V. Jones is the Principal Investigator on two research projects on health and mental health outcomes among Black women towards the development of culturally congruent services. Dr. Jones is a nationally recognized speaker on mental health practice interventions with traditionally underserved populations. She has served on numerous national, state and local health, human, and social service boards towards the advancement of social justice for Black women and their families.