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.
Live Unedited Current Issues Current Experts
WCDB 90.9 FM
Tuesdays 9-10am et
Most Recent Shows
Edgar Barens is an award-winning filmmaker. His work includes documentary films, experimental shorts, music videos, and public service announcements. Mr. Barens sat down with The Social Workers to discuss his film titled 'Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall'. This film explores the many issues in the American Criminal Justice System.
Sam Fletcher is a second-year doctoral student in the School of Social Welfare, University at Albany. Her research includes strategies utilized by lifelong social activists, peer support, program evaluation, gerontology and veterans. Currently Samantha is coordinating a statewide program evaluation of peer support services for veterans facing post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and other challenges in New York State. This project utilizes a mixed methods research design. Today Sam will be focusing on her Internships in Aging Brown Bag Lunch presentation titled Activists of the 1940’s. 50’s and 60’s – Where are they now? Today, Sam will be giving an overview of her research on lifelong activists. Her full recorded presentation will be available for Continuing Education self-study credit. If interested, please see the School of Social Welfare Continuing Education homepage located at http://www.albany.edu/ssw/continuing-education.php