The Social Workers Radio Talk Show

The Social Workers Radio Talk Show

The Social Workers Radio Talk Show

BIG NEWS - We are now on iTunes! Visit our second website that holds all of our shows in podcast format. Click here. 


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.

Current Issues. Current Experts.

WCDB 90.9 FM
Albany NY
Thursdays 10-11 am EST
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Social workers can be media savvy. We must use appropriate media tools to inform the public, engage new community groups in problem solving, and advance new knowledge on current pressing social issues and on the resources, services, and supports to address them. Through these venues we can contribute to a better understanding of who we are as social workers and what we do as agents of change in society. Joe Bonilla, a leading communications professional, joins us to discuss how we can be media savvy social workers.

Dr. Sarah Mountz, of UAlbany SSW, discussed her work with, and the experiences of, LGBTQ youth in fostercare. She spoke about her current research at UAlbany, where she is doing participatory research with students on campus who are in foster care.