On August 05, 2019 Widener University faculty, Drs. Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, Brent Satterly and Justin Sitron visited Western Sydney University in Sydney Australia for a week-long visiting scholar event. They sat down with Widener alum, Dr. George Turner, lecturer, in today’s interview discussing sexual health/ well-being and the field of social work.
In an often emotionally raw interview, Heather Guliani shares her experience with infertility discussing her and her partner’s roller coaster journey in trying to become pregnant. Heather during some extremely vulnerable moments invites listeners to consider the emotional challenges faced by couples who want to conceive through IVF treatment. She reflects on the social pressure […]
Kim Ausburn candidly shares her lived experiences with mental illness, highlighting her resilience over the last 30 years with her diagnosis of schizo-affective disorder. She discusses hospitalization, the mental health system, family support, community stigma, medication side-effects, and the management of her illness. Kim has spoken with Dr. Turner’s students over the years and feels […]
In this episode, Dr. Lisa Meyers, a seasoned social worker from Kansas City Mo. USA shares her thoughts about an initial client meeting. Social work students will benefit from tips on how to frame the first session and on how to approach work with clients.
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