Podcast by Social Work Study Sessions
Don't Get So Defensive (& what your defense mechanisms mean)
Don't get so defensive! (& what those defense mechanisms mean) Join Miranda as she talks about different defense mechanisms to study for her board exam.
Reference: "Social Work ASWB Masters Exam Guide" by Dawn Apgar
Anyone Can Use Motivational Interviewing
MI is not just for social workers, therapists, or alcohol & drug counselors. Everyone can use these skills! Miranda talks about Motivational Interviewing and gives examples of how you can start using them in your own profession.
Treating Trauma the Evidence-Based Way
To continue last week's topic of trauma and PTSD, Miranda briefly discusses different therapy modalities and methods that are the best (evidence-based) for treating people who have experienced traumatic events or been diagnosed with PTSD.
TF-CBT Training: https://tfcbt2.musc.edu
History and Review of PTSD
Wondering about the history of trauma diagnoses and the difference between PTSD, adjustment disorder, and acute stress disorder? Miranda reviews a brief history of PTSD and discusses differential diagnoses that will be on the ASWB board exam.
Stages of Development to Remember
Miranda briefly reviews Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development, Erikson's Psychosocial Stages of Development, and Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development. These theories are included on the ASWB exams and important to keep in mind, especially when working with children.
Bringing Truth & Reconciliation to Native Nations
Today Miranda talks about the neglected Native American story in the US's history, and how different Truth & Reconciliation Commissions have worked to bring healing to Native American and other indigenous people groups.
3000, Y. F. (2017, May 15). The South African Truth Commission. YouTube. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_QZO_onxlo
“Bringing Them Home Report Recommendations.” (1997). Retrieved from https://bth.humanrights.gov.au/the-report/report-recommendations
Capacity Building Center for Tribes (2018, November 19). Truth, Healing, and Change: Reflections from the Maine Truth Commission. Youtube. Retrieved May 03, 2019, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWC3Ek5bdyk&t=181s
Documenting Democracy (2007) "Aboriginal Protection Act 1869 (Vic)". National Archives of Australia. Archived from the original on 2007-06-05.
Sarkin-Hughes, J. (2004). Carrots and Sticks: The TRC and the South African Amnesty Process. Intersentia nv. pp. 219–. ISBN 978-90-5095-400-6.