“Afro-Caribbean American Social Workers sharing our first hand experiences in the field. Laugh, cry and learn with us!”
On this episode we’ll share our personal experiences with COVID19, how it’s affected our practice as social workers and what it’s been like surviving COVID.
*For the latest information about COVID, testing, vaccine and more please visit cdc.gov.
*FEMA is now willing/ able to pay families up to $7k to help cover funeral costs for COVID victims. The federal assistance will be limited to a maximum financial amount of $7,000 per funeral, with a maximum of $35,500 per application for multiple funerals of other family members after Jan. 20, 2020.
*There’s a grassroots organization called Marked By COVID which is a movement to collect stories of people who have been impacted by COVID-19 and inspire safer public health.
* If you know anyone who may be suffering from COVID-related stress, anxiety, depression or grief they are not alone. If they live in the NYC area they can call 1-888-NYC-WELL or text NYCwell at 66173. They can also call SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration) national helpline at 1-800-662-HELP(4357) or NAMI ( National Alliance on Mental Health Helpline at 1-800-950-6264 Monday to Friday 10a-8p EST.
Intro to Season 2
We are back for Season 2. Did you miss us? Well we missed you all! Join us this season as we cover more of our experience in the field of Social Work, relationships, loss and everything in between.
Hi Guys!!! This a bonus episode where we discuss obtaining our social work licenses. We discussed how we prepared, the qualifications to obtain your license and much more. Thank you to one of our Listeners for suggesting this topic. Hope you all are enjoying your summer!!
It's A Wrap!
We did guys!! Please listen as we wrap up season one. We discuss our favorite episodes and our plans for the summer. Tune in and enjoy your summer!!
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Fatherhood & The Delta Project
In this episode we discuss Fatherhood and The Delta Project with friend to the podcast, Cole Williams of Cole Speaks. Cole is doing great work with young fathers involved in the justice system. This episode was so necessary especially since yesterday was Father's Day.
If you want to learn more about The Delta Project you can check them out at https://thedeltaproject.co. You can follow Cole and The Delta project on IG @ the_delta_project_us.
If you guys want to connect with us on social media you can follow us on Twitter @QueensofSWpod or on Instagram @TheQueensofSocialWork or if you want more information on the topic we discussed today feel free to check out our notes for this episode or email us at email@example.com.
Borderline Bonnie & Histrionic Hasha: Dealing with Mental Illness at work
Many people are dealing with some sort of mental health issue and aren't aware of it. In this episode we discuss our experience with co workers who may exhibit signs of a personality disorder and how that can affect you as a colleague. Although we do joke around a little in this episode mental health is a serious matter. Please take care of yourselves!
If you know anyone close to you who maybe suffering from a mental illness or you yourself are suffering from mental health issues and you live in the NYC area you can call 1-888-NYC-WELL. Outside of NY. Nationally you can call SAMSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration) at 1-800-662-HELP.
It’s entertaining and informative. good chemistry between the hosts and guests.