12 episodes

The Melanated Social Work Podcast is hosted by four men of color within the field of social work; Josh McNeil, Marvin Toliver, Michael Grinnell, and Jesse Wiltey. Join us as we discuss social work, mental health, politics, music, liberation and many other topics.

The Melanated Social Work Podcast Melanated Social Work

    • Mental Health

The Melanated Social Work Podcast is hosted by four men of color within the field of social work; Josh McNeil, Marvin Toliver, Michael Grinnell, and Jesse Wiltey. Join us as we discuss social work, mental health, politics, music, liberation and many other topics.

    Episode 12: Physical Distancing & Social Solidarity

    Episode 12: Physical Distancing & Social Solidarity

    In this episode, the folks of Melanated Social Work discuss the impact of COVID-19, how they're coping during this difficult time, and answer a question from a listener. (Note: This episode was recorded on March 19th, 2020)

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode 11: Toxic Masculinity Part 2

    Episode 11: Toxic Masculinity Part 2

    In this episode, the folks of Melanated Social Work revisit the conversation about the passing of Kobe Bryant, discuss toxic masculinity and the documentary about the life of Aaron Hernandez, and answer a question from the listeners. Also, stay on the look out for more announcements about our Live Podcast in Philadelphia happening in April!

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 10: Toxic Masculinity Part 1

    Episode 10: Toxic Masculinity Part 1

    In this episode, the folks of Melanated Social Work discuss the recent passing of Kobe Bryant, break down masculinity and toxic masculinity, and answer a question from the listeners. Stay on the look out for the Part 2 of this episode where we continue to discuss toxic masculinity and the recent documentary about the life of Aaron Hernandez.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 9: 2019 Wrap Up

    Episode 9: 2019 Wrap Up

    2019 is almost a wrap! In this episode the folks of Melanated Social Work chop it up about some of the biggest events of 2019, their favorite movies and albums of 2019, and their reflections on the year as a whole.

    • 53 min
    Episode 8: Boundaries & Good Practice?

    Episode 8: Boundaries & Good Practice?

    In episode 8, the folks of Melanated Social Work discuss navigating boundaries within therapy, running into clients within the community, and the therapeutic use of disclosure. (We also answer a listener question at the end of the episode!)

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 7 with Sonalee Rashatwar: Fatphobia, Colonialism & White Supremacy

    Episode 7 with Sonalee Rashatwar: Fatphobia, Colonialism & White Supremacy

    In this episode, we had the honor of interviewing the amazing Sonalee Rashatwar! She offered up some education about fatphobia, described how she combats fatphobia as a clinician and radical educator, and helped break down how fatphobia is linked to colonialism and white supremacy. Also, make sure to check out her Instagram account, @thefatsextherapist.

    • 50 min

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I absolutely love the discussions. This podcast brings a lot of awareness and knowledge on so many important issues in this time. Truly a great listen!

Brother Mali ,

African American Social Worker

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