37 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
    • 4.9 • 182 Ratings

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 37 with Dr. Tanya Sharpe: Social Work Views from the 6

    Episode 37 with Dr. Tanya Sharpe: Social Work Views from the 6

    In this episode, the folks of Melanated Social Work connect with Dr. Tanya Sharpe, the founder and director of The Centre for Research and Innovation for Black Survivors of Homicide Victims (The CRIB). Listen to hear about her journey into social work,...

    • 57 min
    Episode 36: The Caucasity of Social Work Pt. 2

    Episode 36: The Caucasity of Social Work Pt. 2

    In this episode, the folks of Melanated Social Work continue to discuss a recent incident of white supremacist microaggressions. If you haven't done so already, please listen to Part 1 of this conversation.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 35: The Caucasity of Social Work Pt. 1

    Episode 35: The Caucasity of Social Work Pt. 1

    In this episode, the folks of Melanated Social Work reflect on their experience over the last year providing consultation and facilitation, and discuss a recent incident of white supremacist microaggressions. Stay tuned for the Part 2 follow up!

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 34 with Khalida Sethi & Sonalee Rashatwar: Radical Therapy

    Episode 34 with Khalida Sethi & Sonalee Rashatwar: Radical Therapy

    In this episode, the folks of Melanated Social Work have the honor of connecting with Khalida Sethi and Sonalee Rashatwar of the Radical Therapy Center in Philadelphia, PA. Hear about their journey in the field, how the Radical Therapy Center was...

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Episode 33: The Joi of Social Work

    Episode 33: The Joi of Social Work

    In this episode, the folks of Melanated Social Work connect with Joi Britt and hear about her experience growing up in New York and being "regular Black", her renowned podcast The Joi of Social Work, and her process of developing her private practice.

    • 55 min
    Episode 32 with Dr. Jean Latting: Leading Consciously

    Episode 32 with Dr. Jean Latting: Leading Consciously

    In this episode, the folks of Melanated Social Work had the privilege of connecting with social work pioneer, Dr. Jean Latting. We got to hear about her journey into social work, her experiences as a Black professor, and what it means to lead consciously.

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
182 Ratings

182 Ratings

Shelbye27 ,

Great podcast for social workers

I love this podcast. I currently work with the homeless population and I am furthering my education right now. I love the focus of this podcast and the conversation is enlightening and helpful, especially for those of us in the field working with clients.

JGIL86 ,

Top Level!!!

Though I am not a social worker the topics and discussions are key to understanding the dynamics of human services field and the intersections of individual and social experiences! Keep bringing on the heat y’all!!!!!

Skadoosh999 ,

Mind Changing

I am currently in my internship placement and graduating with a social work BSW in May. This podcast has gave me great insight into social work as a professional, as well as social issues that impact populations I will service. Every episode is unique and refreshing, as well as SO easy to listen to. It is in my morning routine to listen to it while on the way to work now. I am LOVING it!

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