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Top 25 Podcasts for Social Workers

20 days ago · "Here are 25 of the best, ranging in scope from the humorous and weird to therapists “talking shop” about a wide array of issues. What they all have in common, though, is that they are all highly relevant for today’s social workers."
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The Social Work Podcast

By Jonathan B. Singer, Ph.D., LCSW
Join your host, Jonathan Singer, Ph.D., LCSW in an exploration of all things social work, including direct practice, human behavior in the social environment, research, policy, field work, social work education, and everything in between. Big names talking about bigger ideas. The purpose of the podcast is to present information in a user-friendly format. Although the intended audience is social workers, the information will be useful to anyone in a helping profession (including psychology,...
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inSocialWork - The Podcast Series of the University at Buffalo School of Social Work

By University at Buffalo School of Social Work
inSocialWork is the podcast series of the University at Buffalo School of Social Work. The purpose of this series is to engage practitioners and researchers in lifelong learning and to promote research to practice, practice to research. inSocialWork features conversations with prominent social work professionals, interviews with cutting-edge researchers, and information on emerging trends and best practices in the field of social work.
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Pod Save the People

By Crooked Media
Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics through deep conversations with influencers and experts, and the weekly news with fellow activists Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe, and writer Clint Smith.
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Mental Illness Happy Hour

By Paul Gilmartin
A weekly hour-long conversation between host Paul Gilmartin and a guest (often a fellow artist) about their mental and emotional struggles, large and small. Listeners describe it as " entertaining, comforting, honest, helpful and funny".
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Selling the Couch with Melvin Varghese, Ph.D. | Weekly conversations to build and grow your counseling private practice

By Melvin Varghese, Ph.D.
Selling the Couch is the podcast for aspiring and current mental health private practitioners. Psychologist Melvin Varghese interviews successful therapists about the business side of private practice (e.g., how they get referrals, their best advice for other practitioners, their daily habits, etc.) as well as the world's top business, marketing, and social media experts to help you become a better business owner. What you get are bite sized, practical and no nonsense tips and advice to gui...
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Podsocs - Social Work Podcasts

Podsocs, the podcast for social workers on the run, brings you topics of interest for all human services practitioners, students and academics.
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Episode 82: Nauru

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Another Round

By BuzzFeed
Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton cover everything from race, gender and pop culture to squirrels, mangoes, and bad jokes, all in one boozy show.
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Social Work Conversations

By University of Kentucky College of Social Work
From the University of Kentucky College of Social Work Hosted by Dr. Blake Jones Produced by Jason Johnston Here we explore the intersection of social work research, practice and education. Our goal is to showcase once a month the amazing people associated with our college and give our listeners practical tools they can use to change the world. Each month we have a conversation with a social work practitioner, researcher, educator or speaker to learn more about their life and work. This po...
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The League of Awkward Unicorns

By LeagueOfAwkwardUnicorns
Author and social activist Deanna Zandt (“Share This!”) gets together with author and weirdo Alice Bradley (“Let’s Panic About Babies”) to talk about depression, anxiety, and all the other ways our brains can play tricks on us. They’ll also discuss what helps, whether it’s medication, meditation, or binge-watching Netflix while eating an entire wheel of cheese. Join Alice and Deanna every other week as they amuse each other and the guests they’ve managed to trick into joining them. It’s all g...
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Counselor Toolbox - Addiction, Counseling, and Mental Health Continuing Education | Recovery | Relationships | Clinical | Psychology | Family | Social Work | Mindfulness | CEUs | AllCEUs | By Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

By Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes
Counselors, coaches and sober companions help hundreds of thousands of people affected by Addictions and Mental Health issues each year. Learn about the current research and practical counseling tools to improve your skills and provide the best possible services. Counselor Toolbox targets counselors, coaches and companions, but can also provide useful counseling self-help tools for persons struggling with these issues and their loved ones. AllCEUs is an approved counseling continuing educa...
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Mental Health Moment

By Emily Newbold
Each week Emily (a licensed clinical social worker) and Laura (an attorney) discuss issues related to mental health, therapy, and self-care
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Team Human

By Douglas Rushkoff
Team Human is a weekly podcast and set of resources enabling human intervention in the economic, technological, and social programs that determine how we live, work, and interact. This is media as cultural resistance and a path to social change.
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Tara Brach

By Tara Brach
Tara Brach is a leading western teacher of Buddhist (mindfulness) meditation, emotional healing and spiritual awakening. She is author of Radical Acceptance (2003), and True Refuge (2013). Senior teacher at the Insight Meditation Community of Washington D.C. (IMCW), Tara shares a weekly talk on Buddhist teachings and practices. Visit for more information. Please support this podcast by donating at Your generosity makes a difference!
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Research in Action | A podcast for faculty & higher education professionals on research design, methods, productivity & more

By Dr. Katie Linder, Director of the Oregon State University Ecampus Research Unit
Research in Action is a weekly podcast by Oregon State University Ecampus, a national leader in online education. The podcast is hosted by Dr. Katie Linder, OSU Ecampus research director, who discusses topics and issues related to research in higher education with experts across a range of disciplines and institutions. Guests share their expertise on qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods, personal experiences as researchers, best practices, and organizational and productivity strategies...
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The Practice of the Practice Podcast: Small Business Growth | Marketing | Blogging | Small Business

By Joseph R. Sanok: Counselor, Private Practice Owner, Marketing Expert, and Consultant
Ready to grow your business? This podcast is all about service-based businesses such as counseling, coaching, chiropractic, and massage. Discover how to increase income and influence.
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Transgressive: The Podcast

By Transgressive
Transgressive is a podcast about all things transgender, genderqueer, non-binary, intersex, and some things sexuality, too! Transgressive aims to make space for the very real lives of trans folks and serves as a platform for storytelling, resource sharing, and activism in its many forms. Every other week, Lindsay and a guest explore topics like coming out, socially and medically transitioning, mental health, loved ones, activism in the current political climate, how cisgender folks can be bet...
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Private Practice Workshop | Counselors | Therapists | Psychologists

By John Clarke
The Marketing Workshop is the only resource you need to learn how to market your private practice. Hosted by John Clarke of the Private Practice Workshop, this show is packed with powerful and effective techniques that will allow you to build your practice into exactly what you want it to be. If you want targeted marketing advice from a private practitioner who knows what it takes to build a practice, then you've come to the right place!
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Private Practice Journeys

By Christopher J. Quarto, Ph.D., PLLC
Four therapists discuss their experiences of what it's like to start and manage a private practice over the course of a year. Each therapist is interviewed once a month to find out what it’s really like to be in private practice – basically the nuts and bolts, highs and lows and lessons learned. By only having four therapists participate on podcast episodes listeners get “depth” of practical information as opposed to “breadth” of information, which is typical of other podcast series in which ...
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All Things Therapy

By LA Talk Radio
Lisa Tahir is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing as an Intuitive Psychotherapist. My emphasis is on promoting personal growth and transformation by bringing you interviews with leaders in the: psychological, social, spiritual, emotional, cognitive, financial, physical, artistic, entertainment, and business communities and industries. We hope to motivate and inspire you to your own greatness. Support this show at: Listen live Thursday 1 PM (PST), on LA Talk R...
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Marc Treitler

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Psychiatric Services From Pages to Practice

By Psychiatric Services
A discussion of research highlights and timely issues in the delivery of mental health care services, brought to you by Psychiatric Services, a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.
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Thoughts On The Social World

By David Niven: Social Work Expert
The Social World Podcast
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Helpful Social Work Podcast

By Jo Fox and Gerry Nosowska
Social Work Podcast
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By New Republic
New Republic editor Jamil Smith explores how race, gender, and all the ways we identify ourselves and one another intersect. He brings in journalists, activists, politicians, and everyday folks like you to fuel the conversation.
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Our National Conversation About Conversations A...

By Panoply
Co-discussants Anna Holmes, Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda and Tanner Colby host a lively multiracial conversation about the ways we can’t talk, don’t talk, would rather not talk, but intermittently, fitfully, embarrassingly do talk about culture, identity, politics, power, and privilege in our pre-post-yet-still-very-racial America. This show is "About Race."
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