Episode 8 – Bereavement Support and the Strength of the NASW with KY Executive Director Brenda Rosen

Brenda Rosen, Executive Director of the NASW Kentucky chapter, talks with Dr. Jones about working with bereavement, the strength of the NASW, self-care and goats in pajamas doing yoga. BIO: Brenda Rosen received her BASW from UK 36 years ago … Read More

Episode 6 – “Growing Community with Fresh Produce” A Conversation with Laura Flowers

In this episode, Dr. Jones talks with Laura Flowers, a part-time instructor with the College of Social Work and Farm Procurement Organizer for Fresh Stop Market Lexington, a community pop-up market focused on urban food deserts. They discuss the market, … Read More

Episode 1 – Introducing the Podcast with Dr. Blake Jones & Jason Johnston

Today we talk with Dr. Blake Jones, the host of the Social Work Conversations podcast. Blake talks about his life as a therapist and teacher, growing up in a family of eight and learning to use music as self-care and a creative way to give back. He is interviewed by Jason Johnston, the producer of the SWC podcast, and the instructional designer for the University of Kentucky College of Social Work. Jason and Blake talk about what to expect from the SWC podcast in the months to come.