In this special winter holiday edition, Dr. Jones talks with the podcast producer Jason Johnston about highlights from the first 8 episodes, holiday traditions & songs as well as Dr. Jones’ top therapist tips for getting through the season. If … Read More
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
Dr. Jones talks with Sarah Ascienzo about trauma-informed care, best approaches to trauma in children & families and how to practice self-care while still being an effective social worker. BIO: Sarah Ascienzo, MSW, LCSW has over 15 years of … Read More
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
Amy Brown, a licensed clinical social worker and military veteran, talks with Dr. Jones about addressing the mental health of veterans, the suicide risk among veterans, treatment modalities and working with personal barriers to therapy. BIO: Amy Brown is a … Read More
(Part 2 of 2) In this episode, Dr. Jones continues the conversation with Dr. Julie Cerel about suicide in the media (Musician Logic / MTV awards) with a focus on preventing suicide with those at risk and help for suicide … Read More
(Part 1 of 2) This episode features Dr. Julie Cerel, Professor in the College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky and president of the American Association of Suicidology. Dr. Jones talks with Dr. Cerel about suicide in the … Read More
Dr. Jones’ conversation today is with Athena Kheibari, a doctoral candidate in the University of Kentucky College of Social Work. Athena talks about the reward and struggle of conducting forensic interviews with death row inmates and also her work in suicide prevention. We discuss her personal connection to suicide, and how it is inspiring her work in this area.
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.