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Producer: Deborah Thibeault, DSW, LCSW

Interviewer: Whitney Rosenblatt, MSW, Class of 2023

Guest: Amy Fischer Williams, DSW, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and Deborah Thibeault, DSW, LCSW, Associate Professor East Tennessee State University

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Dr. Fischer Williams and Dr. Thibeault share about how the social work profession impacts indigenous communities; about policies that impact tribal nations; and what social workers and social work education can do to serve Sovereign Nations.

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Social Work Policy Podcasts were created as part of the East Tennessee State University’s Open and Affordable Course Materials Awards Program.

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