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Producer: Deborah Thibeault, DSW, LCSW

Interviewer: Whitney Rosenblatt, MSW, Class of 2023

Guest: Amanda Greubel, DSW Assistant Professor of Social Work, Clarke University

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Dr. Amanda Greubel discusses the history of women in social work; social policies that impact women and minoritized communities; the need for social workers to recognize the harm the profession has caused vulnerable populations; how social workers can address inequalities and inequities; reasons why women need to be involved in policy advocacy; reasons some social workers shy away from policy work; how clinical social workers can be involved in policy; the importance of self-care and paying attention to moral injury in policy work.

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