Episodes
The Honorable Legislator Kara Hahn, MSW - Representing the 5th Legislative District of Suffolk County, NY.  Legislator Hahn is the National Association of Social Workers(NASW) NYS Chapter 2020 “Public Elected Official of the Year” Kara Hahn(https://www.karahahn.com/)is the Suffolk County Legislature’s Deputy Presiding Officer. First elected in 2011 to represent the very same community in which she was raised and is now raising her family, Kara has worked to make government more open and...
Published 09/09/21
The "Kelsunn-on-the-Air Social Work Podcast" sat down to talk with the Honorable Legislator Kara Hahn recently. In 2011, Legislator Hahn was elected to represent the 5th Legislative District of Suffolk County, Long Island, NY. She is a formally trained Social Worker who has her Master's of Social Work Degree.  She is a dedicated supporter of the Social Work profession.  Legislator Hahn consistently donates time in the community.  She does a little of everything from pitching in to do...
Published 09/03/21
The "Kelsunn-on-the-Air" Social Work Podcast, Award-Winning Flagship offering of “Kelsunn Communications” (www.kelsunn.org) went on location to record a podcast live on Saturday, June 19, 2021. This marked he commemoration of the first-ever "Federally Designated & Recognized" Juneteenth Holiday. This took place at the 3D's Aftercare, Inc. Community Center in Baldwin. This community celebration was the culmination of many months of planning . It was collaboratively sponsored by The...
Published 08/19/21
On the first-ever "Federally Designated & Recognized" Juneteenth Holiday the "Kelsunn-on-the-Air" Social Work Podcast went on location at the 3D's Aftercare, Inc. Community Center in Baldwin.  We asked organizers and participants to share their thoughts and reflections on the historic occasion.  This trailer gives a glimpse of some of what was said.  Make sure to  log-on and tune in on Thursday, August 19, 2021 right here to listen to the entire re-cap. --- Support this podcast:...
Published 08/14/21
In November of 2019 this podcast episode, entitled “Destigmatize to Normalize” was recorded on the campus of Molloy College in Rockville Centre, NY. The interview took place in the School of Social Work building on the Campus. This episode was aimed at discussing in depth the issues of Mental Health, challenges to being Mentally Healthy.  It was officially uploaded on January 24, 2020. The three distinguished guests who were a part of this dynamic, informative discussion were as follows:...
Published 08/07/21
Philanthropy Infusion – Host: Ms. Michele Woodard Guest: Dr. Jacqueline Bouvier Copeland ***This is a “Kelsunn Communications Production” (www.kelsunn.org). Today’s guest is, Dr. Jacqueline Bouvier Copeland, Founder of Black Philanthropy Month (http://www.blackphilanthropymonth.com/), founded in 2011. “Black Philanthropy Month” is a 10-year old global collaboration to celebrate, promote and elevate Black giving and funding in all its forms every August and year-round. This global...
Published 07/29/21
Philanthropy Infusion – Host/Creator:  Ms. Michele Woodard Guest: Ms. Ebonie J. Cooper-Jean ***This is a “Kelsunn Communications Production” (www.kelsunn.org). Today’s guest is, Ms. Ebonie Johnson Cooper, Founder & CEO of the Young, Black & Giving Back Institute (http://www.youngblackgivingback.org), which was established in 2014. The mission of the institute is to educate, inspire, and empower black Gen-Xers and Millennials to invest in changing their communities through...
Published 07/22/21
***This is a “Kelsunn Communications Production (www.kelsunn.org) Today’s guest is, Ms. C’Ardiss “CC” Gardner Gleser, who holds the inaugural position of Director of Programs & Strategic Initiatives at the Satterberg Foundation (https://satterberg.org) located in Seattle, Washington, a family foundation focused on promoting a just society and a sustainable environment. In this role, CC dedicates her time working with nonprofits focused on equity and changing educational outcomes for...
Published 07/15/21
***This is a “Kelsunn Communications Production (www.kelsunn.org) Today’s guest is, Coach Carmen Duncan, MSW - Founder & CEO of “Mission Accomplished Transition Services” (https://matransitionservices.org/)   A non-profit organization she established in 2012 with the purpose of helping students at the high school, trade school and, college level, and students on a path to entrepreneurship, remove obstacles that prevent them from pursuing their dreams and entering the careers they are...
Published 07/08/21
Kelsunn Communications is excited to bring you this first-ever, International NY-to-Israel Interview. Make sure to log in and listen as I interviewed Mrs. Anat Ben Salmon, a Veteran Psychotherapist.  She was on location in Israel at the time of this interview.  Mrs. Ben Salmon shares her unique perspectives on parenting, teens, and adolescents.  She also discusses how she developed some of her therapeutic methods.  You might also find of great interests the the roles of Social Workers in her...
Published 07/02/21
Hello Everyone, We’ve got exciting news here at Kelsunn Communications!!! We are kicking off a brand-new Podcast Series called “Philanthropy Infusion”!!! This podcast is the Brainchild of Host, Ms. Michele Woodard, Creator and Co-Producer of this innovative new series. Ms. Woodard possesses a wealth of experience in charitable giving and philanthropic initiatives. This introductory interview will allow listeners to get introduced to Ms. Woodard and to experience how passionate she is about...
Published 07/01/21
Hello Everyone, We’ve got exciting news here at Kelsunn Communications!!! We are kicking off a brand-new Podcast Series called “Philanthropy Infusion”!!! This podcast is the Brainchild of Host, Ms. Michele Woodard, Creator and Co-Producer of this innovative new series. Ms. Woodard possesses a wealth of experience in charitable giving and philanthropic initiatives. This introductory interview will allow listeners to get introduced to Ms. Woodard and to experience how passionate she is about...
Published 07/01/21
Tune-in to this, first "Kelsunn-on-the-Air" international NY-to-Israel Podcast, featuring Mrs. Anat Ben Salmon, an experienced Psycho-Therapist in Israel. She has conducted doctoral research of the Professional Practice process at Derby University, UK.  She completed her M.Sc (Master’s of Science) in Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy at Derby University and acquired a B.A. in Psychology from Brock University, Canada. Mrs. Salmon, has more than 16 years of practical experience working with...
Published 06/25/21
https://eac-network.org/  EAC Network is a not-for-profit social service agency that empowers, assists, and cares for over 43,220 people in need through 100 programs across Long Island and New York City. Our mission is to respond to human needs with programs and services that protect children, promote healthy families and communities, help seniors, and empower individuals to take control of their lives. EAC Network has built a powerful legacy as a leading human and social services...
Published 05/07/21
EAC Network  reached an important milestone: 50 years of uninterrupted service to those in need within our local communities! We continue to see a dramatic need from vulnerable populations coming to us for help. Our professional staff and dedicated volunteers respond by providing help to Empower, Assist, and Care for individuals in crisis. Tune in on Thursday, May 6th, at 5AM to hear their story!!! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kelsunn-on-the-air/support
Published 04/29/21
Hear Silas W. Kelly, LMSW doing the voice-over to this Promo to promote a workshop. This was for a Workshop held in April of 2018 to address how to re-integrate the formerly incarcerated back into society.  This worshop was co-sponsered by the National Association of Social Workers NY State Chapter( NASW-NYS) and Nassau Community College's Human Services Academic Department.  The script was written by Silas and the    Production was done by Shawn Novatt, Program Director of WHPC !!! Thank you...
Published 04/25/21
****This just in:  Since  November of 2020, This episode, “Sarah O'Connor and the INNcredible Bike Ride”, is rated #2 in Melbourne, Australia in the "Education Category".  https://www.owltail.com/podcast/RHVmv-E-Journalism-Social-Work-Advocate In 2017, World Famous WHTZ 100.3 (Z-100) on-air personality Skeery Jones and CEO & Founder of Kelsunn Communications www.kelsunn.org SIlas W. Kelly, LMSW co-co-produced and co-hosted this public affairs program on "Get Active" the Z-100 Weekly...
Published 04/25/21
***This Segment is currently Ranked #1 on the Owltail.com Podcast Hosting site in Melbourne, Austrailia. It has been Ranked at #1 since August of 2019 in the Social Sciences Category: https://www.owltail.com/podcast/RHVmv-E-Journalism-Social-Work-Advocate/best-episodes Long Island News Radio 103.9 FM Radio Jobline Inteview W/Scott Passeser: Producer/Host National Association of Social Workers official Silas W. Kelly, LMSW used a wide-ranging interview with Long Island News Radio to talk...
Published 04/12/21
"Urban Social Work Journal" Founders: Dr. Brenda Williams-Gray, DSW; Dr. Carl Mazza, DSW; and Dr. Dana Burdnell Wilson, PhD-LCSW discuss their award-winning Publication. In 2018 the journal won the Prose Award "Honorable Mention" distinction as the Best New Journal In Social Sciences. The award is given out by the Association of American Publishers (AAP). USW aims to establish a forum for dialogue, debate, critical analysis and identification of relevant and cutting edge solutions for today’s...
Published 04/01/21
****2018 Prose Award Winner - Honorable Mention Best New Journal In Social Sciences Urban Social Work (USW) is a peer-reviewed journal focusing specifically on urban social work theories and practice. The journal provides literature on collaborative problem-solving intervention and prevention. USW aims to establish a forum for dialogue, debate, critical analysis and identification of relevant and cutting edge solutions for today’s urban communities. The journal also provides knowledge useful...
Published 03/27/21
****2018 Prose Award Winner - Honorable Mention Best New Journal In Social Sciences Urban Social Work (USW) is a peer-reviewed journal focusing specifically on urban social work theories and practice. The journal provides literature on collaborative problem-solving intervention and prevention. USW aims to establish a forum for dialogue, debate, critical analysis and identification of relevant and cutting edge solutions for today’s urban communities. The journal also provides knowledge useful...
Published 03/25/21
Happy Social Work Month!!!! In this Special Podcast Episode we kick-off Social Work Month 2021 with the NASWNYS Chapter Leadership.  Listen as Dr. Samantha Fletcher, Exec. Dir. and  Mr. Michael T. Capiello, Board President give a State-of-the-Chapter overview.  Dr. Fletcher, visits the show again to talk all things Social Work.   Mr. Capiello details how the board stays in lock-step with the Chapter ED, and Staff to meet the needs of the vast number of Social Workers in NY State.  Listen as...
Published 03/01/21
Exciting News!!! Clinical Social Worker, Dr. Veronica Hardy’s Book Launch Countdown is under way and in full gear!!  Be on the look-out for  "Becoming Un-Tangled" being released on March 1st! – The beginning of “Social Work Month”. Listen for her promo’s in the middle and at the end of this podcast for more information!!! Dr. Veronica L. Hardy holds a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision, Master of Social Work degree, and clinical social work licensure. She has multiple book...
Published 02/19/21
In this, the first Episode of Season #3 of the "Kelsunn-on-the-Air" Social Work Podcast we are proud to feature the 3 Members of the NASW NY State Chapter's Region 5 Leadership Team.  Listen as they talk about the areas they represent,  plans for the upcoming year, and much much more.  You will hear from the following officers as Follows:   NASW Region 5 Representative to the Board of  Directors, Ms. Afsha Malik, MSW: Afsha (she/her/ hers) received a Bachelor of Science in Social Work with a...
Published 01/22/21
Make sure to tune in Friday, 5am to hear what plans the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) NY State Chapter's Region 5  Leaders have planned. Listen to Ms. Afsha Malik-Region 5 Board Rep, Ms. Jessica J. Mitchell, Nassau Chair, and Ms. Alexandra Saint Laurent, Suffolk Chair. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kelsunn-on-the-air/support
Published 01/20/21