Episodes
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
This is an edited version of the complete broadcast aired on October 5, 2020, just prior to election day last November. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kelsunn-on-the-air/support
Published 01/03/21
Log-on to listen to my fascinating interview with Dr. Donna Volpitta. She is the Founder and Education Director of Pathways to Empower (pathwaystoempower.com). Dr.Volpitta, has a Doctorate in Education (Ed.D) and she makes the brain science of resilience and mental health easy to understand and apply. Donna draws on her experiences as a seasoned educator and mother of four adolescents to bring humor and practical advice to all of her audiences. So many speakers are inspirational, but Donna...
Published 12/17/20
Donna Volpitta, Ed.D., makes the brain science of resilience and mental health easy to understand and apply. Listen to hear about her innovative “Resilient Mindset Model” which draws on the latest research in neuroscience, psychology and education. Donna draws on her experiences as a seasoned educator and mother of four adolescents to bring humor and practical advice to all of her audiences. So many speakers are inspirational, but Donna combines inspiration with education, providing...
Published 12/10/20
Dr. Lakeya Cherry, DSW, MSSW is the Chief Executive Officer of The Network for Social Work Management, an international membership organization dedicated to strengthening leadership in health and human services. Under her leadership, the Network has grown globally and introduced new, innovative programming that meets the needs of social work and human services leaders everywhere. At her previous position with 2U, Inc., a technology company partnering with prestigious universities to place...
Published 11/29/20
Kelsunn Communications Founder and CEO, Silas W. Kelly, LMSW was a guest on the “Anat Ben Salmon Live” Show on which was “Streamed Live” directly from “Israel” on Sunday, November 22, 2020. Listen or view (Click here to view: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnVRcpPJ-5A&feature=youtu.be)the show in its entirety right here. Silas, your "E-Journalism Social Work Advocate" is host of The "Kelsunn-on-the-Air" Social Work Podcast heard right here on Anchor, was interviewed by veteran show host...
Published 11/23/20
Make sure to tune in on Sunday, November 29th at 5am to hear Lakeya Cherry, DSW, MSSW, Chief Executive Officer of The Network for Social Work Management.  The organization is based in San Diego, California and is an international membership organization dedicated to strengthening leadership in health and human services.  Dr. Cherry earned her Master of Science in Social Work from Columbia University and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Legal Studies from the University of California at...
Published 11/23/20
Ed Paley has been a Professional Social Worker for 50 years. He received his MSW from Hunter College School of Social Work in 1979. He specializes in Grief, Loss, and Bereavement. He has a private clinical practice in East Meadow, Long island where he provides therapy to children, teens, adults, families, and groups. In 2014, Ed was asked to serve on the Advisory Board of the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island. Ed is a member of the steering committee of the Long Island Chapter of the...
Published 11/05/20
Ed Paley is an LCSW and has been a Professional Social Worker for 50 years. He received his MSW from Hunter College School of Social Work in 1979. He specializes in Grief, Loss, and Bereavement. He has a private clinical practice in East Meadow, Long island where he provides therapy to children, teens, adults, families, and groups. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kelsunn-on-the-air/support
Published 10/30/20
This is a Tribute to 3 Voting Rights Giants: The Late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, The Late John Lewis, and The Late Elijah Cummings.  Listen, Be Inspired & GOTV!!!  Get Out The Vote!!! That is the best way to honor their memory!!! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kelsunn-on-the-air/support
Published 10/23/20
Our special Guest for today’s show is Dr. Aisha Mitchell Washington, LCSW. She Is currently a Clinical Director at Behavioral Health Connections - Atlanta, a Universal Health Services, Inc. entity. She graduated from the University of Southern California with a Doctorate of Social Work. She published her dissertation about teen athletes and opioid addiction on ProQuest. She specializes in working with youth, families, and children. She is also well versed in behavioral health; forensics;...
Published 10/22/20
Dr. Aisha Mitchell Washington Is a Clinical Director at Behavioral Health Connections Atlanta, a Universal Health Services, Inc.  entity that provides mobile assessment services for people with behavioral health needs. Previously, Aisha served as Social Services Chief at the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.  She graduated from the University of Southern California with a Doctorate of Social Work. She published her dissertation about teen athletes and...
Published 10/16/20
Ms. Miriam Payne was highlighted in Adelphi University President, Christine Riordan’s May 2020 Newsletter. President Riordan recognized Miriam as one of the School’s dedicated Social Work Student Interns. She was commended for playing a prominent role as a frontline hospital worker at the beginning of the Corona Virus Pandemic. Miriam Payne is a graduate of Lehman College, Bronx, N.Y with a B.S. in Health Education and Promotion. Ms. Payne is currently employed at New York Presbyterian...
Published 10/08/20
Chantel Jackson, LMSW Chantel Jackson is a licensed social worker, author, college professor and the Democratic Nominee for the 79th Assembly District in the South Bronx. Chantel believes that her W.H.E.N. (Wellness, Housing, Education, Now!) mission, will genuinely and totally transform her district into an even more healthy and wealthy community." She is a dedicated member of her community. Ms. Jackson is a proud member of the United Federation of Teachers, A NYC Public High School Social...
Published 10/06/20
Miriam Payne is a graduate of Lehman College, Bronx, N.Y with a B.S. in Health Education and Promotion. Ms. Payne is currently employed at New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH), the #1 hospital in the state of New York, as a Unit Assistant. In her role, she is the bridge of communication between the interdisciplinary team across numerous departments within the hospital. Ms. Payne is a recently graduated  Social Worker from Adelphi University School of Social work.  She plans to use her...
Published 10/02/20
Tune in to Segment #10 of This Covid-19 Special which features  Ms. Elisa Brown, MSW: Class of 2020  Adelphi University School of Social Work Ms. Elisa Brown, a Brooklyn native, is a youth educator with nearly 15 years’ experience in leadership development, community organizing, counseling, and providing career​ services to Community youth.  She is a recent May 2020 MSW Graduate of Adelphi University School of Social Work. In addition to her recently earned MSW she also has a BS in Human...
Published 09/24/20
"Elisa Brown, MSW (Master of Social Work) 2020 Graduate, worked directly with COVID-19 patients and their families at a skilled nursing facility in Brooklyn , New York, during her Internship. She provided daily interventions and support in this high-risk community at the height of the Corona Virus Pandemic". The above-mentioned recognition appeared in the May 2020 Edition of the newsletter entitled “From The Desk of the  President, Dr. Christine Riordan” President of Adelphi...
Published 09/18/20
Tune in to Segment #9 of This Covid-19 Special which features Dr. Laura S. Abrams:  Dr. Abrams is Chair of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Social Welfare Department. Listen as Dr. Abrams discusses among other things, how Covid-19 laid bare the healthcare disparities heaped upon BIPOC Populations.  She talks about the connection between those disparities and the racial tensions that boiled over as people across the spectrum took to the streets to declare that things must change....
Published 09/10/20
Coming up next on Thursday, September 10th will be Dr. Laura S. Abrams Professor and Chair, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs Social Welfare Department. Professor Abrams’ scholarship focuses on improving the well-being of youth and young adults with histories of incarceration. Her ethnographic studies have examined youths’ experiences of criminality, risk, and institutions seeking to reshape their identities through both therapeutic and punitive practices. These themes are presented in her...
Published 09/04/20
Join us and get inspired listening to Dr. Jacqueline Bouvier Copeland’s extraordinary journey in the world of philanthropy and her exceptional contributions to advancing the social and economic wellbeing of disadvantaged communities in the U.S  and around the world and her significant impact on black and brown communities. Hear how Dr. Copeland founded Black Philanthropy Month in 2011, and find out how Give 8/28 got started and the significance of that date. Dr. Copeland is the co-founder of...
Published 09/02/20
Andrew J. Peters, LCSW, is the Director of Social Work programs at Adelphi University's Manhattan Center. He is also an adjunct professor teaching generalist practice, group work, and oppression and diversity.  He talks about Racial Injustice and Healtcare Disparities related to  the pandemic.  Prof. Peters educates listeners to why Social Workers are "Essential", and what their committment is to assisting those in need.   Prior to Adelphi, Andrew worked for 18 years at Long Island Crisis...
Published 08/27/20
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Published 08/23/20
Andrew J. Peters, LCSW, is the director of social work programs at Adelphi University's Manhattan Center. He is also an adjunct professor teaching generalist practice, group work, and oppression and diversity. Prior to Adelphi, Andrew worked for 18 years at Long Island Crisis Center, starting as a front line social worker and later serving as a clinical supervisor, program director and the associate executive director. He has overseen school-based services, participatory research, legislative...
Published 08/20/20