ASGW Podcast Channel
By Marty Jencius
ASGW Podcast ChannelApr 24, 2023
ASGW Masterclass: Dr. Niloufer Merchant
Dr. Christine Suniti Bhat, Professor, Ohio University, hosts a conversation with Niloufer Merchant, Ed.D., L.P. (MN), Professor Emerita, St. Cloud State University, ASGW Fellow, and former president of ASGW. Dr. Merchant served as process observer on the ACA Governing Council for four ACA Presidents. She shares her passion for work in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives and discusses how group workers could utilize Polyvagal Theory to gain an understanding of how our nervous systems receive and respond when we are in connection with others.
ASGW Masterclass: Dr. Robert Wubbolding
Dr. Christine Suniti Bhat hosts a conversation with Dr. Robert E Wubbolding, internationally known teacher, author and practitioner of Reality Therapy about the application of Reality Therapy to Group Work. Dr. Wubbolding is the Director of the Center for Reality Therapy and is a Professor Emeritus of Xavier University. Dr. Wubbolding is Senior Faculty for William Glasser International, Inc and he was personally appointed by Dr. Glasser in 1988 to be the first Director of Training for his institute. In this position he coordinated and monitored the Certification, Supervisor, and Instructor Training programs. Dr. Wubbolding is a Professional Clinical Counselor and a Board Certified Coach. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including being named a “Legend of Counseling” at the meeting of the American Counseling Association in Hawaii in 2014.
ASGW Masterclass: Dr. Kristopher Goodrich and Dr. Jane Okech
Dr. Lorraine Guth speaks with Dr. Kristopher Goodrich and Dr. Jane Okech about their editorial journey with the Journal for Specialists in Group Work. They also share tips for group work research/writing, early group experiences, the impact of professional mentors/collaborators, and dedication to culturally responsive group work.
ASGW Masterclass: Dr. Alicia Homrich
Dr. Christine Suniti Bhat hosts a conversation with Dr. Alicia M. Homrich. Dr. Homrich discusses her work with Multiple Family Group Therapy, and shares about her recent book on gatekeeping in clinical professions.
ASGW Masterclass: Dr. Angela Coker
Dr. Christine Suniti Bhat hosts a conversation with Dr. Angela Coker. Dr. Coker discusses her group work practice and research centered on social justice and on the intersections of mental health, race, gender, and class.
ASGW Masterclass: Dr. Ed Jacobs
Dr. Lorraine Guth speaks with Dr. Ed Jacobs about his significant group work practice and publications that are focused on using creative group approaches that make an impact. He shares his journey as a group worker over the past 50 years that includes developing Impact Therapy, authoring six textbooks, utilizing innovative teaching techniques, and engaging in ASGW initiatives.
ASGW Masterclass: Dr. A. Michael Hutchins
Dr. Lorraine Guth speaks with Dr. A. Michael Hutchins about his groundbreaking group work practice, social justice advocacy, and process observation skills. He also shares rich historical information about the time ASGW was founded and his life journey of being an innovative group worker.
ASGW Masterclass: Dr. Melissa Luke
Dr. Lorraine Guth speaks with Dr. Melissa Luke about her innovative group work practice including creating/implementing diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility workshops. She also shares impactful group work service, research, and school counseling experiences that have contributed to the counseling profession.
ASGW Masterclass: Dr. Sheri A. Bauman
Dr. Lorraine Guth speaks with Dr. Sheri Bauman about her life work, group research project during COVID, and groundbreaking videos on group work with children and adolescents.