Lynn Hurley and Robert Davis

One Small Step partners Lynn Hurley (55) and Robert Davis (62) reflect on their upbringings and how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted them and other Americans.

Trish Rios and Cathy Ferguson talked candidly about their friendship brought about through ‘Harm Reduction’

Trish Rios is now a Cares Navigator for the Alliance For Living in Connecticut and Cathy Ferguson is Social Worker and the two of them are fast friends, brought about through Trish's lived experience with substance use and Cathy's interactions...

Ron Williams and Barbara Feinberg

One Small Step partners Ron Williams (52) and Barbara Feinberg (81) exchanges stories that humbled them, lessons from parenting, and fears about the future of their country.

The measure of a social work educator's legacy is intertwined in their impact on their students: Terri Klemm.

Terri Klemm, MSW, LCSW, DSW paved the way for many social workers. As one of the pioneers of the Centenary's Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Program, she has educated, equipped, and established social workers worldwide. At the same time, it...

Diversity and cultural competency as a brown social worker and providing support for a community that looks like me: Sanjana Ragudaran

Sanjana Ragudaran, Ph. D., MSW, has a heart for migrant experiences, race disparities, and program evaluation as a social worker looking at social welfare, human rights, and social justice and how covid-19 has impacted migrant experience.

The untraditional journey to social work and how vital macro social work is to the profession: Christina Mina

Christina Mina, MSW, Director of Member Services with the national association of social workers- new jersey chapter, shares how as an Egyptian-American, her lived experience led her to a chance encounter with social work opened up the door for a...

The true beauty of the profession of social work is that we can be integrated into any work environment and capacity: JudyAnn McCarthy

JudayAnn McCarthy, MSW, LCSW, CSSW former vice president of the National Association of Social workers- New Jersey Chapter shares her heart for the profession of social work. With almost 25 years of experience as a clinician, she has a heart...

When life comes full circle, a story of how parents shape the potential for your future career path: Margret Carne

Margret Carne, MSW, LCSW, has a passion for psychotherapy. However, she believes the style of therapy should be tailored to best meet the client's needs rather than trying to mold the client to fit a particular modality of practice.

When life traumas birth your passion, a conversation on not allowing the trauma to reduce you: Tawanda Hubbard

Dr. Tawanda Hubbard, DSW, LCSW, MSW, shares how life trauma reinvented who she is and led her to social work. Dr. Hubbard is an LCSW with over 15 years of experience in child welfare, behavioral health, and clinical practice. As...