Social Worker Interview Series

We reached out to social workers who are licensed, in the field, to learn more about how they help their clients, what enrivironments they work in, and who they advocate the most for. Discover what it means to be a social worker.

Licensed Certified Social Worker – Clinical (LCSW-C), Sarah Frazell
A Social Worker’s Role in Addressing Racism 
“Exploring the power that social workers have is also important. We talk a lot about social workers as gatekeepers. A lot of times, we’re the ones writing the policies for how someone can get access to a resource.”

Macro Social Worker, Lisa Primm
The Benefits of Macro Social Work 
“My role is to advocate for, but also empower individuals with disabilities to ensure that their rights are protected.” 

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Jessica Holton
Working with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing “I’m fortunate … to receive their patience and their grace when I do make errors or need some support.”

Child Welfare Social Worker, Cornell Davis III
Misperceptions about Child Welfare Social Work “Many people don’t see the social workers in the home with mom, dad, the grandparents, the uncle or whomever, putting services in place to keep that family intact.”

Crisis Intervention Social Worker, Morgan Gregg
Working with Law Enforcement “Social work’s focus … allows me to interact with people in a way where I don’t see them as criminals.”