The Nashville community came together on February 13, 2013 to provide a variety of services to the homeless in this short video overview of Project Homeless Connect Nashville 2013 from the Tennessee State Fairgrounds. Included are comments from Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, event participants and members of the Metropolitan Homelessness Commission. It is produced by Russ Anthony 411 for Anthony-Denmark Communications. You may watch the video on Vimeo.com and on YouTube.
Julius Witherspoon and Lee Stewart of Metropolitan Social Services in Nashville, Tennessee speak about the growth of the elderly population and ways agencies can meet this need. This video shows excerpts from their presentation, “Increasing Need for Home and Community Based Services for Seniors and Disabled Adults” at the TCSW Middle Region Fall Conference on November 2, 2012. Video by Russ Anthony 411 for Anthony-Denmark Communications.
Lynn Stewart describes how misinformation through entertainment leads to Misedutainment of the Masses in the latest video from Russ Anthony 411 and Anthony-Denmark Communications. In these excerpts from the 2011 TCSW Middle Region Fall Conference, Mr. Stewart describes how vulnerable populations are affected by it. Innovative approaches to working with families faced with adverse circumstances by utilizing positive reinforcements and resources are described. Misedutainment of the Masses is a great resource for working with families in poverty. Note: Mr. Stewart’s organization is United Neighborhood Health Services.
Human trafficking is the subject in the latest video from Russ Anthony 411 and Anthony-Denmark Communications. Yvonne Williams of the Human Trafficking in America Task Force, Inc is the featured speaker. She and her husband, Marion Williams, were recognized as Advocates of the year at the TCSW Middle Region Conference on November 18, 2011. This video contains excerpts from the presentation Human Trafficking: Healing the Soul of America given at conference. Statistics, how to identify and become aware of trafficking and how to mobilize a movement to help stop labor and sex trafficking of women and youth are presented.
(Note: This is a great article about the Occupy Wall Street protests from New York. Through the use of media technology millions have been exposed to what social workers have known for some time. Read about what social workers are facing in New York).
Please click on the link for the article by Robert Schachter, Executive Director – New York City Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-NYC). From NASW-NYC Connections at http://naswnyc.wordpress.com/
Just added to RussAnthony411.org is a collection of links to other information for about technology and social work. You can find the list by clicking here or by going to the Social Work Technology page at the top of this site and look for “External Resources”. This additional reading material demonstrates some of the ways that technology is advancing social work on various levels. Your input is greatly appreciated.