Social Work Insider

The Journey To Pursuing A DSW w/ Christopher Sharp

August 29, 2021 Harleny Vasquez Season 1 Episode 8
Social Work Insider
The Journey To Pursuing A DSW w/ Christopher Sharp
Show Notes

Becoming a Director of Office at Arizona State University is no easy task, let alone pursuing a DSW at the same time. 

My guest for today's episode is Christopher Sharp did just that.

Listen in, as Christopher and I have a wide-ranging conversation on the topics of:

  • Advice for Social Workers pursuing their DSW
  • How to choose the right  program 
  • The unique angle Social Work has over helping professions

More about Christopher:

Christopher Sharp, M.S.W, M.P.A, is a Clinical Assistant Professor and the Director of Office of American Indian Projects, within the School of Social Work at the Arizona State University. He is a DSW candidate at USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. He is of the Mohave tribe, descendant of the Frog Clan (Bouh'th) and a citizen of the Colorado River Indian Tribes. He teaches courses as a professor, serves as a field liaison to students in Tribal and urban American Indian-serving field placement settings, and is the advisor for the American Indian Social Work Student Association. He earned his B.S. in American Indian Studies, Master of Social Work, and Master of Public Administration at ASU. Chris serves on the National Advisory Committee for the FRIENDS CB-CAP technical assistance center, the Governing Council of the Indigenous and Tribal Social Work Educators Association, as Secretary of the Native American Connections Board of Directors, and is a member of the Council on Social Work Education and National Indian Child Welfare Association.

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