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Film & Video

Macro Alumni Videos from U of MD

Please take a moment to view and share these INCREDIBLE videos of alumni speaking about macro social work compiled by Special Commission Ally, Karen Hopkins, and her students at the University of Maryland. Truly amazing, professional work on these valuable resources.

Macro Practice Interviews:

Robin McKinney:

Greg Sawtell:

Bill Joyner:

Frank Patinella:

Ashley Valis:


Click here to download Management and Planning Turns 50

Click here to download New Community Tool Box video

Click here to download Media Resources for Macro Social Work Practice


Video's about Administration and Management:

The nature of adaptive leadership 8:59 mins.

Ron Heifetz, Director, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard (Author of Leadership on the Line: Staying alive through the dangers of leading, 2002).

Leadership in chaotic times 6:33 mins.

Margaret Wheatley, Author on Leadership and Chaos; International speaker

Leadership in the millennial age - Margaret Wheatley 6:02 mins.

Emotional Intelligence in Leaders 7:05 mins.

Daniel Goleman, Harvard Business School, Author of Emotional Intelligence

Daniel Goleman- an interview: Social Intelligence--- and empathy! 10:16 mins.


Great Social Change Films:

Please visit this web-site of over 400 social change films. Recommended but not listed is the film "How to Survive the Plague."


About Bullying:

Watch this excellent 7-minute dance video on bullying and its effects:


Teaching Tools:

A number of videotapes have been used by ACOSA members in their teaching and professional practice. They are reviewed in the lists and teaching guides below.


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