An interview with Suzanne Dworak-Peck as she discusses her work with the NASW, International social work, and the visibility of social work in the media. Interviewed by Elreen Thurlow Bower. Date of interview: 7-11-12. Length of interview: 44 minutes. DVD containing interview. Interview Topics (00:24) - Intro by Elreen Thurlow Bower, MSW, LCSW. (01:45) - Getting involved in social work. (06:00) - Early career. (07:10) - Empowerment of the social work profession. (08:20) - Involvement with NASW. (10:00) - Mentors throughout the years. (11:45) - Presidency of NASW. (13:40) - Increasing exposure of social work in the media. (14:35) - Intraorganizational relationships. (15:10) - California Coalition for Mental Health. (16:00) - Social Work in the media . (19:15) - Negative Check-off . (22:50) - Visibility in the field . (24:15) - Social Work principles - working with non-traditional groups. (27:00) - International Social Work. (28:25) - Human Rights Commission. (31:20) - Shift of leadership from male to female . (33:00) - Founding of the CSWA Social Work Hall of Distinction. (37:00) - The function of empowerment. (38:20) - Trials of Rosie O'Neill . (40:40) - Advice to new social workers.