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Empowering and Equipping Social Workers to Dominate in the field. From 0 to 6 figures. Teaching you how to make a living while making a difference. Support this podcast:

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Creating Change as a Social Worker

August 28th, 2022


LaShanna shares what she has been creating in the last few months. She just published her 4th book. Justice Wears A Dress; The Power of A Woman's Voice


Lequita Brooks share on how to monetize your skill as a Social Worker

May 11th, 2022


LaShanna interviews Lequita Brooks on monetizing your skill as a Social Worker.  Tune in and reach out if you have questions or would like to …

Learning how to monetize your skill as a Social Worker

May 11th, 2022


LaShanna interview with Lequita Brooks.  Lequita Brooks helps Social Workers strategize and monetize their skills.

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A conversation with Dr. Lisa Battle-Gwathney on EMDR and Business Coaching

February 24th, 2022


Dr. Lisa Battle-Gwathney is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She provides mental health and businesses coaching services. You may connect with her …

Don't Be Distracted

December 16th, 2021


LaShanna shares a clip of a empowerment message at a Woman's Empowerment Conference 2021 entitled, "A.F.T.E.R. This."

As Social Workers we have a message for the world.  Don't limit yourself to the four walls of your …

Slow Down

December 15th, 2021


L.A. shares the importance of slowing down in order to refresh and prevent burnout. You can view Stories of Heroes on Facebook @lashannatownsend YouTube @lashannaalfred view website


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For Better Not For Worse

September 20th, 2021


LaShanna shares from her heart reminding Social Workers to remember why they got into the field. She shares some changes that has taken place since last episode.


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How to Survive as a Child Welfare Social Worker

July 5th, 2021


Michaella is a Child Welfare Social Worker and author of "How to Survive  as a Child Welfare Social Worker."  She shares her experience and …

Juneteenth and Social Work

June 20th, 2021


Lashanna talks about the freedom of Social Workers and it's correlation to Juneteenth. Uncovering the lie that Social Workers don't get paid or you …

Getting Ready for Private Practice pt 3

May 25th, 2021


LaShanna shares her experience with the knowledge of own challenges faced when starting her private practice. I can be reached at or email


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Why Private Practice

May 17th, 2021


Lashanna talks about the benefits of Private Practice and why she got started. LaShanna is a Licensed Independent Social Worker and specializes is marriage and family counseling with heavy focus on trauma. She has …

The Hard Part and Private Practice pt 1

May 9th, 2021


Lashanna Alfred is a Licensed Independent Social Worker. She expanded her private practice in order to provide services to professors in the helping field. Today she talks about the hard part of Social Work and …

Leadership Roles in a Nonprofit Organization as a Social Worker

March 29th, 2021


David discusses career recruitment in non-profit organizations David K. Burden Ph.D.
Director- Nonprofit People Solutions The Newell Group
Greenville, …

Private Practice with DeAvila Bennett. She spills the tea

January 18th, 2021


DeAvila Sade' is a Mental Health Therapist and shares her experience as a Social Worker. She is transparent with a desire to help as many Social Workers dominate in the field. Her enthusiasm will have you wanting more.

Student Loans with Lauryn Williams

December 29th, 2020


On this episode Lauryn shares information concerning your student loans as a Social Worker. This episode is so informative you will need pen and paper handy.


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Are you bringing Value?

November 23rd, 2020


LaShanna discussed the need to bring value to the agency that you are currently working for. Understanding how bringing value can assist you with increasing your income. LaShanna can be reached by email at

Racism, COVID and Social Work

October 27th, 2020


Lynette Crow shares her experience as a Social Worker, COVID and Racism. Lynette is a licensed social worker and has been in field since 2011.


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Why we start

September 29th, 2020


Lashanna shares why she started and shares a coaching session preparing her client to pass the licensure exam. Challenging Confidence. LaShanna is a Licensed Independent Social Workers that has been in the field of …

What Are You Looking For?

September 16th, 2020


Lashanna is a licensed independent social worker that has dedicated her career to empowering other Social Workers. Six-figure Social Worker has little to do with finances. Six-figure Social Work helps you realize your …

Social Workers: Stand up and make America better

June 13th, 2020


Lashanna shares her experience as a Social Worker during these trying times. She encourages all Social Workers to examine themselves to see if they are standing on the side of right when they see racism and injustice.

Applying the Social Work core values to the Social Worker.

April 13th, 2020


LaShanna is preparing a 8 week Mastermind course. If you are interested in learning more please contact LaShanna at


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You Are Essential

April 7th, 2020


During this COVID19 some are starting to see the importance of the services that Social Workers provide. It is my hopes that it did not have to take this pandemic for you to realize how essential you are. 😊 THANK YOU …

So You Want a PhD; with Celia Williamson

March 9th, 2020


Celia Williamson is the Author of "A seat at the table." She is an extinguished professor at the University of Toledo and the Executive Director of …

Social Workers:Do you have a mentor?

February 26th, 2020


LaShanna is a six-figure Social Worker who is motivated to break the stigma attached to Social Worker and poverty. She seeks to educate Social …

Self-Esteem Building; Mental Restructuring

February 3rd, 2020


LaShanna shares 8 steps to building self-esteem through mental restructuring. The 6-Figure SW podcast is designed to teach you how to make a living while you are making a difference. to reach out …

Social Workers: Who Are You?

January 23rd, 2020


LaShanna Alfred (L.A.) is a licensed independent Social Worker that specializes in providing therapy to the therapist. Her goal is to empower Social Workers to recognize the value they bring to an organization. In this …

8 Beliefs that keep Social Workers broke #2020 Vision

January 6th, 2020


LaShanna is a licensed independent Social Worker with a heart to help other Social Workers dominate in the field. On this episode, she shares 8 Beliefs Social Workers have that keeps them broke. You can also download a …

From Failing to Dominating in the field of Social Work

December 11th, 2019


LaShanna failed the ASWB Exam twice before she finally passed. She shares her process of passing ASWB Exam and becoming a Six Figure Social Worker. …

Protecting yourself from Vicarious Trauma

November 20th, 2019


LaShanna shares the importance of protecting yourself from vicarious Trauma. In this episode she shares a clip from a training she did on Vicarious …

Preparing for the ASWB Exam: Motivational

November 4th, 2019


On this episode LaShanna motivates and inspires you to stay focus and not allow where you are to distract you from where you are going. She goes over a few sample questions and explains the answers to help you prepare …

Social Workers Be Encouraged

October 27th, 2019


You are sitting on a gold mine but your focus is off. Your ability to recognize your worth is directly tied to your wealth. This week's episode is to …

The journey of becoming a dynamic Social Worker with Jean Adelphia-Long

October 17th, 2019


Jean shares her experience with taking the ASWB exam and the art of EMDR therapy. Listen in and don't forget to connect through Facebook for motivational messages with LaShanna Townsend. Also text the word "uchange" to …

Male Social Worker perspective

October 8th, 2019


LaShanna's conversation with Cecil a black Male Social Worker. Listen as Cecil shares his experience in the field of Social Work and pursuing his Master's Degree. Reach out to LaShanna on Instagram at 6figuresw or send …

Preparing for Success in the field of Social Work.

October 2nd, 2019


Lashanna Alfred shares the keys to dominating in the field of Social Work. She gives tips on preparing for the ASWB Exam. LaShanna is a Licensed Independent Social Worker and has been working in the field for over 10 …

I'm on a Mission

September 24th, 2019


Lashanna shares conversations that she had with a few Social Workers at the International Human Trafficking Conference. She also shares a clip of her message that she shared during the conference entitled "I'm on a …

Social Workers: Understand Your Worth

September 15th, 2019


Lashanna reminds you to remember why you got started in the field of Social Work. This episode will help you bloom where you are planted until you …

The Core of Social Work: Featuring Shawn Dowling

September 8th, 2019


Shawn Dowling shares her journey to becoming a Six Figure Social Worker. This episode absolutely had me tuned in the entire time to the experience …

Don't Quit: Prepare to take the Exam Again

September 2nd, 2019


Lashanna shares tips on taking the ASWB exam and encourage you to take the exam again if you've failed. You can connect with Lashanna on IG: 6figuresw or email at


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Pursuing Private Practice

August 25th, 2019


LaShanna discusses pursuing private practice with R. Carter Thomas. If you are confused with the direction you want to go, in the field of Social Work, listen in and reach out with questions.

Creating Your Success Plan as a Social Worker.

August 20th, 2019


LaShanna shares the three different categories of Social Work; MICRO, MEZZO AND MACRO practice. Understand your interest and map out your success plan. If you need help with a success plan send me a message at

Preparing for the ASWB Exam

August 11th, 2019


Get your pen and pad ready as L.A. prepares you for the ASWB Exam. Don't be discouraged if you have tried and failed the test, this segment is designed with you in mind...


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Lashanna shares her session with some Dynamic Social Workers.

August 5th, 2019


Social Workers share their struggles and the importance of having good supervision in order to dominate in the field. If you'd like to be a part of the conversation send me a message at or …

Remember Why You Got Started

July 29th, 2019


Social Work can be draining and sometimes discouraging. Dealing with other people's issues while facing your own can be challenging that's why it is important to remember why you started. Lashanna shares areas of focus …

Becoming Independently Licensed as a Social Worker.

July 20th, 2019


LaShanna Alfred shares the process of becoming Independently Licensed in the Social Work Field. If you've failed the exam, she has something to say to you. If you are discouraged in the field, she has something to say …

Listen as Dr. Williamson shares pros and cons of pursuing doctorate degree in Social Work.

July 13th, 2019


Dr. Williamson shares her journey to becoming a six figure Social Worker and the Pros and Cons of pursuing your doctorate degree in Social Work.


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Six Figure Social Worker interviews Jacob Spellis: From 20 cents to Six Figures

July 6th, 2019


It's not a secret anymore. This six figure social worker has managed to press beyond what people has said about him. He shares his journey; From 20 cents to Six Figures .


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LaShanna Alfred's Journey from Zero to Six Figures

July 1st, 2019


Listen as LaShanna shares her journey on dominating in the field of Social Work.  She shares how she got started in the field and how she uses same information that she teaches her clients in order to balance family, …

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