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Makin' It: Jerrold Jackson, Social Worker

"I think it's difficult, and probably unhelpful, to be void of all emotion in this field."



Jerrold Jackson is a social worker in New York City. He's also a Ph.D. candidate, consultant, volunteer, and all-around nice guy. Somehow he ties it all together. In our conversation, Jackson explains how to seemingly do it all while remaining both sane and gracious.

Social work is a fairly broad label. What is your particular area of focus, and what does that mean on a day-to-day basis?

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