Sierra Stanford is a junior in the Bachelors of Social Work program. A video she made for an assignment in her human behavior class was selected by The New Social Worker magazine’s Social Work Month Series and Talent Show. For her video, Sierra interviewed her grandmother and aunt to highlight the developmental stage of older adulthood. The video can be seen on The New Social Worker website. About Stanford: My name is Sierra Stanford and I am a social work major at North Carolina State University, working toward graduation in 2016. I made a video for SW 310: Human Behavior about Late Adulthood by interviewing my grandmother and two aunts during the Fall semester of 2013.
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