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What issues should families consider when adopting or fostering a child that may have been sexually abused? What are warning signs of past sexual abuse? How can these children be helped while not endangering children already in the home.
Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support organization, interviews Dr. Jennifer Shaw, a clinical psychologist at the Gil Institute for Trauma Recovery and Education in Fairfax, Virginia. Dr. Shaw specializes in play therapy and therapy with children and teens who have experienced early trauma, including sexual abuse.
For a discussion of this show, go to our blog Monday, May 11, 2015. http://creatingafamily.org/blog/.
Creating a Family has many free resources related to this topic on our website at www.CreatingaFamily.org.
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Have you ever considered international adoption? Can you adopt from China, Korea, Taiwan, or Hong Kong? What are the requirements and how much does it cost? Host Dawn Our guests are Dana Woods, China Program Director at A Helping Hand Adoption Agency, located in Lexington, KY, an affiliate of Nightlight Christian Adoptions; Kimberly Alls, Director of Adoption and the Waiting Child Coordinator for Dillon International; and Emily Mathews, Missouri Director of All Blessings International Adoption Agency.
Highlights of this show can be found here:
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November is 'Adopt a Senior Pet' month (among a few other pet related issues addressed in this month). In this episode we will be discussing the pros of adopting older pets. Older pets in shelters are more at risk for being euthanized; so it's important to be aware of some of the positive benefits of giving an older animal a second chance at having a loving home. We will also address any considerations to be made before adopting a senior pet. Be sure to join us for this special Friday edition of The Missy Show! Special time: 5:30pm Central.
We try not to separate siblings in adoption when possible, but adopting siblings brings special consideration for adoptive parents. Our guests to talk about sibling adoption are Kimberly Offutt, a social worker at Bethany Christian Services and Erin Q. Nasmyth, a licensed clinical social worker with Hopscotch Adoptions, who has spent spent the last ten years working with families and children in the foster care system, in child mental health and supporting families in adoption.
Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
Blog summary of the show
More Creating a Family resources on sibling adoption can be found here.
Adopting two unrelated children or babies at the same time is a controversial topic with adoption professionals? Should you consider adopting two children when going abroad to adopt? What about if you are fortunate enough to have two expectant moms choose you for a domestic infant adoption? What are the pros and cons to adopting two children at the same time? Host Dawn Davenport will interview Ginger Healy, an adoption social worker with Children's House International Adoptions, and Marissa Leuallen, a licensed masters social worker with Holt International Children's Services, She has a post graduate certificate in therapy with adoptive and foster families.
What is the adoption process when adopting through an adoption attorney for those wanting to adopt a baby in the US? How do you find an adoption attorney? Who finds the prospective birth mothers?What questions should you ask before hiring? Host Dawn Davenport will interview four leading adoption attorneys: Colleen Quinn, Steve Kirsch, Jim Thompson, and Michael Goldstein.
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Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
Blog summary of the show
More Creating a Family resources on donor insemination can be found here.
Dungeon Crawlers Radio welcomes to the show author, LE Modesitt Jr. Lee will be talking about his new book Cyador's Heirs, the new novel in LE Modesitt, Jr.'s New York Times bestselling Saga of Recluce.
Decades after the fall of Cyador, its survivors have reestablished themselves in Cigoerne, a fertile country coveted by hostile neighbors in less hospitable lands. Young Lerial, the second son of Duke Kiedron, lives in the shadow of his older brother Lephi, the heir to their father's realm.
We will also be serving up a second interview with Blake Casselman & Lee Gardner to talk about the new movie they’ve written and directed Adopting Trouble. Adopting Trouble is a dark comedy about a couple who will stop at nothing to become parents.
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This week on Mom Talk Radio, Anders Porter AKA The Sports Drink Guru shares guidelines for buying and using protein shakes. Spotlight on Moms features Lyssa Sahadevan of MyMommyReads.com. Mary Ostyn, author of Forever Mom: What to Expect When You’re Adopting, shares advice for those considering adoption. Founder of All One, Doug Ingoldsby, shares tips from The Sugar Shock Season Survival Guide. Susan Pinker, developmental psychologist and author of The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier and Smarter, shares the importance of face-to-face contact.
The TalentCulture #TChat Show is back live on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, from 7-8 pm ET (4-5 pm PT).
Last week we talked about the predictive power HR can bring, and this week we're going to talk about the adoption of social software for workforce collaboration and communication.
Social software today enables workforce collaboration and communication. The McKinsey Global Institute estimates productivity improves by 20-25% in organizations with connected employees, and the potential for revenue amounts to $1.3 trillion per year.
But the adoption of internal social media will require a strategic change management initiative to move away from email that still dominates the enterprise today.
Join TalentCulture #TChat Show co-founders and co-hosts Meghan M. Biro and Kevin W. Grossman as we talk about the adoption of social software for workforce collaboration and communication with this week’s guest: Shel Holtz, Principal of Holtz Communication + Technology and a prolific blogger and co-host of the first and longest-running communications podcast, For Immediate Release.
Thank you to all our TalentCulture sponsors and partners: Dice, TalentWise, Hootsuite, IBM, CareerBuilder, PeopleFluent, Jobvite, Predictive Analytics World for Workforce and HRmarketer Insight. And we're big CandE supporters!
How do you know what kind of cat is a good fit for your home or even if adopting a cat is a good idea given your present life circumstances? Talk2theAnimalsRadio Cat Expert Darlene Arden is with us answering those questions and more about cat adoption. Angel Communicator Nukhet Hendricks joins us sharing how she works with the angels and dolphins, creating a bridge between the angels, dolphins and us humans. As always, you'll hear from our animal guest and hear tips and ideas on how U2CanTalk2theAnimals!
This show is brought to you in part by Talk2theAnimalsRadio sponsors Simply Numbers - Not Just Another Bean Counter , "Flowering Hills" Flower Essences" and Ame Jo Huges, Intuitive Artist. Make sure to visit their sites! Find out how you can sponsor.
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Tune in 9pm for Thoroughbody Thursday show, sip a cup of Goddess Blend Tea and get ready for the HOTTEST 2 HOURS of your life! Call in 516-453-9075. Tonight we are pleased to bring to you Azizah Nubia, editor & cheif of Natural Woman magazine.
Azizah Nubia is co-founder and owner of Natural Woman LLC an online media company that publishes Natural Woman Magazine. Azizah is the host of the Natural Woman Fashion show and the new online talk show The Chat. Azizah is the mother of 5 beautiful children Joseph (11), Andrea (6), Roy III (4), Zion & Zavion (2).
Blessed with the gift of prophecy Azizah is an ordained Reverend with the Universal Life Ministries where she uses her spiritual gifts of clairvoyance and prophecy to help guide her clients into creating a better life for them.
Azizah’s life drastically changed in 2008 when she was plagued with being a diabetic, having high blood pressure and weighing in at 237 lbs. all before the age of 22. With the news of her declining health Azizah made a life changing decision to LIVE NATURALLY. Adopting a new healthy food habits and studying the use of natural herbs. By 2011 Azizah had lost over 60lbs and was given a clean bill of health. Another life changing moment for Azizah was the birth of her twin boys Zion and Zavion. This was a natural pain free birth experience that opened Azizah’s eyes to how pleasurable and empowering birth can be. This new experience lead Azizah down a path of starting Natural Woman Magazine. Her purpose for Natural Woman Magazine is to promote, empower, and inspire our readers especially women, to live a more abundant healthy lifestyle while serving as a platform for the Natural Hair Movement and a more eco-friendly world.