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  • 00:46

    Helping Behaviorally Challenging Students

    in Education

    On the first Monday of every month at 3:30 pm Eastern time, from September through May, Dr. Ross Greene and four principals from schools in the U.S. and Canada cover a wide range of topics related to behaviorally challenging students and school discipline in general and Dr. Greene's Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) model in particular.  You can call into the program to get your questions answered or submit them via email here.  And, if you can't listen live, all the programs are archived in the Listening Library on the Lives in the Balance website or through i-Tunes.

  • 00:57

    Dr. Harrison-Madu - The Nursing Experience

    in Health

    Dr. Harrison-Madu is currently the Acting Chairperson of Nursing and Allied Health Programs at Essex County College in Newark, New Jersey.

    Dr. Harrison lectures on topics nursing framework to include Fundamentals of Nursing, Pharmacology, Maternal Newborn, Pediatrics, Medical Surgical Nursing and Mental Health Nursing.

    Dr. Harrison-Madu’s did her masteres thesis entitled “Improving Nurse Performance of Medication Administration Assessment in the Home Care Environment” and her doctorial dissertation entitled, “A Study on Nursing Student Experiences and Perceptions in Processing Information on Standardized Tests”.

    Dr. Harrison-Madu  can be reached at (973) 877- 1885 & madu@essex.edu and http://www.essex.edu/

    Join Ronald and guest Dr. Harrison-Madu on March 24, 2015 at 7:00 PM to share her view on the nursing profession of the future.

  • 00:10

    Leonard Dober Elementary Students Paying It Forward

    in Goals

    Due to technical difficulties, this show was not completed and will be rebroadcast on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. We apologize for the inconvenience.


    Winners of the Pay It Forward Award: Today we get to witness an award presentation to Ms. Edwards and Ms Leteshia Fahie-Breedy the teachers of students who won in the Pay It Forward essay contest.


    Mission Statement: “At Leonard Dober Elementary School, we believe that learning is on-going and inter-related. We believe that all children can learn. It is our responsibility to find their learning styles, identify their strengths and weaknesses, and meet their needs. We are committed to preparing our students for a changing world; therefore, we will prepare them to think critically and solve problems. In order to do this, a partnership will be fostered between home, school, and community.”


    About Leonard Dober Elementary School: “As well as offering a high quality of teaching and extra-curricular activities to our students, we also have a commitment to ensure that our students receive the best guidance and support to insure they feel happy and safe here and are therefore able to thrive and achieve academically.”


    Student of the Month Awards: The selected winners of the Dober Award have displayed model student behavior. They have all maintained good grades and are always on their best behavior.

    Key persons: Ms LaVerne Lake Davis, founder of the local chapter of the Pay It Forward organization; Juelis Hodge, 
    local Pay It Forward liasion.


    Contact Leonard Dober Elementary School at: 9 & 10 Kronprindens Gade, St. Thomas, VI 00802 | Phone: 340-774-5874 | Fax: 340-774-5253

  • 00:03

    In Home Skilled Nursing Chula Vista, 619-220-7600

    in Health

    In Home Skilled Nursing Chula Vista http://firstatofsandiego.com Best In-home Nursing Care in Chula Vista including Homecare, Home Nursing, Caregivers. Trained, Certified, Licensed Nurses, 91911, 91910, 91913


    Healthy Aging For 60 And Over


    Thriving as a healthy senior in America is often not as complicated as it sounds. If you are a senior, or have an aging loved one, here are some tips on how to live longer and better into the golden years.


    Maintaining a Healthy Body Weight
    The key is to eat a diet filled with vegetables, fresh fruits, lean proteins and grains. With proper nutrition and regular exercise, maintaining a healthy body weight, retaining muscle and feeling great long into the golden years is easy.


    Keeping Doctor’s Appointments and Check-ups
    A proven way to optimize health and vitality while aging is to be proactive about medical care. Many conditions can be controlled easily if identified early on, and a proactive attitude about health saves countless lives.


    Living Independently With the Help of Skilled In Home Nursing Care
    The right in-home nursing service provides a wide range of assistance, from help administering medications to running errands. With expertise, companionship and guidance, many seniors look forward to having a helping hand.


    People wanting to learn more are encouraged to pick up a copy of our free guide… “Critical Questions You Must Ask Before You Hire a Home Care Provider" Just give us a call  619-220-7600 or visit our website at: http://www.FirstatofSanDiego.com


    In Home Skilled Nursing Chula Vista

  • 00:43

    Parent Talk Live: Literacy and Digital Literacy for All Public School Students

    in Education

    Dr. Mike Robinson, host of Parent Talk Lives discusses the value of universal access to Literacy and Digital Literacy for all public school students. His guest is Ms.  Karuna Skariah a National Board Certified Teacher, Maryland State Certified Teacher with Prince George’s County Public Schools, the 17th largest school district in Maryland.


     


    Karuna Skariah is a National Board Certified Teacher, Maryland State Certified Teacher, and a teacher leadership coach. She has been an educator for twenty years. As a Maryland State Department of Education National Board Teacher Leadership Coordinator, she mentored teachers through the National Board Certification process with much success. She has an M.A. in Writing from Johns Hopkins University, B.A. in Sociology, Anthropology, Economics and English Literature. Karuna’s Equity Initiative for the students of Prince George’s County Public Schools advocates for literacy and digital literacy for every student. She advocates for 21st century college and career preparedness by providing crucial infrastructure of reading, technology and library/media teachers in every school. Karuna has been trained in the Common Core State Standards and continues to provide professional development workshops for public and private school educators. Her expertise lies in education performance management, school needs assessment, and teacher training with a concentration on Common Core. Her workshops focus on effective educational change through teacher driven discussions, trainings, and data driven planning. She provides teachers with best practices tools on how to generate critical thinking skills. As an adjunct professor, Karuna has taught graduate courses on teacher leadership at the National University, California.


     

  • 00:29

    Mental Health Problems Facing College Students

    in Education

    Cases of mental illness among college students have become a growing problem in our society. As we take a  look at the changes and challenges in today's colleges and universities we discover that more and more students are not seeking the assistance they need to succeed while at school and many illness therefore go untreated. 


    This episode we will take a look at what is affecting our student mental health and what we can do about it.


    SEGMENT MUSIC BY: Bobby Winters Click for more on iTunes


    SHOW SPONSORS:  Credit Counselor Brooke English    Roots of Health

  • 00:30

    Voice of Rio - Special Presentations to Students 2015 April 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    in Education

    VOICE OF RIO - a special show with Deans Dr. Donna Mitchell and Dr. David Lawrence at the University of Rio Grande / Rio Grande Community College presenting special awards to students completing their 2015 education at URG/RGCC.

  • 00:29

    Moving Forward.....Two College Students Share Their Plans

    in Entrepreneur

    These two students have a plan that keeps them on top. Join Afua Oduro and Cory Bennett today.

  • 00:03

    In Home Skilled Nursing La Jolla, 619-220-7600

    in Health

    In Home Skilled Nursing La Jolla, http://firstatofsandiego.com Best In-home Nursing Care in La Jolla including Homecare, Home Nursing, Caregivers. Trained, Certified, Licensed Nurses, 92037


    3 Simple Health Strategies For Seniors
    How to make lifestyle choices that lead to health and wellness.


    Families with aging loved ones can help guide decision making for happier, healthier family members. Here are three simple health strategies for seniors that will help to make a positive, long lasting difference.


    Get to the Root of Restless Sleep
    Sleep declines with age naturally, and by age 70, a typical night of rest is just over 6 hours. A trip to the doctor can often uncover the root of sleep issues, whether it’s chronic pain, improper medications or something more serious.


    Boost Immunity With Smart Diet Choices
    A robust immune system is vital for reducing the risk of getting sick and staying healthy year round. Great foods for supporting immunity are vegetables, fruits and whole grains.


    Skilled In Home Nursing For Safety, Guidance and Care
    Professional in home care offers a loved one the assistance they need to age at home independently. Help administering medicine, light housekeeping, even running errands helps seniors stay confident and independent.


    People wanting to learn more are encouraged to pick up a copy of our  free report… “Critical Questions You Must Ask Before You Hire a Home Care Provider" Just give us a call 619-220-7600 or visit our website at: http://www.FirstatofSanDiego.com


    In Home Skilled Nursing La Jolla

  • 00:31

    #136 Dr. Kathy Masarie - Parent / Family Coach

    in Family

    Parenting expert Dr. Kathy Masarie is generous in heart and spirit. Her caring commitment to the well-being of families touches all facets of her life. In her pediatric practice in the late 1980s and 1990s, Dr. Kathy spent extra time getting to know each family.


    From many professional experiences, she knew how lonely parents can feel in today’s culture. She saw parents, especially parents of teens, struggling in isolation with family-centered problems such as pregnancy, depression, risky drinking and drug use.


    In 1996, she founded the non-profit organization Full Esteem Ahead and then Family Empowerment Network to “support parents to support kids and one another.” Through FEN and with colleague Ruthie Matinko-Wald, she offers parenting talks and classes as well as support materials in the way of parenting books and videos that can be used as curriculum for self-led discussion groups.


    Since their publication, Raising Our Daughters, Raising Our Sons, and Face to Face: Cultivating Kids’ Social Lives in the Digital World Parenting Guides have provided parents, school professionals and other caring adults with powerful vehicles for learning, self-discovery, networking and connecting with kids and other adults.


    Today, Kathy continues to spread the word about the power of parent networking through presentations, seminars and classes. She is also available for one-on-one parent, individual or family coaching.

  • 02:00

    Gerald's Story: Nursing home and drug abuse of an elderly man

    in Family

    Patrice Gilgan joins us this evening to expose the abuse and drugging of her father at the hands of doctors and nursing home workers in two different facilities in Orange County, California.  The first instance of abuse both physical and with drugs occured at Irvine Cottage Board and Care where Gerald had been sent to recover from brain surgery.  Gerald was drugged within 24 hours of admittance to the home with massive doses of Haldol, Seroqel and overdosed on morphine.  There was no prescription for the morphine.  Cottage Board and Care is operated by St Joseph Hospice, a Catholic enterprise.


    At a second facility, Villa Valencia Skilled Nursing, (a St Michael Hospice and another Catholic owned  enterprise), Gerald was given 7 different drugs.  None of these drugs were to be used on brain injured or individuals suffering from dementia.  When Gerald was finally freed from this facility and hospitalized again, it took more than two weeks for him to respond due to the massive drug overload in his system.


    Videos of Gerald, and of some of the abuse he endured are available on the you tube channel;  Ireland Dallas


    Gerald Gilgan was a retired New York City Fire Fighter.  This man did not deserve this callous treatment.  No one does.  Yet it happens to the elderly every day here in the US.