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What is an Indie Parent?
Indie Parents are moms and dads who are self-employed, entrepreneurs, followers of passions and require a flexible lifestyle.
In this episode, Amy Bellgardt and Desiree Fawn discuss the definition of an Indie Parent as well as share their personal stories and journeys that lead them to this unique lifestyle.
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Dr. Mike Robinson, host of Parent Talk Live discusses Black Males and Dyslexia with his guest Shawn Anthony Robinson.
BIO: Shawn Anthony Robinson, M.Ed, is a doctoral candidate at Cardinal Stritch University (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) in the Literacy and Language program. His concentration is on giftedness and dyslexia. Robinson brings a wealth of academic experience, training and knowledge about the psychological development of dyslexia, especially among Black males who have not tapped into their gifts because of their misdiagnosis and inability to read or spell. He is an emerging national speaker, and one of few scholars in the United States with a research focus on the scholarship, theory and literature addressing theoretical or psychological frameworks investigating twice-exceptional Black males who have dyslexia.
Practitioners working with gifted Black males with dyslexia must understand how these students navigate educational systems, understand their unique learning styles, and how they construct knowledge through different sociocultural experiences, which are associated with their self-perception, self-esteem and sense of identity.
Dr. Mike Robinson, host of Parent Talk Live discussed the challenges, risk and benefits for the student athlete that decides to become a college walk-on with with Rick Allen, Founder and CEO Informed Athlete (IA).
Rick Allen was one of the first full time NCAA compliance directors in the country. He worked on-campus at two major Division I universities for over 25 years before transitioning to consulting with athletic departments around the country. Because of his many years of hands-on experience working with and interpreting the NCAA rules, he has a thorough understanding of how they work, how they are implemented, and how they overlap. He explains the rules in a way that helps parents and athletes thoroughly understand what the rules mean and how they apply to their unique situation.
His credentials include:
25+ years experience working directly with NCAA compliance rules and procedures at two major DI Universities.
Current member, past President and board member of National Association for Athletic Compliance.
Conducts compliance reviews at athletic departments of NCAA member institutions throughout the U.S.
Consults with NAIA schools transitioning to NCAA membership.
Consults on compliance rules and issues with private companies who provide services to athletes and/or NCAA member institutions throughout the U.S.
Stays current with NCAA, NAIA, and NCJAA recruiting, eligibility, scholarship, and transfer trends, practices, and rules.
Dr. Mike Robinson, host of Parent Talk Live discusses literacy with Antavia Hamilton-Ochs a 9th grade teacher at Bartlett High School in Anchorage, AK and how her new project Running Out of Time: Emergency Literacy Intervention Requires Upgraded Technology will assist students to achieve in reading on today’s episode of Parent Brief.
Join Dr. Mike Robinson, host of Parent Talk Live for this week’s Parent Brief discussion with Danielle M. McFadden and Cary M. Jones, executive officers of the NAACP Collegiate Chapter at the University of Missouri Kansas City about their continued efforts to bring awareness of the death of Michael Brown, Jr. and the role of youth in keeping the fight for justice alive.
Bio: Danielle McFadden is 21 years old, originally from St. Louis, MO. She is currently a senior at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where she is studying Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance.
Bio: Carly is a graduate of St. Louis Community College - Florissant Valley where she received an Associates of Arts degree in Business Administration and General Transfer Studies. Cary M. Jones is a senior in the Henry W. Bloch School of Management, UMKC studying Business Administration emphasizing in Marketing.
Dr. Mike Robinson, host of Parent Talk Live will discuss President Barack Obama’s proposal America’s College Promise which if approved by Congress would provide free community college education to nearly 9 million students. Dr. Robinson’s guests are Dr. Susan Gardner, Assistant Dean School of Pharmacy at the University of Charleston and Reginald (Reggie) N. Nichols has been a higher education professional for 18 years as an admissions officer and academic counselor.
Bio: Susan Gardner has more than 17 years of higher education experience in academic and student affairs. She has taught at the graduate and undergraduate levels in the areas of communications, social science, and leadership. Past experiences include serving as a community college vice president where she oversaw student affairs and enrollment. Prior to her community college experience, Gardner served as assistant dean of students at the University of Charleston (UC). Recently she returned to UC and its School of Pharmacy where she is as an assistant professor and assistant dean for professional and student affairs. Gardner earned her BA from Oakland University, MA from Central Michigan University, and PhD from Capella University. She lives in Charleston, WV with her husband and two daughters.
Bio: Reginald (Reggie) N. Nichols has been a higher education professional for 18 years as an admissions officer and academic counselor. His previous careers have been in human services and banking. Reggie has dedicated his career to helping at risk, first generation and multicultural students map out their educational, career and financial paths.
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.
Suicide takes the lives of nearly 40,000 Americans every year. Many who attempt suicide never seek professional care. There are twice as many deaths due to suicide than HIV/AIDS. Between 1952 and 1995, suicide in young adults nearly tripled. Over half of all suicides occur in adult men, ages 25-65.
For young people 15-24 years old, suicide is the second leading cause of death. Suicide rates among the elderly are highest for those who are divorced or widowed. 80% of people that seek treatment for depression are treated successfully.15% of those who are clinically depressed die by suicide. There are an estimated 8 to 25 attempted suicides to 1 completion. The highest suicide rate is among men over 85 years old: 65 per 100,000 persons.
1 in 65,000 children ages 10 to 14 die by suicide each year.
Join us on Real Talk with Kia as we chat with Pastor Gwen Lee, of Divine Lee Ministries. This is one episode you don't want to miss!
Prayer with the Prophets!
Let's pray like: Jesus, King David, Daniel, Prophetess Anna, Paul and Silas and you!
Luke 18:1 (KJV)
1 And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;
Matthew 6:9-13 (KJV)
9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.
10 Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.
11 Give us this day our daily bread.
12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.
Let us pray until we have the answer!
What is the Focus Prayer today if any?
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Tonight's show will focus on the societal views of suicide, including the history behind Christianity's view of suicide, how suicide is seen from the perspective of Western Culture, why many oversimplify the causes and ramificiations of suicide, and how victim blaming can actually lead to more suicides.
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If you or someone you know suffers from suicidal thoughts, please know that help is available. You can contact the National Suicide Prevention Line at 1-800-273-8255.
Tonight's show is dedicated to the memory of Scott Sullivan.
Recognizing the rise in suicide among African Americans first hand among African Americans, Dr. William M. Young and his wife, Pastor Dianne Young, have accepted the challenge of raising the awareness and promoting the idea that suicide is preventable. Their choice of venue through which to promote this important 21st century concern: the Black Church. The Black Church has become a hub used to promote the importance of physical health over the past ten years, and it has become been a great match, so; the Young's would like for the church to one day become the hub for delivery of mental health services as well. This concept works because when the church speaks or leads the charge, it removes the stigma and gives greater accessibility.
Additionally, the Young's recognize that most violent acts in our communities and suicide, in most cases, happen when individual(s) fail to care for themselves emotionally. Since violence and suicide are issues of the heart and soul-mind, feelings and emotions-what greater place to promote life.