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Join us tonight as we speak to blogger, Artemis, as she speaks to us about sex and abuse in Barbados, as well as other Naked Departure hot topics.
Inspiration~Empowerment & BREAKTHROUGH! w/Dr. Beverly L. Swanson Real People Sharing Real Stories of Great Trials Great Faith & Great Victories!
With Sexual Child abuse, Sex Trafficking and Teen Prostitution on the rise we simply MUST TALK about this very sensitive yet necessary subject! I have Two Remarkable Men Rhett Hackman & Chad Fletcher, joining me on the Broadcast as a Panelist both these men were victims of Pre-Teen & Teenage Sexual Abuse, even as young as age 7! ON THE AIR with me to ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS! Wednesday 05/06/15, 11-12:30 PST Call In # 347-202-0120. Rhett Hackett is a male survivor of child sexual abuse from age 12-17. He has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show - "200 Men Episode", and has been featured on radio, television, and newspapers. Chad Fletcher became educated on child sexual abuse from the front line starting at the age of 7 until he turned 14. Chad grew up in Farmington Hills, Michigan. In 2010, he went public of his story on the Oprah Winfrey Show episode "200 Men Sexually Abused". show and allowed his story to be profiled for the world to see so that other victims suffering would know that they were not alone.
Dr Beverly L. Swanson of EAGLE WINGS drbeverlylswanson.com
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Tonight's special guest is Polly Moore from Atlanta, Georgia, a returning NAASCA family member. Polly is the Executive Administrative Assistant of Angela Williams, Founder of VOICE Today, a non-profit organization whose mission is to break the cycle and silence of child sexual abuse through awareness, prevention, and healing programs. She began volunteering with VOICE Today on July 17, 2012, the day after she broke her silence. She'd found her voice at VOICE Today's support group the night before. Polly grew up with six siblings in Mobile, Alabama, but was only 8 years old when her father died of lung cancer. Soon two neighborhood boys began to molest her, friends of her older twin brothers. A couple of years later she was assaulted by another neighbor and later by her older brother. She was able to break away from the abuse at the age of twelve, but was by then deep in the darkness of isolation. Polly is now a mother and grandmother, and has lived in Atlanta for the past 15 years. She is contemplating returning to finish her final year at Western Carolina University where she majored in Accounting, and has become a devoted advocate for adult survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Polly says she will forever continue to help fellow adult survivors find their voice and welcome their healing through the working of Angela Williams and VOICE Today.
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SPECIAL TOPIC Night - "Child Abuse, Trauma and 12-Step Recovery" - STEP 1 (and we'll include a bit about TRADITION 1) - SCAN host Bill Murray will be joined by special guest co-host Rivka Edery, MSW, LCSW, from NYC, author of the book “Trauma and Transformation: A 12-Step Guide." Bill founded the recently launched Adult Survivors of Child Abuse Anonymous (ASCAA). Together they will lead tonight's discussion on STEP 1: "We admitted we were powerless over the abuse and trauma of our youth -- that our lives had become unmanageable." The survivor's decision to begin a process of healing begins with the admission of what happened to them. This involves working through the defenses employed to shun from consciousness the excruciatingly painful memories of the traumatic events. Having passed through this phase of remembering (in any way possible), the acceptance of the truth of the traumatic experience moves the survivor towards resolution. Thus begins the creation of an internal, healing space for the survivor to feel what remained frozen in time, banished and unwelcome in consciousness. ~~ A child abuse survivor herself, Rivka Edery is grateful for the spiritual recovery she found in the 12 Steps of AA. She's been active in the 12 Step community for over 17 years. Bill Murray credits his 30 plus years of recovery to the spiritual power of the 12 Step program, too. ~~ Join us every two weeks to further examine a 12 Step approach to recovery from abuse. Next show we'll address STEP 2 & TRADITION 2. ~~ Please see our web page at: www.NAASCA.org/Trauma-12Step or write to Rivka at: email@example.com
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Tonight's special guest is Connie Valentine, M.S. from Davis, CA, a survivor and activist representing the CA Protective Parents Association where the mission is to protect children from incest and family violence through research, advocacy and education. They work primarily with non-offending parents in custody disputes when children report physical or sexual abuse. Connie writes, "I am a survivor of extreme abuse. I was amnestic for all of it until middle age but had many of the symptoms of a trauma survivor. After a long arduous recovery, I am finally happy, joyous and free." And she's dedicating her self to this worthy issue. "Parental alienation groups are not what they seem," she says. "The term is used to strip children from mothers trying to protect the children from physical and sexual abuse, and give the children to the abusers both in family court and CPS. They are the exact opposite of real child protection." A message on the CPPA web site explains, "You may be told that you have to "accept" the court's decision when your child is placed with the identified abuser. No moral citizen should be expected to accept what is wholly unacceptable: the willful sacrifice of a child to a life of rape and/or battery." It concludes, " On our website you will find information, case histories, articles, resources, research and links to other websites. You will also find ideas, a growing community of protective parents, friendships, and a glimmer of hope in this dark world in which you find yourself."
Gary Penn interviews Allana Pratt; Intimacy Expert, Author, Host, Speaker, Advocate to End Sexual Violence
EXPERTISE: SEX, INTIMACY, BODY IMAGE, SELF-ESTEEM, CONSCIOUSNESS, RELATIONSHIPS, DATING ADVICE, MOTHERHOOD, PARENTING ISSUES, SINGLE PARENTING, MARRIAGE ISSUES
Featured on CBS, TLC, FOX; coach to celebrities, a cum laude graduate of Columbia, Allana’s a single mom who triumphed over an internal war of body shame and sexual guilt that was destroying her confidence, joy and softness. Now, author of three books, she pole dances for pleasure, and knows ‘When Mama’s happy, everybody’s happy!’ She inspires women to embrace their sacred erotic nature to attract all the love and attention they choose; she heals men’s emasculated hearts, cures their ‘nice guy’ and awakens their noble badass honoring of women. Thousands flock to her sexy, empowering show, Intimate Conversations LIVE. She’s here to end sexual violence on the planet, have stupid amounts of joy as a mother, ooze sensuality and inspire reverence for our exquisite sexual nature.
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Q & A Night - You'll suggest the themes for tonight's show, which will involve any topic from the world of public safety, violence prevention, and child abuse and trauma. Special co-host Dr. Debra Warner, Psy.D., a Los Angeles based Forensic Psychologist will lead the discussion, joined by long time NAASCA family member Simon Weinberg from San Diego. Simon and his wife are documentary filmmakers whose award winning work includes "Men and Boys Healing." ~~ NAASCA is pleased to announce that Debra will be making regular special co-host appearances on upcoming Tuesday night question-and-answer style community participation shows. An educator and violence prevention expert, Dr. Warner will assist SCAN host and NAASCA founder Bill Murray field questions and lead a variety of topic discussions suggested by our call-in participants. Debra's understanding of the issues of child abuse and trauma spring not only from a professional perspective, but also from a personal one. Multiple members of her own family have been victims of predators. She'll share how she's participated in their struggle with surviving and thriving. ~~ Everyone's invited to engage on tonight's show .. on the phone or in SCAN's ever-present community chat room. ~~ Please visit our website: www.NAASCA.org
MENTAL DIALOGUE MOTHER'S DAY EXCLUSIVE: BLACK SOCRATES has an open conversation with DARRYL BLACK aka BLACK NITTY, former gang member, and his MOTHER about his journey from a FULL SCHOLARSHIP student-athlete at the UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY to his two stints in the TEXAS STATE PENITENTIARY. This is a true redemption story and you will witness first-hand how a MOTHER'S LOVE help to turn DARRYL'S life around as he faced LIFE IN PRISON for his 3RD STRIKE only to beat that case to now becoming the OWNER/OPERATOR of his own transportation truck. At the TOP OF THE SECOND HOUR (11:00AM) for our "MONEY AND POWER 15" segment we bring in business consultant extraodinaire, ANDRE C. HATCHETT, from BUY BLACK NYC (buyblacknyc.com) to interview DARRYL about his new owner/operator trucking business. If you ever wondered about the value of a business consultant Mr. Hatchett will discuss some basic business practices with Darryl to help ensure long-term success for his business. YOU DON'T WON'T TO MISS THIS ONE!!!!
Jeannie Kerrigan is an author, healer, teacher and spiritual leader and an incredible keynote speaker for non-violence. Having taught Quantum Healing, Somatic Polarity, Ancient Wisdom Teachings and Indigenous Spirituality to students all over the world, Jeannie’s lifelong passion is to bring modern relevance to this wisdom ~ weaving the web of non-violence and empowering sacred movement in its highest vibration.
Through her book Layla, her organization ~ Ricky’s Revolution Non-Profit, workshops, one-on-one healing sessions, radio, television and public speaking, Jeannie empowers people with the tools and wisdom they need to heal themselves and each other. Jeannie helps people discover the shift in vibration and provides the support needed in transitions and peace of mind for life.
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A discussion about the unique barriers to disclosure of sexual abuse within the Latin@ communities. with special guest Martha Lucia Marin, Managing Director of 1in6 and Pierre Berastaín, Communications and Marketing Coordinator, National Latin@ Network.
Moderator: Heidi Notario.
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Tonight's special guest is Barbara Hughes from Sewanee, TN, a survivor and activist who wrote a book about child sexual abuse called, "Enfolded in Silence/A Story in Art of Healing from Sexual Trauma in Childhood" Born in New York City, Barbara was assaulted between 3 and 9 years old and says she lived a childhood in denial of her sexual abuse which included sexual torture. "I hid my trauma from everyone, including myself," she writes, "but was very fearful, shy, and acted out my abuse on myself. I grew up and had a career as a sculptor, raised two boys, and got into 12 Step recovery. Before that, I got involved with toxic and abusive men." She explains, "In my 40's, I started having body memories, and in therapy, remembered my repeated trauma, over the process of years. I had an art therapist who was willing to re-mother me in the boundaries of therapy. I was very angry at God." Among other things she did extensive EMDR and turned a corner in her healing. "My abuse is no longer a stone in my heart." She continues, "It has a place of honor inside me, but is at peace. I have had many healers and I am thriving and very grateful." Finally, she wrote her book, and did presentations with images about abuse and healing. "I now facilitate a support group for women survivors of child abuse (ASCA). I continue my art work and volunteer at a food bank. My marriage survived my healing process and we have a good, loving relationship now. I have grandchildren. Family is very important to me. I continue to find venues where I can show and tell about the devastation of child sexual abuse and about how you heal."
FIFA Scandal, Fantasy Baseball, Health Topic: SUN SCREEN
With all that's going on with FIFA, we'll talk to Dr Ray & Manuel T. Ferrero III about their take. Also, the Fantasy Baseball Listener League and this week's HEALTH TOPIC: SUN SCREEN
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