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The radio show host and Executive Director of Saint Jude Retreats, Michelle Dunbar, opens the segment with a brief description of what Saint Jude Retreats is and the philosophy behind it. Trending topics follow, with local and national news connected to young adults.
The interview with our guest follows, as Dr. Epstein is being interviewed by Steven Slate, the Director of the Saint Jude Retreats program in New York City. Slate introduces Dr. Epstein- an author, editor, and longtime psychology researcher and professor, who is passionate about educating the public about advances in mental health and the behavioral sciences. Epstein is the author of Teen 2.0: Saving Our Children and Families from the Torment of Adolescence and The Case Against Adolescence: Rediscovering the Adult in Every Teen. Slate and Epstein discuss the myth of adolescence in our culture , especially in regards to substance use.
Epstein comments: "[...] the kinds of problems that we see, including drug abuse and alcoholism among young people, are produced by culture. There is nothing necessary about that turmoil. It's the myth that we've created saying that this turmoil is inevitable and somehow it's part of the teen brain or it's in the genes or something like that, and that's false, that's a myth. "
Dunbar concludes the radio show by answering questions posted by listeners on the topics of adolescent substance use, by addressing the questions of a young adult, who is experimenting with drugs, and a parent, who is suspicious of substance use regarding his son.
Amy Alkon's Advice Goddess Radio: "Nerd Your Way To A Better Life!" with the best brains in science.
The smartest kids aren't necessarily the most successful. Instilling resilience and self-control is essential in helping kids succeed, explains Dr. Laurence Steinberg, a world-renowned expert on adolescent psychology. Steinberg makes a strong, science-based case for changing how we parent, teach, and understand young people.
On this show, he’ll take us through science on the brain and motivation -- including his own ground-breaking research -- to bust widely held myths and explain how to support and guide kids to develop traits they need to be at their in their work and other endeavors and to live to their fullest.
His book we'll be discussing: Age Of Opportunity -- Lessons From The New Science of Adolescence.
Join me and all my fascinating guests every Sunday, 7-8 p.m. PT, 10-11 p.m. ET, at blogtalkradio.com/amyalkon or subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher.
Please order my new book, the science-based and funny "Good Manners For Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck" -- only $9.48 at Amazon. Orders help support my writing and all the work I do to put out this show and are much-appreciated! (Also, along with positive reviews in the WSJ and other publications, Library Journal gave the book a starred review: "Verdict: Solid psychology and a wealth of helpful knowledge and rapier wit fill these pages. Highly recommended.")
A journey into black male adolescence.
It is this ‘cool’ factor that African-American men emit via their dress, walk, and talk that young Black boys desire during their adolescence and non-Black males realize that neither they, nor anyone who looks like them, will ever exhibit; at least not an authentic ‘cool’. At best, their expression of ‘cool’ will be a facsimile of something that brothers were doing a bunch of yesterdays ago. http://www.manhoodraceculture.com/2015/03/23/is-it-time-for-black-men-to-cool-it-on-being-cool/
PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE DISCUSSION "IS IT TIME TO LOSE THE "COOL POSE"? WHAT IS THE NEW "COOL"? 6:00PM EST ON SIGN O THE TIMES BLOGTALK RADIO.
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Shalonda "Coach Treasure" Williams Inspirational Speaker, Life Coach and Author - You can just put Life Coach and Author if this too long
"Inspirational Speaker, Life Coach and Author, Shalonda "Coach Treasure" Williams is the founder and Executive Director of the newly formed Love Walk Outreach Incorporated. She founded this non-profit with the mission to help aid the homeless, mend the broken and inspire hopeless women and adolescence across the nation. When her greater vision is accomplished, homelessness, brokenness and hopelessness with be a mere needle in a hay stack!
Coach Treasure is the author of 6 books to date with an upcoming book entitled "Its All Strategic: Surrendering to the Process of Your Preparation". As a life coach it is her quest to act as Chief Treasure and bring to light all the hidden jewels within women everywhere. is the founder and Executive Director of the newly formed Love Walk Outreach Incorporated. She founded this non-profit with the mission to help aid the homeless, mend the broken and inspire hopeless women and adolescence across the nation. When her greater vision is accomplished, homelessness, brokenness and hopelessness with be a mere needle in a hay stack!
Coach Treasure is the author of 6 books to date with an upcoming book entitled "Its All Strategic: Surrendering to the Process of Your Preparation". As a life coach it is her quest to act as Chief Treasure and bring to light all the hidden jewels within women everywhere.
Thursday March 19, 2015, 6:30 - 7:30PM EDT
It's Women History Month. A time of reflection and enlightenment on Women for our nation. This weeks special guest is: Dr. Lyn Lewis - Professor of Sociology, Author, Therapist, Sociologist. Dr. Lewis will weigh in on Women History (focusing on relationships) with a special backdrop of African American relations. Dr. Lewis has done extensive research on the topic and will discuss building healthy relationships from adolescence through adulthood. You will want to catch this interview especially if you influence Black youth or care about them!
Don't miss it!
In the aftermath of Nixon’s volatile presidency, Sandy Drue is entering in to the great unknown of adolescence, determined to discover her own meaning of life in this beautiful series of short stories & vignettes. The beguiling second novel from Nancy Freund, Mailbox, is a mother-daughter love story opening a doorway to the universal world of adolescence and self-discovery. Fans of contemporary literary fiction and American cultural and social history will enjoy this delightful story that is hopeful, heartbreaking, and profound in its treatment of life’s larger questions - especially those that matter to a child on the cusp of maturity - revealing our shared need for solace, nostalgia, and good old-fashioned fun.
The delayed entry into marriage that characterizes modern society raises questions about young adults' romantic relationship trajectories and whether patterns found to characterize adolescent romantic relationships persist into young adulthood. The current study traced developmental transitions into and out of romantic relationships from age 18 through age 25 in a sample of 511 young adults. The developmental antecedents of these different romantic relationship experiences in both distal and proximal family and peer domains were also examined. Analyses included both person-oriented and variable-oriented approaches. Findings show 5 distinct clusters varying in timing, duration, and frequency of participation in romantic relationships that range from those who had only recently entered into a romantic relationship to those who had been in the same relationship from age 18 to age 25. These relationship outcome trajectory clusters were predicted by variations in competence in early relationships with family and peers. Interpersonal experiences in family and peer contexts in early childhood through adolescence thus may form a scaffold on which later competence in romantic relationships develops. Findings shed light on both normative and nonnormative developmental transitions of romantic relationships in young adulthood.
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sounds like a cop out to me , , , get a job and buck up , , ,
have you heard this? do you agree? are you not sure? do you have symtoms or reactions but you didnt go to war . .
lets talk about the silent stimulation that bubbles up or erupts
most importantly, lets talk about what we can do about PTSD symptoms
There is allot going on in the background, in the underneath of these reactions.
There is allot more we can do to cancel out the underneath and return to a safe place of functioning in the world.
Join me, Renee Beese, Transformational Life Guide, Intuitive, Natural Wellness Practitioner & Master of Energy Arts.
Jump into the conversation, sit back and absorb or catch the archives of my weekly program here on Blog talk Radio every Tuesday 8pm CST.
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Let me know how I can be of service, Renee Beese AKA Gramma Be
With over 25 years experience, John Crudele is known as a speaker, author and coach who relates to his audience in a very personal and profound way. More than two million people have been inspired by his stories, attracted to his authenticity and challenged by his candor.
Effective parenting is an exercise in bridging our children from where they are to where they need to be, while loving them unconditionally each and every step along the way. His book Making Sense of Adolescence offers parents a way out of crisis, while affirming kids where they are now. Incorporating dozens of heartfelt letters and personal anecdotes, this reassuring book presents an expert, comprehensive, and upbeat assessment of adolescent change and turmoil. It’s message speaks to the heart and soul of today’s family.
To know more about John, you can visit his website, add him on Twitter or Facebook.
On Monday, February 23, 2015, at 10:00am ET, we conclude our 6 week series on "The State of Black America: 50 Years after the 1965 Voting Rights Act."
This episode of NCEBCTalkRadio features special guest Larry Humes and Ron Jackson are the coordinators of Reclaiming the Village (RTV). RTV is a program of the (Indiana) Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County (HHC) External Affairs Department that prides itself on helping young males transition from adolescence to adulthood. The program provides young males with the knowledge, skills and opportunities to grow through weekly activities based on the seven life principles. Program coordinators Larry Humes and Ron Jackson conduct the Reclaiming the Village program in numerous sites throughout Marion County. The Reclaiming the Village program is under the direction of Gregory W. Porter, Vice President of External Affairs, HHC.
Join show host Mr. Kamau Jywanza for this exciting broadcast.
NCEBC will host this conversation with an "Open Mic" approach. We want to hear the voices of our emerging new leadership.....Voices of The Next Millennium. Education, Social Justice, Mass Incarcerations, Health Care, Voting Rights and Labor are topics to be explored. We invite our entire listening audience to participate in the conversation on Twitter, Facebook, text, phone call and email.
Teen Sexuality, ADD, and The Spectrum
Guest: Wes Crenshaw, author I Always Want to Be Where I’m Not: Successful Living with ADD and ADHD and coauthor of the forthcoming Consent-Based Sex Education: Parenting Teens in an Internet Age.
Dr. Wes Crenshaw says that a key point of adolescence is to organize one’s sexuality. For kids with ADD and those on the higher functioning autism spectrum, that can present unique challenges. If parents have a tough time dealing with sexuality in a typical teen, they may find themselves totally unprepared for what ADD and Asperger’s teens go through. That can include anything from impulsive sexual acting out to asexuality to fluidity in gender and sexual identity, and a lot more.
Dr. Wes Crenshaw is Board Certified in Couples and Family Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology.
Dr. Wes is also coauthor of the forthcoming book Consent-Based Sex Education: Parenting Teens in an Internet Age.
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