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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. ~~ 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
I did everything society said to be happy. I got the degrees: BA, a Montessori degree, and an MA. I married the “right” men who could “give me respect and boost my confidence.” First an attorney. Had one daughter. The marriage ended after seven years because of his affairs. Eight years later, my second husband was a cardiologist from Virginia. We had a bi-coastal, whirlwind coke-induced love affair for eighteen months. The marriage lasted six months. I did things I thought might help society. I sent women to London for abortions before Roe v. Wade. I was active in the peace movement to stop the Vietnam War. I started NORML (the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) with my first husband. I had the right jobs: I wrote and produced for PBS. I won numerous awards. I wrote screenplays to shine the light on inequities. None of this alleviated my pain, shame and suffering from the childhood beatings and sexual abuse that led to my self-abuse. My healing journey began with Shhhh!
I have lived in Venice Beach, CA., just steps to the sand, for eighteen years. I’m a grandmother of two loving, beautiful, half Chinese boys. I just had a portion of a short story published in a new LA literary journal, FRE&D. Currently, I’m working on my next book, “Mother NORML”. For those who wish to clean out their pain and shame please join me in my weekly webinar, Skype to Write. I have been on a spiritual journey. I have become the me I came here to be! To help you do so go to my Resources for You tab.
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Tonight's special guest is Rachel Grant from San Francisco, a returning NAASCA family member, counselor and Sexual Abuse and Trauma Recovery Coach at Rachel Grant Coaching. Abused as a child by her grandfather in Oklahoma, Rachel now holds an M.A. in Counseling Psychology. She provides a compassionate and challenging approach for her clients while using coaching as opposed to therapeutic models to help survivors of childhood sexual abuse let go of the pain of abuse and finally feel normal. As Rachel says, "What you think, you create!" She brings to the table a passionate belief that her clients do not have to remain trapped or confronted daily by the thoughts or behaviors that result from abuse. For her, how we are relating to others is crucial to improving the overall quality of our lives. Her program, Beyond Surviving, has been specifically designed to change the way we think about and heal from abuse. Rachel writes, "The Beyond Surviving program is based on what I have learned through my own journey of recovery from sexual abuse, my study of neuroscience, and my training in counseling psychology. I have given much thought to the structure and content of the program so that my clients can reach the recovery goals they set in a way that is approachable and straightforward." She goes on to explain, "We use my guidebook, Beyond Surviving: The Final Stage in Recovery from Sexual Abuse as the roadmap for our work. Each month, we cover a few of the lessons from the guidebook and I bring in additional reflections and exercises for each session." "Ultimately," she points out, "you are in the driver's seat and we prioritize our work based on your needs."
Tune into this episode of "love works". In today's society, through radio, television and everyday life, we see and hear people divorcing and relationships breaking up just about everyday. On the other hand, there are people such as Erroll and Delisa Brown that are making love work! Married for over 13 years and still dating and loving one another.
Want to know the secret? Putting GOD first. Lisa understands that she must submit and her husband is the Head of the household. Erroll knows that he is the head and he loves his wife as Christ loves the church. Christ isn't going to hurt the church, as Erroll will not hurt Lisa. They pray and worship together and that is the secret to the success of their marriage.
Make sure to call in for part 2 to ask questions AND make comments!
It's October, Domestic Violence month and we are celebrating! Being a survivor, I want to show others that LOVE CAN and DOES WORK!
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Dream Catchers - Overcoming Heartache and Sadness - Les Paul
Often no matter how well intended a person who did their very best to tell the truth and do the right thing they get kicked in the teeth. A person with a brain injury or disability can be shunned upon, looked down on, and treated very badly by their Friends and Family members and the community just for doing the right thing. That’s just a matter of fact!
That being said having a brain injury or any other disability can make things like this much harder on the survivor because there is long a history of abuse and neglect in our community so tonight for anyone who might be having a hard time lets work on strategies to become over comers and not be victims
Showing your true colors
Realizing it’s not your fault
Taking charge of your destiny
Finding new hope and purpose
Catching your Dreams
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Abuse comes in many forms. There is physical, mental, emotional, & verbal The most talked about is physical abuse while the other forms are put on the back burner. All are wrong & leave a lasting effect on the victim. October is domestic violence month, so we will be sheeding light on this issues. We will discuss the different types. We will discuss the origins of abuse. We will offer up solutions that can be implimented. We will share our stories. Not talking about them will not make them go away. Tonight's show will be inspiring & uplifting!
Domestic Violence is a violent or aggressive behavior within or outside of the home, typically involving the violent abuse of a spouse or partner.
"Police, social services, and voluntary agencies are working together to tackle domestic violence"
Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury and death to women between 15 - 44 in the US, more than accidents, muggings, and rape combined. One women is beaten by her husband, or partner every 15 seconds in the US. How can we put a stop to domestic violence in America, who should we turn too?
Battering occurs among people from all races, ages, social economic classes, religious affiliations, occupations, and educational backgrounds.
Join The Captain Tonight With His Very Special Guest - Lisa Knight
Lisa Moved To Oklahoma When She Was Pregnant After Finding Out Her Now Ex-Husband Was A Registered Sex Offender For Raping His Step Daughter
After Years Of Court Battles - The Judge Called Her A Liar And Gave Custody Of Their 6 Year Old Daughter To Her Registered Sex Offender Ex-Husband
Despite Repeated Pleas From The Daughter To CPS That She Wants To Live With Her Mother - They Have All Been Ignored
This Is An Ongoing Problem In Our Courts Today That Sex Offenders Are Granted Full Custody Of Children - We As A Civilized People Must All Stand And Fight This
Join Me Tonight - 8pm Eastern - 7/C To Hear My Guest Lisa Knight Tell Her Unbelievable Story
Lamont Banks, Cliff Stewart, and Lisa Stewart of the Colorado exoneration firm A Just Cause, discuss what happens when the wheels of justice trample unbridled over the rights of innocent Americans. Please join us tonight to learn more about Suicides in U.S. Prisons, happening at an alarming rate!
A Just Cause is currently campaigning for "FreeTheIRP6," who's been wrongly imprisoned in Florence, CO for a crime they didn't commit. Read full story:www.freetheirp6.org.
For more information, about A Just Cause and to Donate to the IRP6 legal defense fund, visit www.a-justcause.com.
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We often look to our men to be a pillar of strength, our protector & provider. What happens when the trust is broken and your image of your Prince Charming is shattered?
Jason Oliver is a Motivational Speaker, who after years of experiencing and witnessing physical and emotional abuse, bouncing back and forth between his parents and foster homes, and eventually becoming a ward of the state; Jason Oliver was released into the world at the age of eighteen with a baggage full of his unknown rage from his past and raw survival skills. In 2004, Jason made a decision that changed the course of his life and cost him his young family. He learned how to pick up the pieces and become a mouthpiece to bring healing to many.
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Guest will be: Robert St Germaine - Author of Animal Sanctuary on Amazon and Animal Rights Advocate
Robert St. Germaine is an animal rights advocate who takes great pride for the animals he calls family. His goal is to create awareness about animal abusers and cause a groundswell of support for tougher animal abuse laws nationwide. Robert is also a avid motorcycle enthusiast that dedicates a large part of his time and effort in supporting our veterans.
Animal Sanctuary Amazon is about a wealthy heiress named Dr. Paula Talbot, who decides one day to use her resources to capture and incarcerate animal abusers on her own private island in the Caribbean.
With the help of her friends and close associates they work together flying around the globe to collect onlly the most heinous animal abusers and brinng them back to face a special kind of justice in series of survival games where the animals have the upper paw.
Check out Robert St. Germaine's Animal Sanctuary books on http://www.amazon.com and get ready for fast paced, fun adventure as animal abusers are kidnapped and the animals get a chance to get even.