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  • 00:06

    Research Methods in Criminal Justice – Quantitative Data Analysis

    in Training

    Brought to you by The American Public Safety Training Institute (TAPSTI) www.tapsti.org, this 2 hour session will review the work of Dr. Peter Kraska and Dr. W. Lawrence Neuman and their excellent textbook entitled “Criminal Justice and Criminology Research Methods” (2012, 2nd ed.).  This seminar focuses on a mainstay of criminal justice research - quantitative data analysis. We all work with numbers. If you want to work with research in your local departments/agencies your first research is bound to be quantitative. This seminar will include introductions to such concepts as scattergrams, pie charts, correlations, multiple regressions, and tables of number. These are largely visual so you are going to have to go look these up in order to really appreciate the content here about them. 

  • 00:28

    The God Prescription - Filling the Prescription!

    in Religion

    The culmination of our series helps you figure out how to go about filling The God Prescription with helpful recommendations for easing the impact of your chronic illness and creating an enhanced quality of life by creating a sense of greater intimacy with the LORD

  • 00:30

    Quantitative Easing...Is it good for America and the world?

    in Politics

    On the September 28th show, we will be looking at Quantitative easing and is it good for america and the world?  We will take your calls and answer you questions Live in the 30 minute show.

  • 01:48

    Research Methods in Criminal Justice – Quantitative and Qualitative Design

    in Training

    Brought to you by The American Public Safety Training Institute (TAPSTI) www.tapsti.org, this 2 hour session will review the work of Dr. Peter Kraska and Dr. W. Lawrence Neuman and their excellent textbook entitled “Criminal Justice and Criminology Research Methods” (2012, 2nd ed.).  This seminar introduces the listener to a very deep discussion about sampling. Sampling variables discussed include: Probability Sampling, Random Sampling, Systematic Sampling, Stratified Sampling, Cluster Sampling, Sampling Size, Nonprobability Sampling, Haphazard Sampling, Purposive Sampling, Snowball Sampling, Sequential Sampling, and Theoretical Sampling. Also discussed are hidden populations and mixed sampling approaches. Then we head into Qualitative and Quantitative research and the differences between hard and soft data. Reliability, validity, bricolage, interpretation (first, second, and third-order), and document analysis follow. Other topics will be discussed as time allows.


     

  • 00:45

    Easing the Struggle of Midlife Women with Life Coach Maria Allyn

    in Women

    Are you a woman in midlife, 45-65? Are you struggling to figure out what you want to do with the rest of your life? Are you feeling depressed, distressed or suffering from anxiety? Are you stuck or having trouble moving forward with your dreams? Are you paralyzed by your fear of getting old? Are you wanting a new lease on life?


    There's an epidemic of women suffering, thinking that they are going crazy and self medicating. It doesn't have to be that way. The first step is talking about it.


    Today's special guest, Midlife Coach Maria Allyn gets it. She knows what its like to struggle with making it through the day. She suffered for years with feelings of defeat and depression. Now she passionately helps women master midlife so they can create the life of their dreams. She partners with them to find meaning and purpose during this transformative stage in their lives.


    Maria Allyn, who has a master's degree in Organization Development and Leadership Coaching from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is the creator of the program, "Midlife Master" and has a thriving virtual private practice.


    Maria is here today to inspire you to get out of your own way and start living with passion.


    To learn more about Maria Allyn, please visit http://www.mariaallyn.com

  • 00:31

    Terri Tanielian - Senior Social Research Analyst - RAND Corporation

    in Spirituality

    Terri Tanielian is a senior social research analyst at the RAND Corporation. Her research interests include military and veteran health policy; military suicide; military sexual assault; and psychological and behavioral effects of combat, terrorism, and disasters. She employs both quantitative and qualitative research methods and analyses in her work, including surveys, interviews, focus groups, and analysis of administrative data; as well as environmental scans of existing policies, programs and services. She formerly directed RAND’s Center for Military Health Policy Research, overseeing RAND's diverse military health research portfolio. Tanielian was co–study director for RAND’s seminal study Invisible Wounds of War: Psychological and Cognitive Injuries, Their Consequences, and Services to Assist Recovery (2008: RAND), the first non-governmental assessment of the psychological, emotional, and cognitive consequences of deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan. She was also the principal investigator for RAND’s comprehensive study of military and veteran caregivers titled Hidden Heroes: America’s Military Caregivers. She has conducted several needs assessments examining the challenges and issues facing veterans living in the Detroit Metropolitan Area, Massachusetts and in New York State.  She leads several other RAND studies including the Deployment Life Study, a prospective longitudinal study of military families across the deployment cycle. She also leads a study examining community based models for expanding mental health care for returning veterans and their families under the Welcome Back Veterans Initiative. Tanielian has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and serves as an associate editor for Psychiatric Services. She has served on many advisory committees related to veteran mental health policy. Tanielian has a M.A. in psychology from the American University.

  • 00:24

    Calculating Risk: Part 2 of 3

    in Finance

    March is Risk Month here at the RBI Podcast, and today we continue with points #11 - #20 of our quantitative investment risk scoring system. The competition, the stock, and the management get the spotlight this time, along with a little secret sauce involving The Motley Fool's premium services.

  • 00:24

    Calculating Risk: Part 2 of 3

    in Finance

    March is Risk Month here at the RBI Podcast, and today we continue with points #11 - #20 of our quantitative investment risk scoring system. The competition, the stock, and the management get the spotlight this time, along with a little secret sauce involving The Motley Fool's premium services.

  • 00:24

    Calculating Risk: Part 2 of 3

    in Finance

    March is Risk Month here at the RBI Podcast, and today we continue with points #11 - #20 of our quantitative investment risk scoring system. The competition, the stock, and the management get the spotlight this time, along with a little secret sauce involving The Motley Fool's premium services.

  • 00:24

    Calculating Risk: Part 2 of 3

    in Finance

    March is Risk Month here at the RBI Podcast, and today we continue with points #11 - #20 of our quantitative investment risk scoring system. The competition, the stock, and the management get the spotlight this time, along with a little secret sauce involving The Motley Fool's premium services.

  • 00:24

    Calculating Risk: Part 2 of 3

    in Finance

    March is Risk Month here at the RBI Podcast, and today we continue with points #11 - #20 of our quantitative investment risk scoring system. The competition, the stock, and the management get the spotlight this time, along with a little secret sauce involving The Motley Fool's premium services.