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t3: Changing the Conversation

Critical and timely topics related to homelessness, substance use, mental health, and trauma. Jeff Olivet--activist, writer and CEO of the Center for Social Innovation--interviews health and human service experts, researchers, and advocates. Conversations explore how we can adapt our systems to the rapidly changing landscape of social services. For more information visit thinkt3.com.
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Dec 21, 2017

In our last episode of 2017, host Jeff Olivet shares personal reflections on the 7 words reportedly prohibited from the upcoming Centers for Disease Control (CDC) budget.

Read the report in the Washington Post.

Read NPR's coverage of the CDC's response to the report. 

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Dec 18, 2017

In our third and final podcast in the series covering the 100-Day Challenge efforts in Baltimore, Columbus, Hennepin County, Louisville and Palm Beach County, we spotlight Palm Beach County.  Kat Hammer and Nicole Frederick from the Palm Beach County 100-Day Challenge team discuss their challenge goal and how they accomplished it.  They also discuss coordinated entry, case consultation, youth collaboration, what is meant by "functional 0" and how close they are as a community to ending youth homelessness for good.

Dec 4, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet talks with Dr. Dawud Raamah, a dentist treating people experiencing homelessness in a clinic in downtown Seattle. They discuss how good dentistry, respect, and positivity can change lives.

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Nov 20, 2017

A Way Home America will share three podcasts throughout the fall covering the 100-Day Challenge efforts in Baltimore, Columbus, Hennepin County, Louisville and Palm Beach County. In our second podcast, we are joined by Nadja Bentley and Kitty Zen of the National Youth Forum on Homelessness to discuss youth collaboration in the 100-Day Challenges.

Nov 6, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet sits down with Ellen Bassuk to discuss the impact of trauma and adverse childhood experiences on children experiencing homelessness.  Ellen Bassuk is President of The Bassuk Center on Homelessness and Vulnerable Children & Youth, and Founder of the Center for Social Innovation.

Oct 23, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet talks to Dr. Wayne Centrone about how technology can improve health care services and support the work of human service providers, particularly when developed with input from users.

Oct 9, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet sits down with Ayala Livny and Ken Kraybill to discuss using motivational interviewing (MI) and trauma informed care in supervision.

Ayala Livny is an independent consultant, advocate, and educator. Ken Kraybill is the Director of Training for t3.

Oct 2, 2017

A Way Home America will share three podcasts throughout the fall covering the 100-Day Challenge efforts in Baltimore, Columbus, Hennepin County, Louisville and Palm Beach County.

Our first podcast takes a look at the challenge in Hennepin County, featuring CeMarr Peterson with The Link and Casey Schleisman with the Hennepin County Office to End Homelessness.

Sep 25, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet visits Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program where they are working to prevent drug overdose and support treatment and recovery. His honest conversations with a person in treatment and a nurse and doctor bring to light some of the real, day-to-day issues of the opioid epidemic.

Sep 11, 2017

Steven Samra and Walter Ginter discuss their personal and professional journeys with recovery, Medication Assisted Treatment and Medication Assisted Recovery. Their unique stories offer different insights on the same goal: a life free from addiction and a society free from stigma. 

This episode originally released 2/18/16.

Aug 21, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet sits down with Dr. Jama Shelton and Robert Sember in Harlem to discuss activism, social change, and how we create real and lasting change in the world.

This episode originally released 1/30/17.

Aug 7, 2017

Dr. Lisa Dixon provides an in depth overview of the early psychosis movement with a call to action for early intervention, person-centered treatment programs that help young people experiencing first episode psychosis function actively in their lives.

This episode originally released 7/18/16.

Jul 24, 2017

Drawing from his experience domestically and abroad, Dr. Wayne A. Centrone discusses the importance of building local capacity within communities to transform the lives of youth living with homelessness. He focuses on the power of active listening to improve the conditions of those he serves. 

This episode originally released 2/23/16.

Jul 10, 2017

Ken Kraybill, Director of Training, t3 talks about Motivational Interviewing (MI), a conversational style used by health and human service providers to elicit and strengthen people’s own motivation to change.

This episode originally released 10/16/15.

Jun 19, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet sits down with James Kowalsky of the Midwest Harm Reduction Institute, Heartland Alliance in Chicago, to discuss harm reduction as a practice that can be used in almost every situation and with everyone. 

And from our listeners, Jeff discusses what front desk staff can do who work at hotels and might be interacting with guests who are experiencing homelessness. Send us your questions at podcasts@thinkt3.com.

This episode originally released 2/21/17.

Jun 5, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet speaks with Andy Matthews, a Project Amp mentor in Philadelphia.  Project Amp, an initiative of the Center for Social Innovation, is a brief mentorship intervention developed in partnership with Young People in Recovery and funded by the Conrad N. Hilton foundation. Project Amp explores the role young adults in recovery can play in adolescent substance use prevention and early intervention. It builds on a model of screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment, or SBIRT. Project Amp recently tested the approach in communities across the country, including the PHMC clinic in Philadelphia. Andy Matthews served as a Project Amp mentor in that community.

May 22, 2017

Kateri Coyhis, from the Mahican Nation, is Director of White Bison Training Institute in Colorado Springs. Drawing upon her own journey of recovery, she tells host Jeff Olivet about the Wellbriety Movement providing culturally based healing to the next 7 generations of indigenous people. To learn more visit www.whitebison.org.

May 8, 2017

High school juniors Ali Chalmers and Carrie Sweeney join host Jeff Olivet to introduce Change the World Club, where a reciprocal relationship is taking place. This new Natick High School club is raising funds for Gambian girls' education through Starfish International located in the Gambia, West Africa. Girls in the Gambia and girls in Natick, MA exchange videos, singing, and illustrated letters, while inspiring each other's self confidence, goals, passion, and dreams.  View a sampling of videos at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpQ9Kw9QHzcKvGYdK-U9Y74vR7v98nwal.  Visit Change The World's fundraising sites at https://www.jangayakarr.org and https://goo.gl/8ovd1U, and starfishinternational.org to learn more.

 

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Apr 24, 2017

Robert "Kyle" May joins host Jeff Olivet from Prestenburg, KY, to discuss resiliency through his work serving youth ages 0-17 at the Hope Initiative and Family Hope Project in the Healing Program of the Mountain Comprehensive Care Center.

Apr 10, 2017

Our guest this week is Livia Davis, Vice President of Organizational Culture and Development at the Center for Social Innovation, who joins host Jeff Olivet to discuss what it means to put human connection at the center of human services.

And a listener asks, "How do recovery residences deal with relapse?" Expert Kristen Paquette responds. Subscribe to the t3 podcast today!

Mar 27, 2017

Dr. Ellen Bassuk and Senior Associate Justine Hanson join Jeff Olivet to review the findings of their systematic review regarding the relationship between peer support and reoccurring substance use. They looked at not only the quantity of existing research but the quality of methodologies used within the research. Subscribe to the t3 podcast today!

Mar 13, 2017

Clinical social worker Jessica Rowe sheds light on some generational difference in the LGBTQ community and focuses on quality of life issues that are unique to the less discussed, LGBTQ aging population. Subscribe to the t3 podcast today!

Feb 27, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet sits down with James Kowalsky of the Midwest Harm Reduction Institute, Heartland Alliance in Chicago, to discuss harm reduction as a practice that can be used in almost every situation and with everyone. 

And from our listeners, Jeff discusses what front desk staff can do who work at hotels and might be interacting with guests who are experiencing homelessness. Send us your questions at podcasts@thinkt3.com.

Feb 13, 2017

On a visit to the Dallas Public Library, host Jeff Olivet sits down with Jo Guidice, the library's Director, to discuss the innovative ways DPL is serving and engaging its homeless customers, as many as 50-60 people every day.

Jan 30, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet sits down with Dr. Jama Shelton and Robert Sember in Harlem to discuss activism, social change, and how we create real and lasting change in the world.

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