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.
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.
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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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.
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!
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!
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!
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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
In this final episode of the 100 Day Challenge series in partnership with A Way Home America and Rapid Results Institute, Phoebe VanCleefe and Terrance Walker share the resounding success of the Challenges that took place in Los Angeles, Cleveland, and Austin. They discuss what was accomplished in each city, lessons learned, the role of authentic youth engagement, and what advice they have for other communities interested in launching similar Challenges.
In a dynamic conversation with host Jeff Olivet, the Center for Social Innovation's Kristen Paquette and Molly Richard discuss the research behind the TICOMETER (launching in January 2017), the first psychometrically validated tool to measure trauma-informed care. They explore what makes the online tool so impactful and useful for organizations providing health and human services support for people.
Host Jeff Olivet sits down with Jeffrey Thielman, President and CEO of the International Institute of New England, which serves 2,000 refugees and immigrants a year, to discuss the process of gaining refugee status, the range of IINE's resettlement services, how they support trauma survivors, affordable housing for refugees and immigrants, demand for employees, and stories of inspiration.
Dr. Joyce Maguire Paveo, a national expert on foster care and adoption, discusses with host Jeff Olivet the crossroads between homelessness and foster care.
In this episode host Jeff Olivet, looks at trauma and recovery just one month after the presidential election results. Take this moment to regain focus and channel your energy for the journey ahead.
Host Jeff Olivet sits down with C4's Laura Gillis of Baltimore, public health nurse, advocate, activist and service provider in the homelessness field for 25 years, to discuss what's changed in the field, what homelessness is really about, and what it would take to level the playing field.
In this second of three episodes, host Jeff Olivet returns for an update from Terrance Walker and Phoebe VanCleefe, two youth leaders who discuss the progress, strategies, challenges, and surprises they see midway through the "100-Day Challenge to End Youth Homelessness" in Los Angeles, Austin, and Cleveland through the A Way Home America & Rapid Results Institute partnership.
Andre Johnson, President and CEO of Detroit Recovery Project, discusses how peer workers make use of mindfulness, massage, and other self care modalities in helping to reduce recidivism rates in the addiction recovery movement.
In anticipation of the upcoming Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) Annual Conference in Ontario, host Jeff Olivet interviews Tim Richter (President) and Wally Czech (Director of Training) from the Canadian Alliance to discover parallels in the homelessness epidemic among the two countries that include rural communities, policy changes, indigenous rights and historical considerations. And as Rachel Ehly (t3, Managing Director) explains, this episode also serves as the official launch of t3's partnership with the Canadian Alliance.
In this new season of Changing of the Conversation, host Jeff Olivet offers his perspective on the magnitude of homelessness in America, the election season and asks you to weigh in on what ideas you would like to contribute to this season's podcast.
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In this first of three episodes, host Jeff Olivet discusses the A Way Home America & Rapid Results Initiative partnership "100-Day Challenge to End Youth Homelessness" with Terrance Walker and Phoebe VanCleefe, two youth leaders in the fight to end youth homelessness.
Host Jeff Olivet offers his reflections on the past season's dialogues involving homelessness, trauma, mental health, race and recovery. He also shares his perspectives on new frontiers that homeless advocates will need to tackle.
As we wrap up this season's podcast and start of a new season, we ask that our valued podcast listeners please send suggestions on how Changing the Conversation can best serve your work and organizations - how can our podcast be strengthened to enhance your work; what topics would you like us to tackle from a new angle; and even which guests you think would provide fresh insight?
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In this dynamic conversation with Senior Analyst Collin Whelley and Public Policy Attorney Kate Whelley McCabe, Jeff taps into their insights regarding the legal rights of those experiencing homelessness, local ordinances that criminalize homelessness and the rise of urban neoliberalism.
Bonus: Collin performs a piece he wrote about homelessness in Boulder, Colorado.
Dr. Donald Burnes talks with Jeff Olivet on the current state of homelessness in America, income inequality, and discusses his new book "Ending Homelessness: Why We Haven't, How We Can".
In recognition of Minority Mental Health Month, Jeff Olivet sits down with Gloria Dickerson who discusses the mental health system from various perspectives: her own experience, her late brother's experience, and through a minority lens.