35 episodes

Betsy Kindall and Nicole Fairchild discuss Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. - a project to Advance Wellness And Resiliency in Education. Project A.W.A.R.E. is a grant program funded by S.A.M.H.S.A. (the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration).

Betsy is an educator, a licensed school counselor and the Statewide Coordinator for Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. She has worked in Arkansas schools for nearly 20 years. Nicole is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has worked in schools for about 10 years. She is the project manager at one of the Arkansas A.W.A.R.E.. remote sites.

They love working together and this podcast is a result of the creative energy synthesized through their conversations about mental health awareness. They begin by sharing a little about their previous work background and goals for this podcast series. In subsequent episodes, they focus on individual topics related to school culture and mental health. Their conversations are as witty and entertaining as they are informative. They share touching personal stories and address real-life situations that will help enable every listener to become more A.W.A.R.E. of the world around them.

The episodes in this series are generally less than ten minutes long, but are packed with valuable information and commentary that will leave you wanting more! New episodes are scheduled for release semimonthly (twice per month), or every other Monday. Check the show notes for links to websites and materials referenced in each episode, show transcripts, bonus information and show credits.

This project is dedicated to Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education. Please feel free to subscribe to this podcast and join us as we strive to help everyone become more A.W.A.R.E.!

Produced by Arkansas O.M.I. for Arkansas A.W.A.R.E.
Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
More information: http://arkansasomi.com/podcasts-and-communications/

Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. Arkansas

    • Mental Health

Betsy Kindall and Nicole Fairchild discuss Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. - a project to Advance Wellness And Resiliency in Education. Project A.W.A.R.E. is a grant program funded by S.A.M.H.S.A. (the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration).

Betsy is an educator, a licensed school counselor and the Statewide Coordinator for Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. She has worked in Arkansas schools for nearly 20 years. Nicole is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has worked in schools for about 10 years. She is the project manager at one of the Arkansas A.W.A.R.E.. remote sites.

They love working together and this podcast is a result of the creative energy synthesized through their conversations about mental health awareness. They begin by sharing a little about their previous work background and goals for this podcast series. In subsequent episodes, they focus on individual topics related to school culture and mental health. Their conversations are as witty and entertaining as they are informative. They share touching personal stories and address real-life situations that will help enable every listener to become more A.W.A.R.E. of the world around them.

The episodes in this series are generally less than ten minutes long, but are packed with valuable information and commentary that will leave you wanting more! New episodes are scheduled for release semimonthly (twice per month), or every other Monday. Check the show notes for links to websites and materials referenced in each episode, show transcripts, bonus information and show credits.

This project is dedicated to Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education. Please feel free to subscribe to this podcast and join us as we strive to help everyone become more A.W.A.R.E.!

Produced by Arkansas O.M.I. for Arkansas A.W.A.R.E.
Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
More information: http://arkansasomi.com/podcasts-and-communications/

    Be an Expert on Yourself

    Be an Expert on Yourself

    Be an Expert on Yourself:

    Permission to Feel by Dr. Marc Brackett - Director of Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence:
    https://www.amazon.com/Permission-Feel-Unlocking-Emotions-Ourselves/dp/1250212847

    Welcome to Season 2 of the Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. podcast series.

    Join Betsy Kindall, Nicole Fairchild, and Stacy Moore as they discuss issues related to mental health in education. Their conversations are witty and relate-able, simultaneously shedding light on issues that can sometimes be hard to confront or understand. These episodes are chunked into small bites and packed with information that would be helpful to educators, parents, children.....anyone! We want to help make everyone more A.W.A.R.E.!

    Project A.W.A.R.E. is a grant program funded by S.A.M.H.S.A. (the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration). The Sandy Hook school shooting happened in December of 2012. In 2013 the White House initiative "NOW IS THE TIME" came out with 2 key goals:

    1. Make schools safer and more nurturing.

    2. Increase access to mental health services.

    The "NOW IS THE TIME" initiative laid the foundation for federal grants like A.W.A.R.E. Arkansas applied for and received the second round of funding for A.W.A.R.E. in October of 2018. Our project is dedicated to Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education.

    Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. website: http://bit.ly/AWAREwebsite

    Produced by Arkansas O.M.I. for Arkansas A.W.A.R.E.
    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
    More information: http://arkansasomi.com/podcasts-and-communications/

    • 18 min
    Misleading Emotions

    Misleading Emotions

    Misleading Emotions:

    Permission to Feel by Dr. Marc Brackett - Director of Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence: https://www.amazon.com/Permission-Feel-Unlocking-Emotions-Ourselves/dp/1250212847Welcome to Season 2 of the Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. podcast series.

    Welcome to Season 2 of the Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. podcast series.

    Join Betsy Kindall, Nicole Fairchild, and Stacy Moore as they discuss issues related to mental health in education. Their conversations are witty and relate-able, simultaneously shedding light on issues that can sometimes be hard to confront or understand. These episodes are chunked into small bites and packed with information that would be helpful to educators, parents, children.....anyone! We want to help make everyone more A.W.A.R.E.!

    Project A.W.A.R.E. is a grant program funded by S.A.M.H.S.A. (the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration). The Sandy Hook school shooting happened in December of 2012. In 2013 the White House initiative "NOW IS THE TIME" came out with 2 key goals:

    1. Make schools safer and more nurturing.

    2. Increase access to mental health services.

    The "NOW IS THE TIME" initiative laid the foundation for federal grants like A.W.A.R.E. Arkansas applied for and received the second round of funding for A.W.A.R.E. in October of 2018. Our project is dedicated to Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education.

    Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. website: http://bit.ly/AWAREwebsite

    Produced by Arkansas O.M.I. for Arkansas A.W.A.R.E.
    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
    More information: http://arkansasomi.com/podcasts-and-communications/

    • 15 min
    Emotional Charter

    Emotional Charter

    Emotional Charter:

    Permission to Feel by Dr. Marc Brackett - Director of Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence: https://www.amazon.com/Permission-Feel-Unlocking-Emotions-Ourselves/dp/1250212847Welcome to Season 2 of the Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. podcast series.

    Join Betsy Kindall, Nicole Fairchild, and Stacy Moore as they discuss issues related to mental health in education. Their conversations are witty and relate-able, simultaneously shedding light on issues that can sometimes be hard to confront or understand. These episodes are chunked into small bites and packed with information that would be helpful to educators, parents, children.....anyone! We want to help make everyone more A.W.A.R.E.!

    Project A.W.A.R.E. is a grant program funded by S.A.M.H.S.A. (the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration). The Sandy Hook school shooting happened in December of 2012. In 2013 the White House initiative "NOW IS THE TIME" came out with 2 key goals:

    1. Make schools safer and more nurturing.

    2. Increase access to mental health services.

    The "NOW IS THE TIME" initiative laid the foundation for federal grants like A.W.A.R.E. Arkansas applied for and received the second round of funding for A.W.A.R.E. in October of 2018. Our project is dedicated to Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education.

    Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. website: http://bit.ly/AWAREwebsite

    Produced by Arkansas O.M.I. for Arkansas A.W.A.R.E.
    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
    More information: http://arkansasomi.com/podcasts-and-communications/

    • 11 min
    Permission to Feel

    Permission to Feel

    Permission to Feel:

    Book by Dr. Marc Brackett - Director of Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence: https://www.amazon.com/Permission-Feel-Unlocking-Emotions-Ourselves/dp/1250212847

    Stacy mentioned the ABCs of Behavior. A = Antecedent B = Behavior C = Consequence: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/stress-free-discipline/201509/the-abcs-child-behavior

    Nicole mentioned the Incredible 5 point scale: https://www.5pointscale.com/

    Welcome to Season 2 of the Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. podcast series.

    Join Betsy Kindall, Nicole Fairchild, and Stacy Moore as they discuss issues related to mental health in education. Their conversations are witty and relate-able, simultaneously shedding light on issues that can sometimes be hard to confront or understand. These episodes are chunked into small bites and packed with information that would be helpful to educators, parents, children.....anyone! We want to help make everyone more A.W.A.R.E.!

    Project A.W.A.R.E. is a grant program funded by S.A.M.H.S.A. (the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration). The Sandy Hook school shooting happened in December of 2012. In 2013 the White House initiative "NOW IS THE TIME" came out with 2 key goals:

    1. Make schools safer and more nurturing.

    2. Increase access to mental health services.

    The "NOW IS THE TIME" initiative laid the foundation for federal grants like A.W.A.R.E. Arkansas applied for and received the second round of funding for A.W.A.R.E. in October of 2018. Our project is dedicated to Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education.

    Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. website: http://bit.ly/AWAREwebsite

    Produced by Arkansas O.M.I. for Arkansas A.W.A.R.E.
    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
    More information: http://arkansasomi.com/podcasts-and-communications/

    • 12 min
    A.W.A.R.E. 1st Anniversary "Hootenanny"

    A.W.A.R.E. 1st Anniversary "Hootenanny"

    Join the Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. podcast team in celebrating our 1st Anniversary! We would like to thank all of our listeners for their support and we look forward to another wonderful year of our podcast.

    Welcome to Season 2 of the Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. podcast series.

    Join Betsy Kindall, Nicole Fairchild, and Stacy Moore as they discuss issues related to mental health in education. Their conversations are witty and relate-able, simultaneously shedding light on issues that can sometimes be hard to confront or understand. These episodes are chunked into small bites and packed with information that would be helpful to educators, parents, children.....anyone! We want to help make everyone more A.W.A.R.E.!

    Project A.W.A.R.E. is a grant program funded by S.A.M.H.S.A. (the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration). The Sandy Hook school shooting happened in December of 2012. In 2013 the White House initiative "NOW IS THE TIME" came out with 2 key goals:

    1. Make schools safer and more nurturing.

    2. Increase access to mental health services.

    The "NOW IS THE TIME" initiative laid the foundation for federal grants like A.W.A.R.E. Arkansas applied for and received the second round of funding for A.W.A.R.E. in October of 2018. Our project is dedicated to Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education.

    Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. website: http://bit.ly/AWAREwebsite

    Produced by Arkansas O.M.I. for Arkansas A.W.A.R.E.
    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
    More information: http://arkansasomi.com/podcasts-and-communications/

    • 11 min
    Happiness

    Happiness

    Happiness:

    Stacy reference The Science of Wellbeing course by Yale: https://www.coursera.org/learn/the-science-of-well-being

    Character Strength Finder: https://www.viacharacter.org/survey/account/register

    Betsy talked about the The Power of Kindness issue by TIME Magazine: https://www.ebooks.com/en-us/book/210121185/time-the-power-of-kindness/magazine-time/?src=feed&gclid=CjwKCAjw5p_8BRBUEiwAPpJO626aa5pJQSvHFl2X0QuvywLZ9glDyJ7GxSe3_QjnsjzYRt_tc4CMdhoC0cUQAvD_BwE


    Welcome to Season 2 of the Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. podcast series.

    Join Betsy Kindall, Nicole Fairchild, and Stacy Moore as they discuss issues related to mental health in education. Their conversations are witty and relate-able, simultaneously shedding light on issues that can sometimes be hard to confront or understand. These episodes are chunked into small bites and packed with information that would be helpful to educators, parents, children.....anyone! We want to help make everyone more A.W.A.R.E.!

    Project A.W.A.R.E. is a grant program funded by S.A.M.H.S.A. (the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration). The Sandy Hook school shooting happened in December of 2012. In 2013 the White House initiative "NOW IS THE TIME" came out with 2 key goals:

    1. Make schools safer and more nurturing.

    2. Increase access to mental health services.

    The "NOW IS THE TIME" initiative laid the foundation for federal grants like A.W.A.R.E. Arkansas applied for and received the second round of funding for A.W.A.R.E. in October of 2018. Our project is dedicated to Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education.

    Arkansas A.W.A.R.E. website: http://bit.ly/AWAREwebsite

    Produced by Arkansas O.M.I. for Arkansas A.W.A.R.E.
    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
    More information: http://arkansasomi.com/podcasts-and-communications/

    • 11 min

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