10 episodes

Each week, Jenni and Amy from PKAVS are joined by a host of local community activists to talk through everything from mental wellbeing, to volunteering, to period dignity. New episodes every Friday.

Proud to be part of the Fair City Podcast Network.

PKAVS is a registered Charity. Our Scottish Charity number is SC005561.

Positively PKAVS PKAVS

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Each week, Jenni and Amy from PKAVS are joined by a host of local community activists to talk through everything from mental wellbeing, to volunteering, to period dignity. New episodes every Friday.

Proud to be part of the Fair City Podcast Network.

PKAVS is a registered Charity. Our Scottish Charity number is SC005561.

    Leadership in Lockdown

    Leadership in Lockdown

    Join Amy and Jenni for a chat with PKAVS Chief Executive Paul Graham about the impact of lockdown, innovation during the pandemic, and the role of the third sector in building back better after Covid. 

    As always, you can find PKAVS on social media on @PKAVSCharity. 

    PKAVS is a charity registered in Scotland SC005561.

    Positively PKAVS is proud to be a member of the Fair City Podcats Network. 

    • 37 min
    The Pride Episode

    The Pride Episode

    This week, Jenni and Amy chat to Stuart Duffy from Pink Saltire and Claire MacKenzie from Perthshire Pride about the ways Pride month is different this year, and how LGBT communities are dealing with lockdown. Jenni also has a chat with PKAVS' own Lori Hughes about the Wishing Tree and the future of Perth & Kinross beyond Covid. 

    As always, you can find PKAVS on social media at @PKAVSCharity.

    To find out more about Pink Saltire, visit https://pinksaltire.com/

    To find out more about Perthshire Pride, visit https://www.facebook.com/PerthshirePride/



    Positively PKAVS is proud to be a member of the Fair City Podcast Network. PKAVS is a charity registered in Scotland, charity number SC005561.

    • 1 hr
    Carers Week Special!

    Carers Week Special!

    Join us for a very special episode brought to you by PKAVS Carers Hub in honour of Carers Week 2020. Hear from carers and the teams from the Hub as we dive into this years Carers Week theme, Making Caring Visible. 

    You can find out more about Carers Week at www.carersweek.org.

    The Carers Hub are on Facebook as @PKAVSCarersHub. As always, you can find PKAVS at @PKAVSCharity. 

    Positivley PKAVS is proud to be a member of the Fair City Podcast Network. PKAVS is a charity registered in Scotland, Charity number SC005561.

    • 49 min
    Kids & Covid Part II

    Kids & Covid Part II

    In the second installment of our Kids & Covid interviews, Amy interviews Katie, a local primary teacher, about the changes to teaching during lockdown. We also shine a spotlight on some local volunteers nominated for their dedication to volunteering, and Kelsey tells us about the PKAVS Wishing Tree! 

    PKAVS can be found on social media as @PKAVSCharity. We are a charity registered in Scotland, Charity number SC005561.

    Positively PKAVS is proud to be a member of the Fair City Podcast Network. Our editing is done by Lindsay McCallum.

    • 53 min
    Kids & Covid

    Kids & Covid

    On this week's episode of Positively PKAVS, Jenni caught up with child behavioural specialist (and long time friend) Amy Ayala, dialling in all the way from sunny San Diego to share some insights about talking to our children about Covid, managing lockdown together, and engaging meaningfully with the kids in our lives via technology. 

    As always, you can find PKAVS on social media as @PKAVSCharity. 

    To nominate yourself or someone else for our spotlight on volunteers next week, email admin@pkavs.org.uk by midnight on Tuesday 2 June. 

    For more information about Carers Week or the work of PKAVS Carers Hub, follow PKAVS Carers Hub and PKAVS Young Carers on facebook.

    The resources mentioned by Amy B and Amy A are linked below: 

    Parent Club Scotland: https://www.parentclub.scot/

    Perth Autism Support: https://www.perthautismsupport.org.uk/

    For information about Gaelic Bookbug, check out Gaelic in Perthshire on Facebook. 

    You can find Go Noodle on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/GoNoodleGames. The short video demonstrating how to do the "Pepper Experiment" is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-30jb_vJUM.



    Positively PKAVS is proud to be a member of the Fair City Podcast Network. Our editing is done by the lovely Lindsay McCallum. 

    PKAVS is a charity registered in Scotland, charity number SC005561.

    • 33 min
    Mental Health Awareness Week

    Mental Health Awareness Week

    This week, Jenni and Amy are joined by Julie Driscoll for a chat about keeping ourselves mentally healthy, for mental health awareness week, and it's theme this year of kindness. We also hear from local people about their experiences of acts of kindness during lockdown.

    As always, you can find PKAVS on social media as @PKAVSCharity. The Mental Health and Wellbeing Hub are on social media as 'The Walled Garden and Wisecraft.'

    You can find Paths for All at https://www.pathsforall.org.uk/.

    Mindspace: https://mindspacepk.com/

    Harbour Counselling: https://www.harbourperth.org.uk/

    Mind: https://www.mind.org.uk/

    You can call the Samaritans any time on 116 23

    You can also find a range of resources onthe NHS website: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/

    • 40 min

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