The Temple University Collaborative's "Collab Chats" is a podcast series focused that introduces listeners to our research and its goal of increasing opportunities for individuals with mental illnesses to live and participate in the community. This podcast features work from the Temple University Collaborative as well as research from other NIDILRR funded Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers. The Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion for Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities, a research and training center located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, is dedicated to the full and meaningful participation of individuals with serious mental illnesses. Funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), the content of these podcasts does not constitute its endorsement or recommendation by the US Federal Government, HHS, the ACL, or NIDILRR.
E6: Voting Rights and Access with Miranda Spencer
In our latest episode of Collab Chats, Kyra Baker talks with Miranda Spencer, a Staff Editor at the webzine Mad in America, about her recent article Voting While “Mentally Ill”: A Legacy of Discrimination. Check out episode here: Read Miranda’s article here.
E5: Welcoming Spaces with Dr. Gretchen Snethen
In this episode, we had Dr. Gretchen Snethen back on the podcast to tell us about one of her recent studies, Welcoming Spaces. Kyra and Gretchen to talk about creating the study, what types of places participants identified as welcoming, and the importance of creating spaces that are welcoming for all.
The music in this episode was found at http://filmmusic.io, and the song is “Wholesome” by Kevin Macleod (https://incompetech.com), License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
E4: Supported Education with Kyra Baker
In this podcast, Collab member Kyra Baker and intern Tiger Russel-Yeh talk about navigating college while living with serious mental illnesses. They also discuss Kyra's experiences working as a Supported Education Specialist in the Collaborative's Campus-Oriented Supported Education Study, and some tips for helping students succeed in their educational endeavors!
E3: Dr. Gretchen Snethen and Brandon Snead
Dr. Gretchen Snethen and Mr. Brandon Snead discuss a recent bike program they conducted. The Temple University Collaborative recently led four bike pilot programs for consumers of mental healthcare services in Philadelphia. Providers, consumers, bikeshare representatives, and bike advocacy groups worked with us to develop and run groups. Everyone seemed as excited as us throughout the process
E2: Dr Judith Cook
In March of 2019, we sat down with Dr. Judith Cook, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Director of the Center on Mental Health Services Research and Policy, to talk about one of her recent publications, "Mental Health Self-Directed Care Financing: Efficacy in Improving Outcomes and Controlling Costs for Adults with Serious Mental Illness." To learn more, or read the full transcription of the podcast visit www.tucollaborative.org.
E1: Dr Mark Salzer
In September of 2018, we sat down with Dr. Mark Salzer, founder and director of the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion to talk about community inclusion for individuals with serious mental illnesses, the center's work, and the future of community inclusion. To learn more, or read the full transcription of the podcast visit www.tucollaborative.org. Music provided by Fredji (https://soundcloud.com/fredjimusic/fredji-happy-life-original-mix).