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Advice, information and inspiration from experts at the leading provider of mental and behavioral health services for children, adults and those who love them.

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Advice, information and inspiration from experts at the leading provider of mental and behavioral health services for children, adults and those who love them.

    Suicide Prevention and QPR | Episode #43

    Suicide Prevention and QPR | Episode #43

    September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and the latest edition of the “Conversations with KidsPeace” podcast discusses an approach described as “CPR for suicide prevention.” Host Bob Martin and suicide prevention trainer Jessica Racine also discuss some of the prevalent myths around suicide in our society, and how to combat them.

    If you or someone you know is experiencing a suicide crisis:


    Call the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-8255 (https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org.)
    Or contact Crisis Text Line by texting HELLO to 741741 (www.crisistextline.org.)

    • 13 min
    Oasis Services | Episode #42

    Oasis Services | Episode #42

    One effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses and organizations has been a renewed interest in the emotional and mental health of their employees.  In the latest Conversations with KidsPeace podcast, we discuss a new initiative by the consulting practice Spyglass Solutions to equip and train groups to help their workforces practice effective self-care to address the effects of stress and anxiety.

    The Conversations with KidsPeace podcast is sponsored by Spyglass Solutions. www.spyglasssolutions.org/conversations

    • 26 min
    Healing Roundup

    Healing Roundup

    In the latest installment of Conversations with KidsPeace, host Bob Martin talks with three contributors to the just-published issue of KidsPeace’s Healing Magazine -- discussing how games can help train new direct care employees, and how education and art therapy have been changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

    And you can find the articles from the newest issue at https://www.healingmagazine.org/issue-47/

    The Conversations with KidsPeace podcast is sponsored by Spyglass Solutions. www.spyglasssolutions.org/conversations

    • 26 min
    Dungeons and Dragons and Therapy

    Dungeons and Dragons and Therapy

    The Spring/Summer 2021 edition of Healing Magazine has been published at healingmagazine.org. The magazine’s “Spotlight” section looks at how games can be beneficial in a therapeutic sense, and its lead article highlights KidsPeace’s leadership in using the role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons in its group sessions with individuals with autism.

    Last fall KidsPeace’s Rob Harvey discussed his work in this area on the Conversations with KidsPeace podcast. 

    You can download the new “Games People Play” issue or read and share individual articles from the magazine at www.healingmagazine.org



    The Conversations with KidsPeace podcast is sponsored by Spyglass Solutions. www.spyglasssolutions.org/conversations

    • 31 min
    Families First legislation | Episode #41

    Families First legislation | Episode #41

    It’s described as the most significant reform in federal child welfare policy in decades. How will the Families First Prevention Services Act change programs like foster care and residential treatment across America? KidsPeace’s Ken Olson joins the Conversations with KidsPeace podcast as part of our commemoration of National Foster Care Awareness Month, to discuss the law’s impact on caring for kids in need.

    The Conversations with KidsPeace podcast is sponsored by Spyglass Solutions. www.spyglasssolutions.org/conversations

    • 24 min
    Has foster care been changed forever by the COVID-19 pandemic? | Episode #40

    Has foster care been changed forever by the COVID-19 pandemic? | Episode #40

    May is National Foster Care Month and, after a year of pandemic, how has foster care changed? On the latest Conversations with KidsPeace podcast, we talk with two KidsPeace foster care experts on what adjustments were made to deal with the impact of COVID-19, and which of those adjustments are likely to remain after the pandemic eases.

    The Conversations with KidsPeace podcast is sponsored by Spyglass Solutions. www.spyglasssolutions.org/conversations

    • 22 min

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