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Season 4 Episode 12 : ABA for Behaviors in Foster Care

Samantha Haskins, a BCBA in Tampa Bay, Florida, chats with Jack about the use of ABA services for behaviors. While ABA is only covered by insurance for children with specific developmental disabilities, it can be effective for children with trauma as well. Sam explains the science of ABA, the process of ABA services, how it…

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Season 4 Episode 8 : Occupational Therapy for Behaviors in Foster Care

Zielia Crespo, co-owner of Sensory Works in Dade City, Florida, join Jack & Nichole for a conversation about how occupational therapy can help improve behaviors. OT (occupational therapy) can seem like magic when your kids appear to just be playing with a therapist and within months you can see drastic improvements in their behavior. Whether…

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Season 4 Episode 7 : TBRI for Behaviors in Foster Care

Leigh Ann Drew from Family Initiatives join Jack & Cat for a conversation about how TBRI can help improve behaviors. TBRI (Trust Based Relational Intervention) was developed by the Kathryn Purvis Institute Of Child Development to be a trust based and trauma informed modality to support children who have experienced trauma. TBRI is based on…

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Behaviors with Dr Wallace – Snapchat Chat

we continue our conversation with dr Wallace in this bonus episode where we discuss social media – TW: Child Trafficking

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Behaviors with Dr Wallace – Solutions from Dr Amen

we continue our conversation with dr Wallace in this bonus episode where we discuss some behavior solutions from Dr Amen

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Behaviors with Dr Wallace – Default Mode Network

we continue our conversation with dr Wallace in this bonus episode where we discuss the default mode network

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Behaviors with Dr Wallace – Rewards Based Parenting

we continue our conversation with dr Wallace in this bonus episode where we discuss rewards based parenting

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Season 4 Episode 3 : The Science Behind Behaviors in Foster Care

Jack chats with Dr Wallace about how trauma affects the brain by floods of chemicals that when too often, severe, or persisting can change the way the brain functions by digging deep neural pathways, changing the size and quality of brain structures and the amount of chemicals that flood the various networks. These injuries to…

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Season 4 Episode 2 : Trauma Behaviors in Foster Care

Jack chats with Kathy & Shayna about the types of behaviors that we seen in foster care due to the trauma the children have experiences. This is the first episode of a series about behaviors where we will investigate the root of the behaviors, how they may come out, and how to help them.

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Season 4 Episode 1 : Tech Hacks in Foster Care

Jack reviews some tech hacks and shares software and devices that can help with parenting, coparenting, special needs parenting, and safety.

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Season 3 Episode 21 : Going Bananas for Foster Families with Emily Cole

Jack & Nichole hang out with Emily Cole, the owner of the Savannah Bananas to chat about baseball, kids, fostering, and their new organization Bananas Foster. Follow them on Instagram for The Savannah Bananas and Bananas Foster and watch their videos on YouTube here.

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Season 3 Episode 4 : Exploitation of Kids In Foster Care

Cat & Jack get down on the nitty gritty of where the line is when it comes to foster children on social media and especially when monetization comes into the scenario.

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Season 3 Episode 2 : Brittany Dawn Update in Foster Care

Jack & Cat are back for more Brittany Dawn snarking in episode 2. Join us in a short update on the trial and latest placement news for Brittany Dawn

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Season 3 Episode 1 : Brittany Dawn or Brittany Done? in Foster Care

Jack & Cat discuss the Brittany Dawn scandals and their suitability to be foster parents. From police brutality of a black man, to scamming people suffering from eating disorders, and of course the lack of true accountability – it is a worrying question.

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Season 2 Episode 7 : Lifehacks for Foster Parents

Nichole and Jack share the lifehacks for foster parents that listeners sent in to help us all get more organized.

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Season 2 Episode 3 : Black Single Foster Mom of Teens

Jack chats with Ryan, a black single foster mom who can be found on instagram as @black_single_foster_mom about becoming a foster parent during a pandemic, race dynamics, and fostering teens as a single mom.

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Season 2 Episode 2 : Foster The Teens in Foster Care

Jack chats with Brittany, the single fostermom behind the social account “foster the teens”.

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Season 1 Episode 34 : Jack’s Former Foster Youth – Meet Smooshie

Jack & Mac chat with Mac’s daughter and Jack’s former foster daughter about what being in foster care was like for her.

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Season 1 Episode 26 : Occupational Therapy in Foster Care

Jack & Cat sit to talk with Argie about the role of occupational therapy in foster care.

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Season 1 Episode 19 : Tips for New Foster Parents by Brendale

We received a DM this week from one of our favorite listeners who is about to be licensed, asking for tips on how to better prepare for her first placement. So we asked Brendale (a local foster mom) to help us give her some tips and things that she wish she knew from the jump….

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