Empowered to Connect Podcast

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September 01, 2020 00:54:44
Back to School with ETC - Ep 8

Back to School with ETC - Ep 8

As the world begins to ease back into schools (both virtual and in person), we have 3 brilliant professionals with us to talk about utilizing ETC principles in their work in schools! Becca Tarleton, Jocelyn Lee and returning guest Jacque Rowe-Fields talk about the importance of attachment as the foundation of the classroom, how parents can best advocate for their kids and what you need to know as you get ready for the school year. ...

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August 24, 2020 00:52:07
Parenting in a Pandemic with Jesse Faris - Ep 7

Parenting in a Pandemic with Jesse Faris - Ep 7

Have you been wondering what the secret to effective parenting is during a pandemic? We have too! Spoiler alert - we don't have THE answer, but we do have ETC Parent Trainer Jesse Faris as our guest to talk about some of the ways we can parent (and care for ourselves) more effectively during a historically hard time to parent and give nurturing care to our kids. Jesse, Tona Ottinger and host JD Wilson talk about what's been working and discoveries that have been made in the quest to not lose our ever-loving minds in quarantine... To purchase the Inner Game of Tennis by Timothy Gallwey, click here! **Life Hack - the audiobook is great and is available through Audible at the same link above... To learn more about Empowered to Connect, the new Dads Connected Coaching offering as well as any other ETC resources, check us out at Empoweredtoconnect.org or follow us on Facebook or Instagram! ...

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August 18, 2020 00:54:38
Building Resilience Through the Power of Connection with Troy McPeak - Ep 6

Building Resilience Through the Power of Connection with Troy McPeak - Ep 6

Episode 6 is here and we are so excited to share it with you. In the last few years, one of the most exciting developments in the non profit and juvenile justice worlds has been the integration of trauma informed, healing centered approaches to care. One of the men helping lead this charge in the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) is Troy McPeak. Troy joins us today to talk about how a hard nosed former football player from Riverside County (outside of LA) is helping pioneer attachment rich, connection-centered, resilience building systems of care in the TJJD. Trust us - you do NOT want to miss this episode, Troy is a really fun guest with some amazing stories of transformation happening in a place so often overlooked or forgotten.  To learn more about Troy and the TJJD's work, the new Dads Connected Coaching offering as well as all of ETC's resources, check us out at Empoweredtoconnect.org or follow us on Facebook or Instagram! ...

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August 10, 2020 01:09:59
The Power of Being Present with Dan Coley - Ep 5

The Power of Being Present with Dan Coley - Ep 5

Episode 5 features a conversation with one of our favorite people, Dan Coley! You've seen Dan on stage as the host of ETC Simulcasts in the past, now hear him on his back porch talking about the power of being present with our host, JD and ETC's Mo Ottinger. What are the keys to being present and why is it so important to 'do the work' in your own heart before you can ask your children and those you're in relationship with to open up and share theirs? Glad you asked - tune in and find out!  We also unveil an exciting new resource being offered soon at ETC especially for dads, so make sure to stick around until after the conversation with Dan to hear all about it! To learn more about the new Dads Connected Coaching offering as well as all of ETC's resources, check us out at Empoweredtoconnect.org or follow us on Facebook or Instagram! ...

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August 03, 2020 00:33:32
The Valuable Process of Unlearning with Jacque Rowe Fields - Ep 4

The Valuable Process of Unlearning with Jacque Rowe Fields - Ep 4

Episode 4 of the ETC Podcast is with one of our favorite friends of the program! Jacque Rowe Fields (aka Mrs. Jacque as most know her) has spent her professional life in the world of education. Mrs. Jacque has an incredible, diverse set of experiences to pull from everywhere from historically black neighborhoods in her hometown of Memphis to being the Dean of Students at a Norwegian Private College in Michigan.    Jacque talks to us about what the process of unlearning, parenting African-American children in diverse environments and what one of her children told her he wished she would have prepared him for - it's a really great conversation and we think you're going to love it!   As always, we'd love to know what you thought of the podcast! Visit us at empoweredtoconnect.org/podcast and let us know! Our show is mixed and engineered by the incomparable Kyle Wright and our music comes to us directly from the studio of the one and only Tad Jewett. ...

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July 27, 2020 00:51:39
The Connected Parents with Emmelie Pickett and Lisa Qualls - Ep 3

The Connected Parents with Emmelie Pickett and Lisa Qualls - Ep 3

It's Episode 3 of the ETC Podcast and our guests are Emmelie Pickett and Lisa Qualls, co-authors with the late Dr. Karyn Purvis of the new book "The Connected Parent." In this episode JD and Tona talk about The Connected Parent book, but we also dive deep into the story behind the book - how Emmelie, Lisa and Dr. Purvis' lives intersected and what motivated each of them to conquer some major obstacles to bring the book into the world.  You'll also hear our conversation on attachment, our pasts and the need for self care routines for parents (and a story or two of what that looks like for dads as well). Emmelie talks about the work of The Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development in school districts and the judicial system and the free TBRI classes being offered right now!Lastly, Lisa and Emmelie were kind enough to give 5 books away to our audience, so make sure to tune in all the way through this episode for details on how you can win a copy of The Connected Parent! You can find out more about Emmelie's work at TCU here You can follow Lisa @onethankfulmom on all the social platforms or check out her website onethankfulmom.com AND you can listen to her podcast here! If you're new to the ETC Podcast, we're so glad you're here! Be sure to check out empoweredtoconnect.org for more about ETC or follow us on Facebook and Instagram! ...

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