Podcast Episodes

September 27, 2022

Movement improves Mood and Mental Health!

Learn how to move more in your family and reduce mental health challenges. Can moving your body really help change your mood or your child's? Behavioral activation is key for emotion regulation, so listen for lots of practical tips to encourage activity for your kiddos with guest Therapist Trish Jonker, LMFT, LCPC!
August 30, 2022

Setting Your Child’s School Year Up for Success

Is your child back in school or about to start? School can cause anxiety and overwhelm , but also much needed structure and balance for our families with kids from hard places. Listen to this just released podcast as Trauma Expert Erin Bouchard shares how to make the school year a success.
July 27, 2022

Raising Children with Medically Complex Health Issues Part 2

The Post Institute Co-Founder, Kristi Saul is our guest again for part two! Listen to her passion, wisdom, and posture of the heart about raising children with medically complex health issues.
June 21, 2022

Raising Children with Medically Complex Health Issues

The Post Institute Co-Founder, Kristi Saul is our guest on this month's podcast! Listen to her passion, wisdom, and posture of the heart about raising children with medically complex health issues.
May 25, 2022

Brain-Based Interventions for Parents

Dr. Don Williams is our guest sharing about Brain-Based interventions to try with your child from hard places. Click here to listen!
April 27, 2022

RAD, ODD, ADD, & ADHD Oh My!

Hearing labels and diagnosis acronyms can be overwhelming to parents and teachers, much less children! Listen to "RAD, ODD, ADD, & ADHD Oh My!" to hear Jenn Hook, MA's suggestions and practical strategies to support your foster, adoptive, and kinship-formed family.
March 16, 2022

Sleep Strategies for Your Family

Sleep is an essential need. Is your family getting enough uninterrupted sleep and waking up feeling rested? Many parents and caregivers in foster, adoptive and kinship-formed families report feeling tired, drained and exhausted. And children who have experienced trauma often have sleep challenges. If you have someone in your household struggling to get enough sleep, you want to first discover the root cause to then address it. Listen to this month's podcast on "Sleep Strategies for Your Family" with Trish Jonker, MA to gain several simple suggestions to try at home.
February 16, 2022

Understanding Your Child’s Behavior Spiral

Just at the moment that our teens are pushing for ultimate freedom and treatment like adults, they need our guidance and to dialogue about choices around values. That sounds easier said than done. Read this month's blog by Nick Lawrence, a foster and adoptive Dad, Family Resiliency Coach and Founder of Tools for Life, to get pointers on helping your children form their own values to keep the communication open starting young, to last a lifetime!