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Students are beginning to head back into the classroom, but the summer season isn't over. For some families, the summer months bring extra challenges. Department of Human Services Assistant Commissioner Marcia McShane sits down with podcast host, Jonquil Newland, to discuss programs like food services, transitioning services and child care services that are available during the summer months and throughout the year to help Tennessee families. Additional Resources DHS website USDA Summer Food Program Jobs4TNDHS help hotline: 615-313-4700  
Sometimes, parents are not always able to care for their children, maybe the child has been neglected or abused. In those instances, the child may be placed with a safe and loving relative to help prevent them from getting placed into or re-enter the state’s foster care system. The program provides crucial support for families who decide to step into a child's life after a traumatic experience. Program Coordinator Aisha Abu-Asaba sits down with podcast host, Jonquil Newland, to discuss the program and how it benefits Tennessee children and families. Additional Resources; DCS Relative Caregiver Program website.  Program hotline number: 833-984-1498 
Collective trauma are long-term psychological effects that are shared by a vast group of people. The mental health impact of a global pandemic, natural disasters, and tragic events are far reaching. Ingrid Cockhren is the director of PACEs Connection, she sits down with podcast host Jonquil Newland to discuss the impacts of collective trauma and how to cope. 
Families are still feeling the financial burden caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. There are some tax credits that can help, for example the 2021 Child Tax Credit. Terry Reed, the Financial Literacy Manager for Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee in east Tennessee sits down with podcast host, Jonquil Newland to help explain what this is, who qualifies and how it works . Additional Resources Advanced Child Tax Credit Payment: IRS web siteKnoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee: YouTube video
Beginning on April, 5 anyone who is 16 and older and wants a COVID-19 vaccine will be eligible to get it. Tennessee is several months into the vaccine distribution process, but a lot of people still have questions about the vaccine, its side effects and possible health implications down the road. Tennessee Department of Health Assistant Commissioner and Director of the Division of Family Health and Wellness, Dr. Tobi Amosun sits down with podcast host, Jonquil Newland, to discuss a pediatrician's view of the pandemic and how our new normal is near.    
Amanda Johnson is the school nurse coordinator for the Tennessee Department of Education. On this episode of Roots and Wings she sits down with podcast host, Jonquil Newland, to discuss how school nurses have been impacted in the last year and what role they play in a student's healthcare needs in a post-pandemic world. Additional Resources: Coordinated School Health Website 
On this episode, Director of Child Well-Being Jenn Drake-Croft sits down with podcast host, Jonquil Newland to discuss infant mental health and how it's been impacted by the global pandemic. Additional Resources: Building Strong Brains Tennessee YouTube Videos  
Every child and student in Tennessee has been impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Students with disabilities and special education instructors have been faced with even more challenges than what they're used to experiencing.  Theresa Nicholls is the Assistant Commissioner of Special Populations with the Tennessee Department of Education. She sits down with podcast host, Jonquil Newland, to discuss how students with disabilities have been impacted by the pandemic and resources available to families. Additional Resources: TN Dept. of Edu Special EducationThe Arc of Tennessee 
More than 8,000 Tennesseans have died from complications of COVID-19 and there are currently more than 650,000 active cases statewide. Health experts across the globe all agree, the only way to slow the pandemic and hopefully one day end it, is to get vaccinated. The Tennessee Health Department's Medical Director of the Vaccine-Preventable Diseases and Immunization Program Dr. Michelle Fiscus sits down with podcast host, Jonquil Newland, and speaks candidly about how the vaccine roll out is going, when families can expect to get one and how it works inside the body. Resources Tennessee COVID-19 Information Hub (covid19tn.gov)
This fall Governor Bill Lee helped to expand the School-Based Behavioral Health Liaison Program which directly serves Tennessee students who have or at risk for Serious Emotional Disturbance or SED. TDMHSAS's Director of School Based Initiatives Kayla Mumphrey sits down with podcast host, Jonquil Newland, to discuss the program expansion and how it serves teachers and students across Tennessee. Additional Resources: Children's Behavior Safety Net School Based Behavioral Health Liaison Program
It's normal to experience Seasonal Affective Disorder during the winter season. However, this season, much like most of 2020, will be far from normal. The pandemic may have an increased impact on those who suffer with depression and isolation. Centerstone Regional Vice President Beth Hail sits down with podcast host, Jonquil Newland, to discuss S.A.D. in the year of COVID and how you can help your family's mental health through the winter months. 
This is the third episode in a miniseries throughout the month of September that focuses on the stories of Tennessee families, specifically how their lives have changed throughout the past several months. On this episode, local mom Sipel Ibrahim sits down with podcast host, Jonquil Newland, to discuss the challenges her family has faced and worked through since the pandemic began. Check out some of the resources mentioned in the podcast below! Additional Resources State Resources are Available to Help Ease the Financial Burden of COVID-19 Regional Intervention Program Helps Families Work Through Challenging Behavior Regional Intervention Program -TDMHSAS 
On this episode we continue our mini series throughout the month of September that focuses on the stories of Tennessee families, specifically how their lives have changed throughout the past several months due to COVID-19. Katie Cundy is a local mom and developmental therapist who works with young children across the state. We hope listeners can take away some valuable tips from this discussion!  
A Parent's Story is a mini series that will publish throughout the month of September and aims to highlight stories of parents and their families as we navigate a very interesting year. On this episode of Roots and Wings, podcast host Jonquil Newland chats with mom of four and local certified family support specialist, Amy Blackwell. Listen in as they discuss the challenges of navigating a global pandemic and the behavioral challenges that have come with it. Connect and find resources for Tennessee families: https://tnvoices.org/https://www.facebook.com/tnvoicesforchildrenhttps://socacrosstn.org/https://www.facebook.com/SOCacrossTN 
We’re going on five months of living in a global pandemic. Many Tennessee families have seen a change in income or experienced several hard ships for the first time because of the COVID 19 pandemic. All of these changes can lead to a lot of stress and anxiety for parents and guardians. On this episode of Roots and Wings we’re going to highlight several ways parents can take care of their mental health and that of their children as the year moves forward. Resources mentioned in the podcast:OCA Helpline at TDMHSAS: 1-800-560-5767 (M-F 8:00-4:30)TDMHSAS Crisis: 855-CRISIS-1 (855-247-7471) or "Text TN" to 741-741RIP: www.tn.gov/parenting-that-works  Project BASIC: https://www.tn.gov/behavioral-health/mental-health-services/mental-health-services-for-children-and-youth/programs---services/programs-and-services/basic--better-attitudes-and-skills-in-children.html  National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations (NCPMI): ·                https://challengingbehavior.cbcs.usf.edu/emergency/index.html Additional Mental Health Resources: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has a national disaster distress helpline:  1-800-985-5990SAMHSA National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELPTN STEP: https://tnstep.org/ 
Did you know 3 out of 4 Nashville third graders are not reading on grade level? This early literacy deficit has challenged the city for more than two decades. One program working to change this is the Blueprint for Early Childhood Success program, which utilizes resources from several area organization and non-profits. On this episode of Roots and Wings Christiane Buggs and Rene Dillard, both with the United Way of Greater Nashville, discuss the program and resources for families and educators with podcast host, Jonquil Newland. Resources referenced in the podcast: Blueprint for Early Childhood SuccesseduTOOLBOX Bright by Text  
Dr. Kecia Carroll is the Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Director of Faculty Inclusion and Diversity for the Pediatric Office of Faculty Development. On this episode of Roots and Wings she sits down with podcast host, Jonquil Newland, to discuss the current racial climate in America and how families and adults can have healthy discussions about race and racial injustice with their families, children and youth.    
On this episode of Roots and Wings we highlight several state programs that are available to families who have been impacted by the COVID 19 pandemic. Programs like SNAP have served the community for years while new programs like the P-EBT program were implemented because of the hardships families faced to due the global pandemic. Keisha Thaxton with the Tennessee Department of Human Services talks with host, Jonquil Newland, about how programs like these benefit families. 
On this episode of Roots and Wings we discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our mental health. Melissa Binkley with the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is the program director for the Regional Intervention Program, a parent-implemented, professionally supported program for young children and their families who are experiencing challenging behavior. She sits down with host, Jonquil Newland, to discuss all things mental health and family related. Resources mentioned in podcast:Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has a national disaster distress helpline:  1-800-985-5990TDMHSAS Office of Consumer Affairs Helpline – 1-800-560-5767 (M-F 8:00-4:30)TDMHSAS Crisis 855-CRISIS-1 (855-274-7471) or Text “TN” to 741-741SAMHSA National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP
Beginning in early May, many counties across Tennessee announced plans to phase in a reopen for the economy. Some of the largest and most populated counties remain closed. Your family may be wondering when things will get back to normal. Unfortunately, we'll be returning to a new normal. Nashville pediatrician Dr. Carolina Clark, with the Tennessee Department of Health, sits down with podcast host, Jonquil Newland, to discuss how life may be changing for Tennesseans in the wake of a global pandemic. 
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