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NRCAC Team Talk

Episode 4 – The Coaching Mindset



How can we as leaders empower those around us and develop future leaders in the CAC world? In the latest episode of Team Talk, Tony interviews Kori Stephens of the Midwest Regional Children’s Advocacy Center about what coaching is versus what it is not, the benefits of the coaching mindset, and how to truly practice deep listening and asking powerful questions.

Kori Stephens, MPH is the Project Director for the Midwest Regional Children’s Advocacy Center, and is currently in the process of becoming an Associate Certified Coach through the International Coaching Federation.

 

Mentioned in this episode:

FranklinCovey – Stephen Covey’s Listening Continuum from The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Michael Bungay Stanier – The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever

Greg McKeown – Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

Karen Kimsey-House, Henry Kimsey-House, Phillip Sandhal, Laura Whitworth – Coactive Coaching: The Proven Framework for Transformative Conversations at Work and in Life

Mike Robbins – Bring Your Whole Self to Work: How Vulnerability Unlocks Creativity, Connection, and Performance (Book and TED Talk)

MRCAC – EduNet Webinars, Leading Engaged Teams project

 

Additional suggested resources:

Brené Brown – Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging; Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.; Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

Marilee Adams & Marshall Goldsmith – Change Your Questions, Change Your Life: 12 Powerful Tools for Leadership, Coaching, and Life

Todd Kashdan & Robert Biswas-Diener – The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self – Not Just Your “Good” Self – Drives Success and Fulfillment

Learning Journeys – Website

Coaches Training Institute – Website

Box of Crayons Consulting – Website

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Have an idea for a future Team Talk guest or topic? We want to hear from you! Email your suggestions to Tony DeVincenzo at tony@nrcac.org.

Disclaimer: This project was sponsored by NRCAC from Grant Award Number 2016-CI-FX-K003 and CFDA #16.758 awarded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Department of Justice. This project was sponsored by NRCAC from Grant Award Number 2016-CI-FX-K003 and CFDA #16.758 awarded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Department of Justice.

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Episode 3 – Tele-Mental Health



Children and families who have experienced the effects of abuse need immediate, high quality, specialized care. However, a number of factors can stand in the way – provider availability, patient schedules, travel requirements, and more. Jennifer Rolls Reutz, MPH joins us on this episode to discuss how Tele-Mental Health can help break down barriers between this crucial mental health care and those who need it.

Visit the NRCAC Website for resources, training opportunities, and more!

Have an idea for a future Team Talk guest or topic? We want to hear from you! Email your suggestions to Tony DeVincenzo at tony@nrcac.org.

Mentioned in this episode:

Western Regional Children’s Advocacy Center – Five-Part Webinar Series on Tele-Mental Health 

Jennifer Rolls Reutz, MPH is the Co-Director of the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare at the Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, and the Rural Mental Health Initiative project manager at the Western Regional Children’s Advocacy Center

 

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Episode 1 – Child Abuse Prevention Month



April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Children’s Advocacy Centers across the United States produce events and campaigns to raise awareness for their cause. In this episode, we hear from child abuse professionals throughout the northeast region about their Child Abuse Prevention Month Initiatives. Thanks to Olga Starr of New Jersey Children’s Alliance, Arianna Weatherley of Day One in Rhode Island, Madeline Bacon of Massachusetts Children’s Alliance, and Linda Cleary of the New York State Children’s Alliance for joining us!

 

Visit the NRCAC Website for resources, training opportunities, and more!

Have an idea for a future Team Talk guest or topic? We want to hear from you! Email your suggestions to Tony DeVincenzo at tony@nrcac.org.

 

Mentioned in this episode:

New Jersey Children’s Alliance

National Children’s Alliance‘s SHINE Campaign – Facebook, Instagram, Chapter Toolkit, CAC Toolkit or contact Blake Warenik at bwarenik@nca-online.org

Day One Sexual Assault Resource Center and Children’s Advocacy CenterFacebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Massachusetts Children’s AllianceFacebook

New York State Children’s Alliance – One Too Many Campaign

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Episode 0 – Preview



Welcome to NRCAC’s new podcast, Team Talk! We’ll be highlighting the work of child abuse professionals around the northeast region and across the country in 15-20 minute episodes. If you have suggestions for people or programs to spotlight, please email Tony DeVincenzo at tony@nrcac.org. Stay tuned for future episodes!

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NEWS & EVENTS

Team Facilitator Training 2.0 - Registration Closed

Session 2: August 27-29, 2019 (Burlington, VT)

Vicarious Trauma Train-the-Trainer

July 31, 2019 (Syracuse, NY) - Registration Closed

NCAC Basic Forensic Interviewer Training: July 29-August 2, 2019 (Springfield, MA) - Apply Here!

Youth with Problematic Sexual Behaviors Conference: September 19-20, 2019 (Providence, RI) - Register Here!

 

AROUND THE NORTHEAST

Bivona Child Abuse Summit: April 24-25, 2019 (Rochester, NY) - Register Here!

MACA's 9th Annual Conference: May 7, 2019 (Framingham, MA) - Register Here!

NCJTC Fox Valley Technical College MEC Trainings

MDT Response to Child Sex Trafficking: September 23-26, 2019 (Burlington, VT) - Register Here!

Child Sex Trafficking Forensic Interview Training: October 15-17, 2019 (Boston, MA)

Conducting Child Abuse Investigations: November 18-22, 2019 (State College, PA)

 

ACROSS THE COUNTRY

NCA's Annual Leadership Conference: June 2-5, 2019 (Washington, D.C.) - Register Here!

Crimes Against Children Conference: August 12-15, 2019 (Dallas, TX) - Register Here!

*pending OJJDP approval

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