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In the Loop

In the Loop

By Jermaine White

Sharing pertinent information from Harnett County Schools Student Services
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S2: Ep. 1 - "Beyond Competence" with Dr. Stephen G. Peters
S2: Ep. 1 - "Beyond Competence" with Dr. Stephen G. Peters
Season 2 of "In the Loop" begins with the keynote speech delivered at the 2020 Harnett County Schools Student Support Services Meeting & Conference from Dr. Stephen G. Peters. In his address, Dr. Peters examines the hard truths about public education in 2020. He discusses the importance of educational leadership through the pandemic, teacher expectations and student achievement, steps for social justice advocacy, equity vs. equality, and being a voice of encouragement.
44:54
December 09, 2020
S2: Ep. 2 - Mental Health, Social Justice, & Equity in K - 12 Education: A Panel Discussion
S2: Ep. 2 - Mental Health, Social Justice, & Equity in K - 12 Education: A Panel Discussion
Episode #2  includes a panel discussion* held with education professionals from secondary/higher education on the subjects of mental health, social justice, and equity in K-12 Education.   The discussion was moderated by Mrs. Natalie Ferrell, Public Information Officer, Harnett County Schools, and the panelists were: Dr. Stephanie Helms Pickett (she/her) Associate Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence and Strategic Practice Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity NC State University Dr. Robert Martinez, Jr. Assistant Professor, School Counseling The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Dr. Stephen Peters CEO/President, The Peters Group President, International Literacy Association Board of Directors Dr. Mark Wilson CEO/President, Principal Matters Former National Principal of the Year (National Association of Secondary School Principals) Dr. Mitzi Glass Clinical Care Supervisor for the Mental Health Service Line   Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, Norfolk, VA *Panel discussion was recorded from the Harnett County Schools Student Support Services Winter Meeting and Conference on 12.9.20*
50:02
December 09, 2020
S1:Ep.8: The Impact of Trauma in Children
S1:Ep.8: The Impact of Trauma in Children
May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  During this month, many national organizations join together to raise awareness and build understanding of the significant role mental health plays in overall health and wellness.  Daymark Recovery Services (Lee County, NC) is one of our local agencies dedicated to providing mental health services in our community.  This episode will discuss the impact of trauma on children and families and provide some helpful resources stakeholders can access for support.  Host: Mrs. Lauren Cappola, Director of School Counseling, Harnett County Schools  Guest: Mrs. Stephanie Mueller, Director, Daymark Recovery Services (Lee County, NC)
42:24
May 16, 2020
S1:Ep.7: The Impact of Military and Family Life Counseling
S1:Ep.7: The Impact of Military and Family Life Counseling
Harnett County Schools has the privilege of serving over 2,500 military connected students!  This episode focuses on the role and impact of Military and Family Life Counselors in our school district.     Guests:   Mrs. Samantha Bell - Military Family Life Counselor - Highland Elementary School  Mrs. Donisa Hammond - Military Family Life Counselor - Overhills Elementary School
29:20
May 01, 2020
S1:Ep.6: The Role of Essential Agencies during COVID-19
S1:Ep.6: The Role of Essential Agencies during COVID-19
As a result of the vital role and services provided to the community, the Harnett County Department of Social Services and Daymark Recovery Services are deemed essential agencies and remain operational during the stay at home order.  This episode discusses their roles and some best practices community stakeholders can implement during this time. Guests:   Mrs. Kimberly Kowanick, CPS Intake Social Worker, Harnett County Department of Social Services  Mrs. Amy Brown, Director, Daymark Recovery Services (Harnett County)
37:14
April 23, 2020
S1: Ep.5: The Importance of Self-Care
S1: Ep.5: The Importance of Self-Care
We are all being encouraged to practice personal self-care during these current uncertain times.  This episode explores the area of self-care and its significance not only now but in our normal daily lives. Guest:  Mr. DeVault Clevenger, Clinical Director, Pinnacle Family Services
24:37
April 09, 2020
S1:Ep.4: Adjusting to the New Normal
S1:Ep.4: Adjusting to the New Normal
A stay-at-home order is in effect for the State of North Carolina.  Life as normal has changed as we continue to adjust to educating children at home, teleworking, and social distancing.  What tools and strategies do we need to assist with adjusting to the new normal?  Guests from Harnett County Schools: Mrs. Jeannie Hicks, Homebound Teacher ; Mrs. Brittny Gainey, Social Worker; Mrs. Rebecca Campbell, School Nurse
19:23
April 02, 2020
S1:Ep.3: Coping with Stress and Anxiety During the COVID-19 Outbreak
S1:Ep.3: Coping with Stress and Anxiety During the COVID-19 Outbreak
A major concern for stakeholders in Harnett County and around the world is the safety of themselves and loved ones.  Student Services Professionals from Harnett County Schools discuss best practices on how to cope with stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 outbreak. Guests from Harnett County Schools:  Mrs. Lauren Cappola, Director of School Counseling; Mrs. Kimberly Baker, School Social Worker; Mrs. Janet Johnson, Lead Nurse
22:46
March 26, 2020
S1:Ep.2: Harnett County Schools Reassignment Process - SPANISH
S1:Ep.2: Harnett County Schools Reassignment Process - SPANISH
Mr. Giovanni Solera explains the Harnett County Schools Reassignment Process in Spanish for our stakeholders.
07:58
February 01, 2020
S1:Ep.1: NC Purple Star
S1:Ep.1: NC Purple Star
Interview about the NC Purple Star Award Designation with Dr. Angie Mullennix, NCDPI Director of Innovation Strategy
14:44
January 27, 2020