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The CJSW Podcast

The CJSW Podcast

By The CJSW

The Center for Justice Social Work (CJSW) podcast was created to spread awareness, destigmatize mental health and promote educational opportunities within our community.

That being said, the topics we talk about could be triggering for some, please proceed with caution.

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EP9: ft Lela Howard: Childhood Trauma Series (Part 1)
EP9: ft Lela Howard: Childhood Trauma Series (Part 1)
Trigger warning: This episode focuses on childhood trauma, please be aware that this episode may be triggering for some individuals. Join us to hear Part 1 of Lela Howard's story and learn more about how to identify your adverse childhood experiences. After diving into Lela's childhood, Dr. Kaitlyn Goubeau, CEO of Center for Justice Social Work, performs an ACE test on Lela. ACE stands for Adverse Childhood Experiences, this test measures various situations that children experience that have a major impact on their lifelong health. ACEs are directly related to trauma and how trauma can rewire and alter your genes. Trauma doesn't stop with you, rather it gets passed on to your children and your children's children. In order to truly be healthy, you must be mindful of your experiences and how they impact you. Often times, these symptoms aren't obvious. They are interwoven into the person we are based on our environment. Follow along for future episodes where we will do a deep dive into various aspects of her life and how she has taken the steps to identify and heal her trauma. For more information on ACEs, please go to: https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/aces/index.html Follow @lelamhoward on Instagram Follow @centerforjusticesocialwork on Instagram
59:49
October 03, 2022
EP8: ft. Linden Jordan: Mental Health Trends in the LGBTQ+ Community, How to Provide a Safe Space & Connecting to Resources
EP8: ft. Linden Jordan: Mental Health Trends in the LGBTQ+ Community, How to Provide a Safe Space & Connecting to Resources
In this episode, CJSW interviews Linden Jordan the president of a local LGBTQ+ support group, PFLAG Skagit. Linden was a perfect guest to interview for an exclusive pride month episode. This interview covers topics such as: Current mental health trends that Linden has seen inside our LGBTQ+ community The current biggest need in the LGBTQ+ community and how you can help provide a safe space PFLAG Skagits mission How some schools are requiring parental consent to join clubs on campus and how this negatively impacts our LGBTQ+ community How the LGBTQ+ community can find and connect to resources and more Recommendations mentioned: Wheres my Book? by Linda Gromko Ingersoll Gender Center in Seattle Finding a Trans-affirming Therapist GLSEN school support organization Guest Contact Info: PFLAG Skagit: pflagskagit.org email: ljordan@pflagskagit.org Instagram @pflag_skagit
40:13
June 23, 2022
EP7: Psychological First Aid (Final Part 4): De-escalation & Crisis Intervention
EP7: Psychological First Aid (Final Part 4): De-escalation & Crisis Intervention
This is the final, Part 4, of the Psychological First Aid series by our Social Work Intern, Joshua Kent. In this episode, Joshua and Olivia re-introduce the series topic, Psychological First Aid. They discuss the goals of Psychological First Aid and suggested interventions to utilize when de-escalating someone in crisis. The team evaluates each character and how Psychological First Aid would benefit them after the traumatic experience. If you aren't familiar with the narrative or characters in this episode, make sure to listen to our previous episodes in this series. Trigger warning: This episode focuses on the trauma related to a fictional school shooting event. Although the story is fictional, we are aware that this episode may be triggering for some individuals.
39:13
June 01, 2022
EP6: Psychological First Aid (Part 3): Supporting Those Affected by Trauma
EP6: Psychological First Aid (Part 3): Supporting Those Affected by Trauma
This is Part 3 of the Psychological First Aid series by our Social Work Intern, Joshua Kent. In this episode, Joshua and fellow co-host Olivia introduce tips on how to support someone who experienced a traumatic event or is dealing with their own trauma.  If you aren't familiar with the narrative or characters in this episode, make sure to listen to EP4: Psychological First Aid Series (Part 1): Identifying Trauma & EP5: Psychological First Aid Series (Part 2): Trauma Responses. Trigger warning: This episode focuses on the trauma related to a fictional school shooting event. Although the story is fictional, we are aware that this episode may be triggering for some individuals.
28:11
April 17, 2022
EP5: Psychological First Aid (Part 2): Trauma Responses
EP5: Psychological First Aid (Part 2): Trauma Responses
This is Part 2 of a Psychological First Aid series by CJSW Social Work Intern, Joshua Kent. In this episode, Joshua discusses with co-host Olivia the different types of trauma their characters have experienced. They dive into how each person handles trauma differently, how their coping skills are affected and how behavior responses can differ dramatically.  In this episode, you will also hear some tips on how to support an individual who may be escalated, whether that be from a traumatic memory or just heightened emotions in general. Trigger warning: This episode focuses on the trauma related to a fictional school shooting event. Although the story is fictional, we are aware that this episode may be triggering for some individuals.
25:41
April 06, 2022
EP4: Psychological First Aid (Part 1): Identifying Trauma
EP4: Psychological First Aid (Part 1): Identifying Trauma
This is Part 1 of a Psychological First Aid series by CJSW Social Work Intern, Joshua Kent. In this episode, Joshua Kent and Olivia Lauzon will take you step by step through a fictional, traumatic, scenario. During this episode, they will identify what trauma is, the different levels of severity (including mental, physical and emotional pain that can be endured as a result) and how trauma can affect the development of different individuals. A narrative will also be presented to help assess different types of traumatic events.  Trigger warning: This episode focuses on the trauma related to a fictional school shooting event. Although the story is fictional, we are aware that this episode may be triggering for some individuals.
25:36
March 30, 2022
EP3: Types of Domestic Violence
EP3: Types of Domestic Violence
In this episode, Kaitlyn brings back CJSW social work intern, Olivia Lauzon, to discuss the different types of Domestic Violence and warning signs you should look out for. They also share a brief update on Gabby Petito's autopsy result as well as dive into Netflix's new show, Maid.  Referenced in the episode: Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention Netflix show: MAID American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Follow The CJSW on Instagram Rate & Review us on Apple Podcasts
27:38
November 07, 2021
EP2: Domestic Violence: A Deep Dive into the Gabby Petito Case
EP2: Domestic Violence: A Deep Dive into the Gabby Petito Case
In this episode of The CJSW podcast, hosts Kaitlyn & Jess do a deep dive into the Gabby Petito case with CJSW social work intern, Olivia Lauzon. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and Olivia is helping spread awareness by discussing domestic violence in depth, a topic she is passionate about. Our deep dive on the Gabby Petito case includes: -an overview of the body cam footage that involves a domestic dispute between Gabby Petito and her fiance Brian Laundrie. -what about this body cam footage stood out as signs of domestic abuse -how domestic violence is more than just a physical interaction and much more Donate to the Gabby Petito Foundation Domestic Violence Resources: National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE DVS of Snohomish County: Hotline- 425-24-ABUSE; Phone - 425-252-2873 YWCA of Seattle, King County, and Snohomish County: Gender based violence specialized services and advocacy; Phone: 206-461-4888 North West Family Life: faith based program: Offers advocacy-based support groups; Phone: 206-363-9601 Follow the CJSW on Instagram Visit us at thecenterforjusticesocialwork.com
31:00
October 08, 2021
EP1: Suicide Awareness & Prevention
EP1: Suicide Awareness & Prevention
In this episode of the CJSW podcast, we discuss (trigger warning) suicide awareness & prevention with our intern, Delaney Pickard. September is National Suicide Awareness month and Delaney is helping us spread awareness of this stigmatized topic. In this episode we discuss: How to be aware of the signs when a friend/acquaintance might be having suicidal thoughts How suicide is not isolated to a specific type of person The definition of suicidal ideation and passive ideation The reasons/feelings someone may be having that can lead to suicidal ideations How you can respond to someone who confides in you about their suicidal ideations How you can help destigmatize the topic of suicide Follow CJSW on Instagram Visit our website
33:06
September 21, 2021