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International Adult Adoptee Joins reFRAMED Podcast

Posted by Nancy Robbins on 7/24/19 8:53 AM

It was bound to happen after 25 years of working at Gladney. The Gladney Babies that I heard about and saw photos of when I first started have all grown up.  Many are in college and a few choose to apply to intern at Gladney.  One of these Gladney Babies is Elena Hall

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Topics: reFRAMED Podcast, Gladney Adoptee, International Adoption

Understanding Red Flags In Your Teenager's Behavior

Posted by Nancy Robbins on 7/5/19 8:18 AM

"Why Do Teens Consider Suicide? More than '13 Reasons Why'"

After an education Gladney University training by Dr. Connie Avila and Ms. Ashley Scott on teen suicide, the reFRAMED Podcast team continued the conversation with our special guests on the reFRAMED Podcast in Episode 7. 

reFRAMED Host, Emily Morehead, talked with Connie and Ashley about how to navigate the in's and out's of the teenage brain in today's world.  Even though it's  daunting to understand red flags your teenager's behavior raise, it is necessary  to tackle these issues to open up communication between parent and teen. Whether your child is struggling with a mental health disorder or perhaps just feeling overwhelmed, Emily and guests discuss the tools needed to assist your teen as they deal with heavy expectations, social media angst, changes in their body, and growing independence. 

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Topics: Gladney University, Education, reFRAMED Podcast, Brain Development, Teenager Brain

reFRAMED Is A Parenting Podcast

Posted by Nancy Robbins on 5/9/19 8:05 AM

Having five episodes of the reFRAMED podcast published, we are thrilled that the subject reflects that this is a parenting podcast and yet so much more. Clinicians, educators, therapists, CPS workers, social workers, and other professionals can gain needed insight on how we need to lean in to the children in our lives in order to meet their needs.

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Topics: reFRAMED Podcast

Our Children's Brain Development on reFRAMED

Posted by Nancy Robbins on 4/22/19 8:34 AM

Episode 5 of reFRAMED Podcast is now available for download! There's something about our children's brain development that catches Bill Porter's attention. He and Emily Morehead have a great conversation about the hope that adoptive parents have in writing ourselves into our child's brain.

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Topics: Gladney University, Education, reFRAMED Podcast, Mindful Parenting, Brain Development

Reframing Early Childhood Experiences

Posted by Nancy Robbins on 4/8/19 1:00 PM

Episode 4 of reFRAMED Podcast is now available for download! Pediatrician, occasional children's librarian, educator, public health professional and child health advocate Dr. Dipesh Navsaria, was a wonderful guest that we could have talked to for hours. 

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Topics: Gladney University, Education, reFRAMED Podcast, Mindful Parenting

International Speaker & Author On Transracial Adoption on reFRAMED

Posted by Nancy Robbins on 3/25/19 6:37 AM

"Embracing the Heart, Mind, and Spirit of Transracial Adoption"

The reFRAMED Podcast team was thrilled to have Author & International Speaker On Transracial Adoption, Rhonda Roorda, as our special guest for Episode 3.

reFRAMED Host, Emily Morehead, along with coworker, Lindsay Garrett, talk with Rhonda about how children of color who are adopted by white families can honor their culture and embrace their culture.

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Topics: Gladney University, Education, reFRAMED Podcast, Attachment, Transracial Adoption

Podcast Guest Marshall Lyles on reFRAMED

Posted by Nancy Robbins on 3/11/19 12:00 AM

"Lean In"

On Episode 2 of the reFRAMED Podcast, our guest, Marshall Lyles, LPC-S, LMFT-S, RPT-S, EMDRIA Approved Consultant, had a wonderful conversation about mindful parenting and attachment. It's about taking a breath and being in the moment in order to have mindful awareness of what's needed for your child.

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Topics: Gladney University, Education, reFRAMED Podcast, Attachment, Mindful Parenting

ReFraming Grief

Posted by Nancy Robbins on 3/4/19 8:15 AM

"We Can't Fix Grief"

Mary Kathryn Nader, LPC, and Emily Morehead, LPC have a conversation about grief in the first episode of the podcast reFRAMEDGrief over a death; a loss of culture through an international adoption; a loss of a birth child through placing a child for adoption; a loss of caretakers and family life as we know it through removal by Child Protection Services.

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Topics: Education, reFRAMED Podcast, Grief & Loss

Use Side Hustles To Pay For Adoption

Posted by Nancy Robbins on 11/20/18 7:06 PM

We know the process of adopting is stressful and we want to provide as many ways as possible to help you pay for your adoption. One way to raise money for your adoption fee is to find a side hustle.  Many don’t require a large starting investment or even expect a specialized skill-set; however, they have the potential to put a little money toward your adoption in your spare time.

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Topics: Adoption Finance

AmazonSmile & Gladney Center for Adoption

Posted by Nancy Robbins on 7/16/18 6:50 AM

You can support Gladney while you shop! Whether you're buying groceries, gifts, books, clothes, or more AmazonSmile provides you the opportunity to give back to Gladney.

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Topics: Support

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