• In this week’s episode of Fostering Change Rob Scheer talks with Rita Soronen, President & CEO of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. Rita is a national non-profit public charity executive with extensive national experience in fundraising, grantmaking, strategic planning and organizational management and program growth. Children's social justice issues are always a focus while providing a business environment of accountability and excellence in finance management, marketing, communications, governance and planning on their behalf.

    Story Key Notes:

    🖐️ Who does DTFA Serve? 

    🖐️ What does Scaled Mean? 

    🖐️ More than 11,000+ children have been Adopted from the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids program

    🖐️ Why are Youth Lingering in Foster Care?

    🖐️ DTFA is Celebrating 30 Years as a Foundation

    You can find out more about Rita by visiting:

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DaveThomasFoundationforAdoption

    Instagram: @dtfa

    Twitter: @dtfa

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  • In this week’s episode of Fostering Change Rob Scheer talks with Leigh Anne Tuohy, Foster Care advocate, Motivational Speaker, NY Times Best Selling author and Interior Designer. Leigh Anne is an interior designer by trade, but her heartbeat is advocating for children at risk of slipping through the cracks of society.  Leigh Anne and her husband Sean live in Memphis, TN. They are the proud parents of daughter Collins, and sons Michael and Sean, Jr.

    Story Key Notes:

    🖐️ Forever Family Friday

    🖐️ Build a Community that Inspires You. Surround Yourself with Others that Want to Make a Difference.

    🖐️ Take Action! Purposefully! Get Out of your Comfort Zone. There’s no Overnight Success Story!

    You can find out more about Leigh Anne by visiting:

    Facebook: @LeighAnneTuohy

    Instagram: @LeighAnneTuohy

    Twitter: @LeighAnneTuohy

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  • In this week’s episode of Fostering Change Rob Scheer talks with Audra O’Neil.Audra is an author, widow, and mother of twin thirteen year-old boys. Her husband Chad died in November of 2105, five months after being diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma. Being a reading and writing teacher and coach, Audra felt called to use the gift of writing to share her journey through the pitfalls and trials of young widowhood.

    After meeting other young widows, and absorbing their stories, Audra has found a reservoir of strength from which to draw. She is hoping to support others like herself through her newly published book, At the Helm: The Young Widow’s Journey from Struggle to Strength. Audra would like her book to act as a beacon of hope for those who are reaching out for a hand to hold, a story to relate to, and a pathway back towards strength and happiness.

    Story Key Notes:

    🖐️ Building Rituals for Kids/Families who have Experienced Loss

    🖐️ Giving Kids Choices After Loss

    🖐️ Posttraumatic Growth and How Struggle can Lead to Growth, Resilience, and Strength

    You can find out more about Audra by visiting:

    Facebook : Facebook.com/oneilatthehelm

    Instagram: Instagram.com/audraoneil/

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  • In this week’s episode of Fostering Change, Rob Scheer talks with Richard Valenza. Richard is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Raise A Child Inc., the nationwide leader in the recruitment, retention and support of LGBTQ+ and all prospective parents interested in building loving families for children in foster care™. In its eleven-year history, RaiseAChild has served more than 35,000 prospective and current foster and foster-to-adopt parents across the United States.

    In establishing RaiseAChild, Rich has drawn on 30 years’ success in marketing and development for major television networks, international apparel brands, and nonprofit organizations. Today, Valenza continues to use his expertise in working with leading national corporations and regional businesses to form strategic partnerships with community service agencies and organizations to build upon RaiseAChild’s strength and influence.

    Story Key Notes:

    🖐️ A different approach to Helping Children and Youth in Foster Care

    🖐️ Communicating the Needs of Children Through Strategic Marketing and Messaging.

    🖐️ Compassion through Lived Experience.

    You can find out more about Richard by visiting:

    Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/RaiseAChild

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/RaiseAChild/

    IG: https://www.instagram.com/raiseachild/?hl=en

    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/raiseachild/

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  • In this week’s episode of Fostering Change Rob Scheer talks with Chris Simonsen , CEO at Orangewood Foundation. Chris spent many years of his career in various financial executive roles in the for-profit world.  Fifteen years ago, he made a significant “life decision” by accepting the CFO position at a small nonprofit in Orange County, CA called Orangewood Foundation.  This became one of the best decisions he has ever made.

    Orangewood Foundation supports teens and young adults in Orange County, California.  Many of them have either spent time in the foster care system, are struggling with homelessness or are survivors of human trafficking or have experienced all these situations.  The foundation strives to support them so they can achieve the life that THEY envision for themselves.

    Story Key Notes:

    🖐️ Orangewood Foundation Supports Teens and Young Adults in Orange County

    🖐️ You Cannot Solve the Youth Homelessness Crisis by Solely Building More Housing Units

    🖐️ The Work Done with Teens and Young Adults must be done through a “Trauma-Informed Lens”

    You can find out more about Chris by visiting:

    Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/orangewoodfoundation

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/orangewoodfdn#

    IG: https://www.instagram.com/orangewoodfoundation/

    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/orangewoodfoundation/mycompany/

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  • In this week’s episode of Fostering Change, Rob Scheer talks with Julie and David Bulitt. Julie and David have been married for more than 35 years and have four daughters, two of whom are biological, and two adopted, and three grandchildren. Together, Julie and David are the authors of the award-winning book, The 5 Core Conversations for Couples, relationship coaches and speakers. 

    Story Key Notes:

    🖐️ Overview of 5 core conversations - what are they, why couples need to communicate in these areas

    🖐️ Focus on parenting (one of the core conversations is titled “Parents and partners”)

    🖐️ Can share our own story – adoption, raising child with mental health/behavioral issues, addiction, etc.

    You can find out more about Julie and David by visiting:

    Facebook : @thebulitts

    Twitter: @thebulitts

    IG: @Thebulitts

    YouTube Channel - The Bulitts

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  • In this week’s episode of Fostering Change Rob Scheer talks with Einat Nathan.Einat started a small, weekly magazine column in Israel based on the concept that the classic parenting method of being a “know-it-all expert” doesn’t resonate with children, and that while the parent-child relationship is not an equal relationship, it is a relationship where the value of equality should be present. Einat shared personal parenting struggles, from screen time arguments to how to suggest dieting to your kids (hint: don’t), along with how she solved these issues. The column eventually grew into a cultural phenomenon and a #1 bestselling book in Israel.


    Now translated into English, MY EVERYTHING: The Parent I Want to Be, The Children I Hope to Raise provides a fresh, more millennial, relationship-based approach to parenting strategy. MY EVERYTHING is a rare mix of professional advice and intimate personal exposure that explores how to understand that your children are doing what they are doing in order to grow and develop, and how to release your expectations from them for the sake of their liberty to be who they are.

    Story Key Notes:

    🖐️ Often, in the name of good parenting, parents remove obstacles that are a necessary part of children’s growth and development.

    🖐️ Quality time isn’t measured by time but by quality

    🖐️ Gradually, food makes its way into the emotional realm—and the most painful thing about it is that it happens because that’s what we taught them.

    🖐️ One of the greatest challenges that faces every parent is humility.

    You can find out more about Einat by visiting:

    Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/einat.nathan.parenting

    Twitter - @EinatNathan

    Instagram - https://instagram.com/einatnathan

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  • In this week’s episode of Fostering Change Rob Scheer talks with Anthony Trucks, Coach, Speaker, Author, Former NFL, CEO at Identity Shift. Anthony is an experienced president with a demonstrated history of working in the health wellness and fitness industry. Strong business development professional skilled in Athlete Development, Coaching, Sales, Football, and Event Management.

    Key Story Notes: 

    🖐️The Six Types of Failure: Learn how to stop placing importance on fear of failing and learn instead to reframe failures as you learn when you fail forward. 

    🖐️The Difference Between Healthy Guilt and Unhealthy Guilt: It has the power to push you to become the version of yourself.

    🖐️Identity Shift: How to make a life change to find your true identity

    You can find out more about Anthony by visiting:

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AnthonyTrucks/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/AnthonyTrucks

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/anthonytrucks/

    Author Website: https://anthonytrucks.com/

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  • In this week’s episode of Fostering Change Rob Scheer talks with Brittany Burcham . Brittany has been an emergency and respite foster parent for teens in Birmingham, AL, since 2019. Last year, she started a TikTok called @fostertheteens and has since gained almost a MILLION FOLLOWERS on TikTok and Instagram. It was one of her teen fosters that pushed her to create her TikTok account, fostertheteens, last April in order to talk about what it's like to foster a teenager.

    Key Story Notes: 

    🖐️The Misconceptions of Fostering Teens,

    🖐️The Need for Families Willing to Foster Teens 

    🖐️The Difficulties Youth have Aging Out of Care.

    You can find out more about Brittany by visiting:

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fostertheteens/?hl=en

    Learn more at https://www.comfortcases.org/

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  • In this week’s episode of Fostering Change Rob Scheer talks with Kate Somerville and Maggie Linn. Kate Somerville, a trailblazing brand in the world of prestige skincare, has been healing skin and transforming lives for over two decades. With these core values in mind, the brand announced a long-term partnership with Foster Nation, an organization empowering foster youth aging out of the system to become the nation’s future leaders through career mentorship.

     Key Story Notes:

    🖐️The Kate Somerville x Foster Nation Partnership 

    🖐️How Maggie and Kate came together, their stories

    🖐️Why Foster Care is important to both of them and how people can support 

    You can find out more about Kate and Maggie by visiting:

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/katesomervilleskincare/

    Twitter: @thefosternation

    Instagram: @katesomervilleskincare // @thefosternation

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  • Maggy Krell is a legal trailblazer who has taken on impactful cases as a criminal prosecutor and human rights lawyer. She was a prosecutor for 15 years, serving as Supervising Deputy Attorney General in California and cross-designated as a Special Assistant United States Attorney. Her most notable accomplishments stem from her tireless efforts to combat human trafficking and protect and empower survivors, including her ground-breaking prosecution of the sex-trafficking website, Backpage.com. Krell also served as Chief Legal Counsel for Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California where she fought to protect and expand reproductive rights and access to healthcare. Krell currently runs her own practice providing legal support and impact strategy for survivors and non-profit organizations.

    In TAKING DOWN BACKPAGE, veteran prosecutor Maggy Krell tells the gripping behind-the-scenes story of leading the legal charge against Backpage.com, a website that claimed to be a marketplace for all manner of sales and connections, but truly had one money-making function: to accept advertisements for commercial sex, many of which featured sex trafficking victims who were forced or coerced into being on the site, including children. In doing so she describes a new and more just way of prosecuting human trafficking in the U.S. 

    In the book Krell does a masterful job of explaining sex trafficking in the United States and how the legal framework around it has evolved over the last 20 years. Dispelling popular myths about who human trafficking impacts and how it occurs, Krell zeroes in on the most vulnerable targets: children from poor neighborhoods who have suffered abuse in their own homes and then been failed by the child welfare system. Too often treated as criminals instead of victims, sexually exploited teenagers would formerly languish in the criminal justice system while their traffickers flew under the radar. And many in law enforcement struggled to recognize this larger pattern and the ways in which vulnerable teenagers—who were disproportionately girls and women of color—were being exploited and then punished. 


    🖐️ About Taking Down Backpackage

    🖐️ What Human Trafficking is, and Who is Affected by it

    🖐️ Why it’s so Difficult for Men and Women Who are Trafficked to Get Out of “The Life”

    🖐️ Why it’s Difficult for Law Enforcement to Find Traffickers and Bring Them to Justice

    🖐️ How Maggy’s Work in the Case Against Backpage.com Illustrates How this Can be Done, and Why it Can and Should be a Model Moving Forward

    You can find out more about Maggy by visiting:

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/maggy.krell

    Instagram: https://twitter.com/maggykrell

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  • Kristina Lowenstein is the co-founder and executive director of The Honeycomb Project. She was 13- years-old when she landed her first job making dip cones at an ice cream shop. After many more years, and a few more jobs, she shifted her focus to the nonprofit sector where she worked for organizations such as The Field Museum and 2016 Chicago Olympic Bid. Kristina studied Political Science as an undergrad at NYU and attended Northwestern University’s Kellogg Executive Scholars program. She is a 2017 Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow.

    The Honeycomb Project is one of few organizations in the county focused on family volunteering. Since 2011, more than 30,000 volunteers have participated in programs, making a difference in the lives of millions of residents in the Chicago area. And more recently, 2,000 kids and parents across the country participated in our Honeycomb at Home program, which provides educational resources and creative ideas to spark change from the kitchen table.

    Volunteering as a family connects kids with complex issues through personal experience. We are opening their eyes to the realities of our society and helping them understand how to make a difference and why to take action.

    Story Key Notes:

    🖐️What is The Honeycomb Project and Why is it so Necessary?

    🖐️What are the Benefits of Volunteering as a Family?

    🖐️How Do You Appeal to Kids with Different Interests?

    🖐️How Can People Participate in Honeycomb’s Volunteer Efforts Outside of Chicago?

    🖐️How Does The Honeycomb Project Fund its Work?

    You can find out more about Kristina by visiting:

    Facebook: @HoneycombProject

    Instagram: @Honeycombproject

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  • John Barlow

    John is a success story, from a Foster Care perspective. He spent a short period of time in Foster Care as a baby and was adopted by parents that provided an excellent life. He grew up in various states around the country and had incredible experiences from every location. He started his career in a sales capacity at a few different companies and then started VIDA Tequila with his wife, Lisa Barlow, in the early 2000's. Along with VIDA, they have started additional companies including Fresh Wolf - which they created alongside their two sons, Jack (17) and Henry (10). John and Lisa wanted their boys to understand what it takes to create and run a business as well as give back to their community. Jack created the give-back program associated with Fresh Wolf which involves donating a 2-in-1 shampoo/body wash with every product purchase.

    Outside of work, John loves being active including playing various sports, mountain biking and especially hiking in the mountains with Lisa. He also enjoys watching Jack and Henry play basketball and helps out where he can.  

    Jack Barlow

    Jack is a wonderful kid with a huge heart. Jack is the reason Fresh Wolf came to be - asking his parents if they could help create a men's grooming product line with him. He is currently in 11th grade focusing on going to college after graduation. He is taking college-level business classes, involved with FBLA and also DECA. His goals include either playing basketball for Duke University or going to college in Miami. He has always had an innate business savvy and a keen understanding on how businesses work. Jack is known by many to have created business plans on post-it notes and white boards at the early age of 4. He is continuously coming up with ways to promote Fresh Wolf on his many social media platforms. Jack is known throughout his school and community as someone who makes everyone feel welcome. You will likely find him introducing himself to new students and inviting them to participate in whatever activity he has going on.  

    Story Key Notes:

    🖐️The Inspiration for Fresh Wolf 

    🖐️The Impact the Business has had on Foster Care in Utah 

    🖐️What is Coming for the Business

    You can find out more about John and Jack by visiting:

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/freshwolfproducts

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/freshwolfmen

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/freshwolfproducts/

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  • Hearts of Gold, a nonprofit organization with a mission and purpose of supporting and

    empowering homeless single mothers in the New York area and mostly from a domestic

    violence background to reclaim their lives. Homeless mothers struggle every day to overcome

    the key elements that define poverty - limited access to education, social discrimination, and

    lack of participation in the decision-making processes that govern their lives.


    Deborah started her career as a fashion model, then worked extensively as a stylist before

    opening her upscale women's French boutique, Noir et Blanc in Manhattan in 1989. She

    graduated from New York University with a Bachelor of Arts, and is a wife and the mother of two



    Since its first day of operation the mission of Hearts of Gold has been to transform the lives of

    marginalized single mothers—primarily women of color and immigrants. A large percentage of

    the mothers are victims of domestic violence who have been neglected by family and society,

    rendering them alone and frightened with shatteringly low self-esteem. With focused emotional

    and physical support, education and occupational training, these mothers can and will become

    economically self-sufficient and lead happy, healthy and productive lives.


    So far, Hearts of Gold has positively impacted the lives of over 34,475 homeless and very

    low-income single mothers and their children and counting.


    Over the years Deborah has assembled a broad and a diverse, motivated group of supporters.

    Friends, volunteers and business associates from the New York Metropolitan area and around

    the globe have stepped up and joined forces with Deborah to make Hearts of Gold the vehicle

    of change that it is today.

    Story Notes:

    🖐️ Deborah Koenigsberger’s Background

    🖐️ About Hearts of Gold Organization

    🖐️ Hearts of Gold’s Mission

    🖐️ The Vehicle of Change

    🖐️ What We've Accomplished

    You can find out more about Deborah by visiting:

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/heartsofgoldnyc 

    Instagram: @heartsofgoldnyc and @thriftyhognyc

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  • A native of Tacoma, Washington, Jamerika Haynes-Lewis has more than ten years of experience as a journalist and advocate for children in foster care. While growing up in foster care, Jamerika was determined to have a different life than the one she experienced. She put herself through college earning a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Washington State University.

    As the owner of Clever Jam Communications, Jamerika offers strategic communications guidance, motivational speaking, and facilitation. Currently she is USA Ambassador Ms. 2021 through the USA Ambassador Pageant. Her platform is ‘A Chance to Succeed: Empowering Youth in Foster Care.’

    Story Key Notes: 

    🖐️November is National Adoption Month, let's discuss the children who need homes 

    🖐️What we can do as community members to help families who are vulnerable to ending up in the system,

    🖐️What I plan to do/have done with my reign as USA Ambassador Ms. 2021

    You can find out more about Jamerika by visiting:

    Facebook: Clever Jam Communications | Facebook

    Twitter: (@CleverJamComms) / Twitter

    Instagram: (@jamerika_b) • Instagram photos and videos

    Author Website: www.cleverjam.com 

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  • Leslie Gang (maiden name Reis) was born and raised in Long Island New York, where she currently resides with her husband Jason and children Alexandra and Simon. She graduated from Boston University in 2007 with a double major in Communications (specialization in Public Relations) and Jewish Studies. Leslie has worked in the admissions and marketing field of the nonprofit sector for more than 14 years and is currently the Director of Admissions and Communications at the Brandeis School in Lawrence, NY. Leslie is also the co-founder of Hindi’s Libraries, an international literary nonprofit that donates new and gently used children’s books all over the world. “Everyone has the ability to do good, we just need the willpower to make it so.” Leslie can be reached at leslie@hindislibraries.com  

    Story Key Notes:

    🖐️ How/Why we became an org

    🖐️ What we've accomplished

    🖐️ What we'd love to see happen/goals (and the needs to get there) 

    You can find out more about Leslie and the Hindi’s Libraries by visiting:

    Facebook @hindislibraries

    Twitter @hindislibraries

    Instagram @hindislibraries

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  • Children’s Action Network (CAN) uses the power of the entertainment community to increase awareness about children’s issues and make them a top priority in everyday life.


    CAN is currently dedicated to raising awareness about and finding homes for the more than 100,000 children in foster care in the United States who are waiting for an adoptive family and improving outcomes for the more than 400,000 children in foster care.

    FosterMore is an unparalleled coalition of media and entertainment companies, foundations, non-profits, businesses and philanthropic organizations working to create greater understanding, empathy, and action to improve the future of youth in foster care.

    Story Key Notes:

    🖐️What are the missions of Children’s Action Network and FosterMore?

    🖐️Why changing perceptions of foster youth is so important

    🖐️How and why you can become involved in the lives of foster youth

    You can find out more about jennifer by visiting:








    Children's Action Network


    Children's Action Network/FosterMore Website



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  • Jess is the Director of Crisis Services at the National Runaway Safeline. In this role, she oversees the day-to-day operations of the Crisis Services Center and its associated data collection and reporting systems. She supervises all members of the crisis services team to ensure consistent and effective delivery of services offered to youth who have run away, are experiencing homelessness, and/or are in crisis, and their families. Each year, the National Runaway Safeline makes more than 125,000 connections to help and hope through hotline, online and offline services. Prior to joining the National Runaway Safeline, Jess served as the District Homeless Liaison for the Anoka-Hennepin School District.

    November was National Runaway Prevention Month, a public awareness campaign designed to shine a light on the experiences of runaway and homeless youth that too often remain invisible. It is also an opportunity to spotlight the resources available to support youth in crisis throughout the nation. As part of the campaign, individuals, organizations and the National Runaway Safeline host educational and awareness-building events, such as the NRPM Lunch & Learn Series, throughout the month. For more information and to join the effort, visit 1800RUNAWAY.org.

    Key Notes:

    🖐️How extensive is the runaway and homeless youth crisis in our country?

    🖐️What are some factors that put a young person at risk of experiencing homelessness?

    🖐️Do you feel there may be specific reasons youth in the foster care system would reach out to the National Runaway Safeline for support?

    🖐️What are some of the top issues driving youth to contact your Crisis Services Center?

    🖐️How can we help prevent youth from running away from home or becoming homeless (living on the streets, staying in shelters, couch surfing, sleeping in cars, etc.)?

    You can find out more about Jessica by visiting:

    Facebook: @1800RUNAWAY

    Twitter: 1800RUNAWAY

    Instagram: @1800RUNAWAY

    Website: 1800RUNAWAY.org

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  • Johnny Agar, born with cerebral palsy and told he would never walk, overcame the odds to participate in long-distance endurance races with his dad pushing him, until the final mile when he walks across the finish line. Previously featured on ESPN and The Today Show, Johnny is making his highly-anticipated book debut this fall that is a testament to the power of extraordinary courage titled The Impossible Mile: The Power In Living Life One Step at a Time (Dexterity, September 21, 2021).

    Johnny’s story shows the impact of a life lived to its fullest, from the first difficult steps in training, to becoming a brand ambassador for global apparel company Under Armour. He now serves as an inspiration for not only other professional athletes, but for anyone facing their own impossible mile. This brilliant book debut encourages readers to walk a mile in Johnny’s shoes, and realize, as Johnny did, you never walk alone, and anything is possible, if you’ll just take on life one step at a time.


    Written with his mom, Becki, The Impossible Mile shares valuable life lessons, sometimes with a bit of humor, that are sure to inspire with the wisdom, maturity, and determination of Johnny, who candidly shares stories of his family’s strength in weakness, hope in the midst of heartache, and joy in spite of seemingly impossible obstacles.

    Key Takeaways:

    🖐️How a young man with cerebral Palsy became an internationally recognized athlete.

    🖐️How the Agar family banded together to help Johnny walk his first “Impossible Mile.”

    🖐️What Johnny hopes readers take away from his new book The Impossible Mile.


    You can find out more about Johnny & Becki by visiting:

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JohnnyAgarOfficial

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/officialjohnny_agar/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/_TeamAgar / https://twitter.com/agar_john

    Websites: https://www.teamagar.com/ / http://johnnyagar.org/

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  • On this special episode of Fostering Change, we welcome Dr. Gail Saltz., M.D.  Rob Scheer, host of Fostering Change and founder of Comfort Cases, interviews Dr. Saltz about a very personal topic: R.A.D.  Reactive Attachment Disorder. Why is this personal?  One of Rob’s sons has been diagnosed with R.A.D. and he and his husband Reece have to deal with all of the issues regarding RAD on a daily basis.

    Rob and Dr. Saltz further delve into other mental health issues and treatments for them, as well as other fascinating issues about the brain.

    Dr. Saltz is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry with The New York Presbyterian Hospital and psychoanalyst at The New York Psychoanalytic Institute, best known for her work as a relationship, family, emotional wellbeing, and mental health/wellness contributor in the media where she frequently shares her expertise and commentary on the mental health aspects of current issues and news. Dr. Saltz is the author of numerous books and makes regular appearances on national media, including The Today Show, Oprah, Good Morning America, CNN, 20/20 and more.

    Key Takeaways:

    🖐️What is R.A.D.  Reactive Attachment Disorder

    🖐️Fascinating issues about the brain

    🖐️Mental health issues and treatments for them

    You can find out more about Dr. Gail by visiting:

    Facebook https://www.facebook.com/GailSaltz

    Twitter https://twitter.com/DrGailSaltz

    Author Website https://drgailsaltz.com

    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/GailSaltzMD

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