Foster Care Institute of Radio and Video
Parent Factors Radio with host Dr. John DeGarmo
Randi Fine, Life Counselor, sits down with Dr. John and talks about Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Click HERE.
Have a problem with bullying? What are you doing now to help stop bullying? Ron Shuali shares how to combat bullying in today's world. Click HERE
Dr. Craig Wiener, author of Parenting Your Child with ADHD: A No-nonsense Guide for Nurturing Self-reliance and Cooperation. Click HERE.
Sharon Elliot, author of Raising Boys to be like Jesus, sits down with Dr. John and discusses Christian parenting. Click HERE.
Author Clark Burbridge shares what it's like parenting in a blended family. Click HERE.
As a parent, you need all the sleep you can get. Yet, what if you are having trouble sleeping? Sleep expert Lacey Davis shares tips on how to get the best night's sleep. Click HERE.
Want to know the Secrets to creating everlasting love? Lori Ann Davis, Certified Relationship Specialist, shares how. Click HERE.
Rosalind Sedacca, CLC will share her insights and advice about choices and decisions parents make that can adversely affect their children during and long after a divorce. Click HERE.
Dr. Dion Metzger shares why children today are being over medicated, and shares with Dr. John how the problem is affecting today's children. Click HERE.
Leon Scott Baxter, author of Secrets of Safety-Net Parenting and the founder of SafetyNetters.com. Click HERE.
Dr. Joannie Connell, author of Flying WIthout a Helicopter: How to Prepare Young People for Work and Life. Click HERE.
Roger Whitney is THE Retirement Answer Man shares how to get on the path of retirement that you want in life. Click HERE.
Lisa Hein discusses how parenting can be strengthened by faith. Click HERE.
Brad Baldridge shares how to be stress free when sending your children to college. Click HERE.
Alfred Poor, the author of 7 Success Secrets That Every College Student Needs to Know! talks about how today's parents can help their kids pay for college. Click HERE.
Is it important for kids to learn the importance of giving? Barb Royal of Kids Can Give Too shares why children need to learn how to give. Click HERE.
Can humor and magic help parenting? Jed Dohterty explains how it can on Parent Factors. Click HERE.
Jason Kriedman, founder of Dudes to Dads, shares what it takes to be a good father and positive role model to today's children. Click HERE.
Dr. Sue Cornbluth sits down with Dr. John and shares tips on how to help a family during the difficult time of divorce. Click HERE.
Sleep expert Dr. Robert Rosenberg shares with Dr. John how a good night's sleep is so very important for a child. Click HERE.
Bob Lancer, the author of Parenting With Love, Without Anger Or Stress sits down with Dr. John. Click HERE.
Wayne Jones, author of Great Parenting Skills for Navigating Your Kid's Personality, discusses how parents can focus on a child's personality in a posivite fashion. Click HERE.
Certified Parent Coach Samantha Moe sits down with Dr. John and talks about her step-by-step approach to dramatically reduce defiance and disrespect and re-establish confidence and authority. Click HERE.
Sharron Cosby the author of Praying for Your Addicted Loved One: 90 in 90. shares her experiences of her son having gone through 18 years as a drug addict. Click HERE.
Kathy Taberner and Kirsten Siggins, the authors of The Power of Curiosity: How to Have Real Conversations share how curiosity can create better understanding between parents and children. Click HERE.
Dr. Kathy Gruver, author of Journey of Healing, talks about how to heal from stress and exhaustion. Click HERE.
John Devine shares about his time as a foster child, and how he uses that to help children today. Click HERE.
Carl David discusses how suicide affects a family. Click HERE.
Christy Monson, Marriage and Family Therapist. Click HERE.
Super Father, Scott Ortis. Listen to his story of inspiration. Click HERE.
Dr. Jamie Schwandt, author and alumni. Click HERE.
Author and Attorney Nancee Tomlinson. Click HERE.
Shellie Nichol, foster parent, minister, author, and grief counselor. Click HERE.
Anne Evans, author of What's a Foster Family? Click HERE.
Yasmin Mistry, director and producer of the movie Feeling Wanted. Click HERE.
Authors of the book The Kinship Parenting Toolbox. Click HERE.
Ashley Rhodes-Courter, author of Three Little Words. Click HERE.
Holly Schlaack of the Invisible Kid's Project. Click HERE.
Hank Marotske, Director of Development and Public Relations for PATH, Inc. Click HERE.
Madeleine Melcher and Rachel Garlinghouse, authors of the book Encouragement for the Adoption and Parenting Journey. Click HERE.
Tonya Ratcliff, Ex. Director of Pepper's Ranch. Click HERE.
Penelope Webster and Foster2Forever. Click HERE
Heather Stenner, Children's Recording Artist. Click HERE.
Susan Emfinger, Senior Consultant, Fostering Change Network. Click HERE.
Peggy Kirby, Executive Director of the Louisiana Foster and Adoptive Parent Association. Click HERE.
Travis Lloyd, foster care alumni, author, inspirational speaker. Click HERE.
Kellie Henderson, foster care alumni and activist. Click HERE.
Dr. Vivian Dorsett, foster care alumni and author. Click HERE.
Danielle Gletow of One Simple Wish. Click HERE.
Jules Czudar, author of We Have Your Daughter. Click HERE.
Shenandoah Chefalo, foster care alumni and author. Click HERE.
Melissa Groves, adoptive mother of 8 siblings from Foster Care. Click HERE.
Dr. Anita Alston Ellis, Foster care alumni, inspirational speaker and author. Click HERE.
Shalita O'Neal, Founder and Executive Director of Hope Forward, Inc. Click HERE.
Michelle Dettman, Director of Adoption Center of Hope, and host of the radio show The Adoption Answer Show. Click HERE.
Dr. Jamie Schwand, author, motivational speaker, foster caer alumni. Click HERE.
Mike Jacquart of Impact Training-Training for Foster Care. Click HERE.
Terri Jaggers, Director of Engagement and Adoption at Orphan Care Solutions. Click HERE.
Bruce Wagnitz, National Foster Care Registry and Executive Director at Our Fields of Hope Foundation.
Kim Combes, Children and Family Counseling/National Presentations.
Oct. 13: Dr. Sue Cornbluth, national trauma expert, author, and speaker.
Sept. 29: Victoria Smith-Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Trainer/Speaker.
Sept. 22: Demetrious Dargan-Foster Care Alumni and Advocatehttp://www.blogtalkradio.com
Sept. 15: Chris Chmielewski of Foster Focus http://www.blogtalkradio.com/drjohndegarmo/2014/09/15/foster-talk-with-dr-john
Sept. 8: Mark Anthony Garret-Foster Care Alumni and Inspirational Speaker.http://www.blogtalkradio.com/
August 25th:Josh Kroll of the North American Council on Adoptable Children.http://www.blogtalkradio.com/
August 18: Capri Cruz: Author, Speaker, and Foster Care Alumni. http://www.blogtalkradio.com
August 11th: Irene Clements-President of the National Foster Parent Association.http://www.blogtalkradio.com
August 4th: Esther Blazer Pilgrim-Author, Speaker, Foster Care Alumni.http://www.blogtalkradio.com
July 28th: Glenn Garvin of Royal Family Kidshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com
July 21: David Sharp of the National Foster Parent Association.
July 14: Larry Adams, foster care alumni, author, and advocate.http://www.blogtalkradio.com/
July 7: Travis Lloyd, foster care alumni, motivational speaker, and life coach http://www.blogtalkradio.com
June 23: Helen Hall Ramaglia, author and foster care alumni
June 16 Dawn Post-The Children's Law Center.http://www.blogtalkradio.com
June 9: Mark Amendola Executive Director of Perseus House, a youth and family home.http://www.blogtalkradio.com
June 2: RJ Sloke, motivational speaker and former foster child.http://www.blogtalkradio.com
May 26th: Casey Jones talks about her struggles with multiple personality disorder. authorhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com
May 19th: Dr. Lark Eshleman, a child and adolescent psychotherapist and columnist.http://www.blogtalkradio.com
May 12th: Karla Marie Williams, Speaker, Writer, and Advocate for Vulnerable Children. To listen, click below.
May 5th: Echo Garrett of The Orange Duffel Bag. To listen, click below.http://www.blogtalkradio.com
April 28th: Jennifer King of the Georgia CASA program. To listen, click below.http://www.blogtalkradio.com/
April 28th: Kim Hansel, editor of the magazine Fostering Families Today. To listen, click below.http://www.blogtalkradio.com
April 14th: Guest Call In and Question and Answer. To listen, click below.http://www.blogtalkradio.com
April 7th: Bill Hancock, CEO and founder of FaithBridge Foster Care.
March 24th: Ruth Kenega of the Michigan Association for Foster, Adoptive, and Kinship Parents.
March 17th: Dan Heimpel, editor of The Chronicle of Social Change.
March 10th. Pathway CEO and Founder Dan Johnson. To listen, click on the link.
Feb. 17th: Foster Parent Expert Sandra Kwesell talks about how to help children who have experience trauama in their lives. Click below to listen.http://www.blogtalkradio.com/drjo
Feb. 10th: Royal Family Kids CEO Wayne Tesch shares how the RFK summer camps help children in foster care each year. In 2013, over 7,000 foster children attended a week long summer camp. Click below to listen.
Jan. 27th. Former foster child Casandra Collins, CEO of Rick Rack, an organization that helps foster children by providing a thrift store. Find out how Casandra does it, and learn how you can do the same. Click below to listen.
Jan. 20: Dr. Kalyani Gopal is a child trauma expert. Click below to listen, also, and learn more about the dangers of foster children and sex trafficking, as well.
Jan. 13: Guest Call In and Question and Answer. To listen, click below.
Jan. 6: Dr. Greg Manning is a child psychologist, and expert in child trauma. To listen, click on the link.
Dec. 30th: Dr. Sue Cornbluth, national trauma expert, author, and speaker. To listen, click on the link.
Dec. 16th: Rhonda Sciortino, author of Succeed Because of What You've Been Through, is a former foster child and powerful speaker. To listen, click on the link.
Dec. 9th: Karyn Scott is the founder of Kids in a New Groove, an innovative non-profit that provides free weekly music mentoring for Texas youth in foster care. To listen, click on the link.
Dec. 2nd: Kim Hansel, editor of the magazine Fostering Families Today. To listen, click on the link.
Nov. 11th: :
Bruce Wagnitz, Executive
Director Our Fields of Hope Foundation. To listen, click on the link.
Nov. 4th: Chris Chmielewski, Owner/Editor and Creator of Foster Focus Magazine To listen, click on the link.
Monday, Oct. 28th: Davina Merritt. Former foster child and current author, speaker, and CEO of Fostering Hope for America. To listen, click on the link.
Monday, Oct. 21st: Irene Clements, president of the US based National Foster Parent Association. To listen, click on the
Foster Care 101 Video Series
Children in foster care often struggle with feelings of grief and loss during the holiday season. Here is a web interview Dr. DeGarmo did on this very topic with the University of South Florida. Simply click on the link to watch.
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