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Answers for the Family - Radio Show

Answers for the Family - Radio Show brings answers and options to raising children today and in our constantly changing future. Our guests address issues such as: teens in crisis, family crisis intervention, runaways, self defense, education, building self-esteem, dealing with addictions and international parental abduction. Answers for the Family- is a platform dedicated to getting these important messages out and promoting those individuals, institutions and programs that are making a positive difference in the lives of families and teens around the world. If one teen headed down the wrong path, turns around and becomes a productive member of our society because of our show, we will feel - Answers for the Family - has been a great success

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Answers for the Family : Substance Abuse Treatment : December 21, 2009

SPECIAL GUEST: Davee Chandler, LCSW, Clinical DirectorAllen and Davee Chandler guide listeners through the maze of substance abuse recovery, while helping teens rediscover what is most important to them.They will also discuss Davee’s position with BACA (Bikers against Child Abuse) and what BACA is doing around the world to empower children who have been victims of child abuse.

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16 Mar 2010

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Answers for the Family : Chaos to Connection - 9 Hart Centered Essentals for Parents

SPECIAL GUEST: Dave Herz, M.A., Director of Therapeutic Services, President & Founder; and Michael Behmer, M.A., Director or Product and Media DevelopmentAfter over a decade of working with thousands of families, Vive brings the Vive model of parenting and family healing to thousands of more families through our innovative product Chaos to Connection.

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16 Mar 2010

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Answers for the Family : Teen Voices : January 1, 2010

SPECIAL GUEST: Jenny Amory, Executive Director of Teen VoicesAllen and Jenny Amory from Teen Voices discuss their intensive journalism mentoring and leadership development program for teen girls whose mission is to support and educate teen girls to amplify their voices and create social change through media.Through its program, teen girls create Teen Voices and Teen Voices Online, two internationally distributed print and online social justice magazines reaching 45,000 readers and receiving 88,000 visitors from 177 countries annually.Written by, for, and about teen girls, Teen Voices is positive, powerful, and empowering, amplifying teen girls’ real voices in a world filled with too much media focused on what girls look like – not what they think.

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16 Mar 2010

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Answers for the Family : Unlock Your Educational Potential : January 18, 2010

SPECIAL GUEST: Jeff HaigAllen’s guest, Jeff Haig, reveals the key strategies and principles successful students use to ensure their success, despite a sometimes considerably compromised background.According to Dr. Brian Haig and Jeff Haig, what it ultimately comes down to is having the right mindset and taking the right action in your everyday pursuit to accomplish your educational goals.

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16 Mar 2010

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Answers for the Family : Raising Healthy Kids - Inside and Out : December 14, 2009

SPECIAL GUEST: Dr. Sari Shepphird, Licensed Clinical PsychologistThroughout life there are bumps along the road. Dr. Shepphird and Allen will identify the emotional triggers during the critical teens years, such as distress, anxiety, fear and sadness that may translate into live-long physical and mental disorders.In addition, they will discuss Dr. Shepphird’s newest book - 100 Questions and Answers About Anorexia Nervosa - in which parents will find a complete guide to understanding the causes, warning signs, and diagnosis of anorexia, and includes practical suggestions on how to help their kids who may be suffering from anorexia, as well as the available treatment options.

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16 Mar 2010

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Answers for the Family : Understanding the High Functioning Alcoholic : Janary 4, 2010

SPECIAL GUEST: Sarah Allen BentonChallenges the stereotype of the “skid-row” alcoholic Sarah Allen Benton and Allen lift the veil on alcoholics who believe they can hide behind their external successes. Benton’s book - Understanding the High Functioning Alcoholic - is intended to inform the audience that being successful professionally or personally and being an alcoholic are not mutually exclusive.

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16 Mar 2010

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Answers for the Family : Reading is Forever : January 11, 2010

SPECIAL GUEST: Cathy Miller, The Literacy AmbassadorReading can be fun, powerful and practical according to our Guest, Cathy Miller, explores with Allen her most recent national program to promote parent involvement in their children’s education through “literacy”.In addition to the launch of her United School Preparedness Initiative (Fun Learning Moments™), she is authoring books for parents and educators on early literacy, and conducting a national research study on at-home reading.

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16 Mar 2010

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Answers for the Family : There are no Perpect Parents : November 23, 2009

SPECIAL GUEST: Vanessa Van Petten, Author and YouthologistVanessa Van Petten is one of the nation’s youngest experts on parenting and youth. She wrote her parenting book from the teen’s perspective, called -You’re Grounded!, when she was just 17. After becoming a judge for the Mom’s Choice Awards and launching her popular parenting blog, she is now on a national speaking tour, reaching out to both parents and teenagers talking about what young people really wish adults knew about them.

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16 Mar 2010

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Answers for the Family : Teens, Changing Bodies, Raging Hormones & More : December 7, 2009

SPECIAL GUEST: Nurse Barb Dehn, RN, MS, NP, Nurse Practitioner, Award-winning Author and a nationally recognized health expert Nurse Barb, who is a frequent health expert on ABC TV’s View from the Bay in San Francisco. She has appeared on CNN, Good Morning America Now and NBC’s iVillageLive. She wrote and published a series of innovative and award-winning women’s health guides know as “Blue Orchid Guides” which have been used by millions of women across the country.

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16 Mar 2010

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Answers for the Family : Dangerous Or Safe? : February 8, 2010

SPECIAL GUEST: Dr. Cara Natterson, Pediatric Doctor and and Parenting ExpertThere is little doubt that children today face unprecedented dangers. Dr. Natterson joins Allen in a most enlightening discussion about what parents actually need to worry about. Dr. Natterson sets the records straight for parents regarding what is safe for their children to put in and on their bodies…Science-based and presented in an easy to understand manner. Her book “Dangerous and Safe?” focuses on educating parents about what foods and products might endanger their children.

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16 Mar 2010

Rank #10