THE PLAYGROUNDgr is proud to bring you a PODCAST about PLAY. We started our podcast journey through the Playground Chat, and were proud to be heard around the world! We see the value in continuing to share the value of play and it's impact on emotional health. We are thrilled to have guests sharing their own experiences with play in THEIR world as we explore the emotional benefits play brings to children through host Jacqueline Scherer, a licensed clinical social worker and community advocate.
Tune into The PLAYGROUNDgr Podcast tomorrow as we explore Anxiety and Play with Special Guest Megan Bowman.
Who is Megan?
Megan is a "Mother of two active boys, wife and business woman. Owner of Bad Moms Social Club - Grand Rapids, bringing empowered women together with networking, events, and fun." Megan is "always creating a positive and supportive environment for all the women out there!"
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The PLAYGROUNDgr welcomes Kristy Dayson.
"I’m Licensed Mater Social Worker and certified School Social Worker. I am also the mom of a wonderful teenage son who is on the Autism Spectrum. I am also a citizen of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians. I was previously an ABA Technician working with children on the Autism Spectrum and Home-Based Therapist working with children and families who are experiencing significant ment...
Who better to join the PLAYGROUNDgr Podcast this Friday morning then the brilliant, thoughtful and world changer, Mrs. Jordan Ebanaya.
Jordan is the thought-provoking voice of FatBlackChick, a collection of online content that challenges racial conditioning and promotes systemic and individual awareness and evolution. She is a secular humanist, student of yoga, academic researcher and educator, and Detroit native. She leads a busy ...
THE PLAYGROUND GR presents a FEELINGS series, focusing on BIG feelings and Play. Today we focused on ANGER. Anger, aggression and BIG tantrums can be VERY DIFFICULT TO MANGE! Learn more about how and why as we unpack ANGER in this mornings THE PLAYGROUNDgr Podcast with returning and special guest, Alison Viebrock.
The facts: "Anger starts with our amygdala stimulating our hypothalamus" and likely impacts our prefrontal cotex. It is...
Join me in welcoming Jilian Rakow, a Licensed Professional Counselor who owns her own practice as well as subcontracting through Counseling Center of West Michigan. Jilian Is dual certified as an Equine Specialist and a Mental Health specialist through the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association. ( EAGALA) After a 20+ year career as an American Sign Language Interpreter Jilian returned to school as an adult and comple...
Join the PLAYGROUNDgr Podcast as Jacqueline Scherer and career women and amazing Mom, Alison Viebrock explore the limitations one may feel when bringing play into their world. The emotional, mental and physical benefits of play are clear, but what if you don't have the time? What if you don't know how? What if you don't want to? We have solutions..... But first, who is Alison? Alison has over 18 years of leadership experience...
THE PLAYGROUNDgr presents, "1000 hours Outside" with amazing guest, Tori Szubinski. Tori is a stay at home Mom to three boys, coach and recess monitor extraordinaire. She has devoted the last 7 years to blasting sterotypes about what it means to be a Stay at Home Mom through her hands on approach to parenting, play and community advocacy. Tori opens her home and heart to the Grand Rapids community, inviting all in to play. Join us ...
Today we welcome our special guest, Tara Gwamna, a community leader and Mom. Tara is Director of Family Engagement at the Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative. Tara has over 5 years of experience working in early childhood education. She has a bachelor's degree in family studies and psychology from Central Michigan University (Fire Up!) and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Southern California.
Join me as THE PLAYGROUNDgr checks in on caregivers working towards making the Winter holidays a little less stressful for the children in their homes. #theplaygroundgr #play4thehealthofit
LET'S TALK ABOUT PLAY! We practice what we preach, playing in the Scherer home! Join me in welcoming THE PLAYGROUNDGR PODCAST'S 1st guest, Shane Scherer. Shane is a foster parent, parent, purple heart recipient and my husband. Together, we are conquering this amazing journey of play in our home! Join us as we share our tips, tricks and ways we love to play. Now go, go, go and PLAY!
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