07/31/2011

Carla Wilson 8-9 PM

website: http://connectionprinciple.com, http://whatifimright.com/

Book: What If I’m Right?

Carla Wilson holds a Master of Social Work and is a corrections officer at a correctional facility in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She has coached inmates and their families for 19 years. In addition to being an author, Wilson is an inspirational speaker, guided meditation facilitator and life coach in jails, prisons, churches, and educational institutions. She also operates Connection Principle PLLC Empowerment Solutions.

Topics to be discussed tonight (time permitting):

1. What inspired you to write the book?

2. Can you share more of your philosophy?

3. What have been some of your challenges of your work?

4. What type of outcome are you looking forward to?

5. What have your coworkers thought about your book?

6. Have any inmates read your book, and what has been the response?

7. What is your favorite story in the book?

8. Why did you title the book, What If I’m Right?

9. Would you ever consider writing a follow up book?

10. It sounds like you have been up lifting and influencing individuals for years, what would you say your biggest dream is today?

11. How has this experience changed you?

12. What are some of the barriers in the criminal justice system in your opinion?

13. How has your community supported your efforts?
14. What are some of your most memorable quotes?
15. You recently took your book and story to Hollywood, tell us about the experience!
16. What do you mean when you say,  “I’m Living my Dream Behind Bars”?

17. Why do you think so many celebrities are going to jail these days?

18. Have you ever thought about how your life will change if and when your book becomes a major motion picture?

19. Share with the listeners what a Pitch-Fest is.

Related Links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Causes_and_correlates_of_crime

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Penology

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rehabilitation_(penology)

 

Woody Neal 8-9 PM

Woody Neal has been in law enforcement for 30 years, including federal, local, and state enforcement.  He has spent his last 20 years as a parole officer for the state of Indiana.

Topics to be discussed tonight (time permitting):

1. What tools does parole use to determine risk level?

2. What types of risk levels?

3. After determining risk how to supervise so parolees become  productive and law abiding

4. Types of treatment and supervision teams use for reentry.

5. What reasons what Parolees violate there parole Conditions.

 

Jane Simington 9-10 PM

website: www.takingflightinternational.com

Book: Setting the Captive Free: A guide for Soulful Change and Transformation

Dr. Jane Simington is often referred to as Dr. Jane, The Woman of Hope. Speaker, Author, professor and therapist, She challenges the current traditional talk therapy methods and says using them alone will not heal the deep soul pain festering beneath unhealed grief and trauma.

Topics to be discussed tonight (time permitting):

1. The incidence of suicide among American veteran is reported to be on an average 18 per day.  Can you discuss why these statistics might be so high, when suicide rates among serving military are not that high?

2. What are some things that actually happen to people who experience PTSD?

3. Why are these symptoms so troublesome?

4. In your book Setting the Captive Free you write about trauma memoires being processed through the brain’s right hemisphere rather than the left. Why is that important to understand in trauma work?

5. You have now worked with several thousand people who have experienced trauma. What do you believe we should be doing differently?

6. You also make a lot of references to the relationship between soul pain and unhealed trauma. Tell us about that phrase. What do you mean by that?

7. Is there a connection then between right hemispheres stored trauma memories and soul pain?

8. You also write and speak a lot about vicarious trauma. What is vicarious trauma and how do people become vicariously traumatized?

9. You offer a certification program for therapists which can be transferred toward a master degree in counseling. What do you teach in this program that is different from other programs aimed at helping with trauma?

10.  Give me a specific examples of an art therapy strategy you teach and how do you do that?

11.  Explain how you take people back in time to the trauma to reintegrate those parts of them that remained there frozen in time.

12. How does working at this level make such a difference for people?

13. By reading your book Setting the Captive Free would a veteran suffering from PTSD receive help?

14. You yourself experienced PTSD after the tragic death of your child. What about the parents of the soldiers, who are killed? Do you have a special message for them?

15. Do you have other resources that can help the veterans and their families?

Kate Chawansky / Dr. Stan Frager Show / Louisville, KY / producer

Tony Safina / Media Researcher

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