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08 Aug

Episode 12: Chris Sullivan on working with “liar” kids & more

Chris Sullivan.mp3 {"type":"audio","tracklist":true,"tracknumbers":true,"images":true,"artists":true,"tracks":[{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-content\/uploads\/2016\/08\/TP_Chris_Sullivan.mp3","type":"audio\/mpeg","title":"Chris Sullivan.mp3","caption":"","description":"\"Chris Sullivan.mp3\" from Turning Point Podcast. Released: 2016.","meta":{"album":"Turning Point Podcast","year":"2016","length_formatted":"57:12"},"image":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64},"thumb":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64}}]} Awhile ago we caught up with Chris Sullivan, the supervisor of our Youth Transitions to Adulthood (YTA) program. Chris has been at Enviros for 12 years, and has a wide range of experience in several of our programs. It was a great conversation with some great take-away’s for professionals new and old alike. Unfortunately I didn’t have time to throw together some show notes for you (summer’s busy!), so...

04 Jul

Episode 11: Letters to Addiction

This episode we take a short break from the Q&A, interview style that we’ve been doing with notable guests. Two weeks ago we heard that two of our former clients at Base Camp had passed away, and it got us reflecting on the work we do and the experience of our clients (both in the program and after they leave). So in this short (14 minute) podcast, we offer you some “letters to addiction” and poetry that was written and left at...

20 Jun

Episode 10: Glynnis Lieb on addiction and mental health from 3000ft

Today’s guest is Glynnis Lieb, Executive Director of the Lieutenant Governor’s Circle on Mental Health and Addiction in Alberta. The Lieutenant Governor’s Circle on Mental Health and Addiction is a charitable organization dedicated to helping reduce stigma related to mental illness and addiction, furthering public knowledge of the topic, shining a light on the positive work taking place across the province, and giving hope and comfort to those affected by letting them know that they are not...

06 Jun

Episode 9: Margo Talbot on the canary in the coal mine and other interesting things

Margo Talbot {"type":"audio","tracklist":true,"tracknumbers":true,"images":true,"artists":true,"tracks":[{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-content\/uploads\/2018\/01\/TP_Margo_Talbot.mp3","type":"audio\/mpeg","title":"Margo Talbot","caption":"","description":"\"Margo Talbot\" from Turning Point Podcast by Jeff Couillard. Released: 2016. Track 9. Genre: Podcast.","meta":{"artist":"Jeff Couillard","album":"Turning Point Podcast","genre":"Podcast","year":"2016","length_formatted":"46:06"},"image":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64},"thumb":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64}}]} This week on Turning Point we sit down with Margo Talbot. Margo is a writer, speaker and climber based in Canmore Alberta. Her twin goals are to visit the remaining wilderness of the planet while sharing her story of healing and redemption. As a keynote speaker, Margo has given presentations of her adventures in Canada, the United States, and Australia. She is the author...

24 May

Episode 8: Jann Arden on golf, charity and Kentucky Fried Chicken

Jann Arden.mp3 {"type":"audio","tracklist":true,"tracknumbers":true,"images":true,"artists":true,"tracks":[{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-content\/uploads\/2018\/01\/TP_Jann_Arden.mp3","type":"audio\/mpeg","title":"Jann Arden.mp3","caption":"","description":"\"Jann Arden.mp3\" from Turning Point Podcast by Jeff Couillard. Released: 2016. Track 8. Genre: Podcast.","meta":{"artist":"Jeff Couillard","album":"Turning Point Podcast","genre":"Podcast","year":"2016","length_formatted":"55:06"},"image":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64},"thumb":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64}}]} Today we caught up with none other than Jann Arden, singer, songwriter, musician, author and philanthropist. In this short conversation, we explore why Jann supports Enviros (including our Charity Golf Classic!), as well as some of her thoughts on addiction and mental health. Enjoy!   ...

23 May

Episode 7: Lisa Arsenault on addictions treatment and the magic of witnessing change

Today we caught up with Lisa Arsenault, program supervisor at Enviros Base Camp. Lisa has spent almost 10 years at Enviros in a range of roles at both Base Camp and with our Hifidelity Wraparound program. Lisa talks about a wide range of things related to supervising and guiding a remote, wilderness based addictions treatment program. Make sure you check out the great resources at the end of the show notes! Show Notes 3:00 What brought Lisa back to Base Camp after a...

09 May

Episode 6: Dr. Lee Gillis on Experiential Learning and his journey in psychology

Episode 4: Dr. Lee Gillis on Experiential Learning {"type":"audio","tracklist":true,"tracknumbers":true,"images":true,"artists":true,"tracks":[{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-content\/uploads\/2018\/01\/Episode4-DrLeeGillis.mp3","type":"audio\/mpeg","title":"Episode 4: Dr. Lee Gillis on Experiential Learning","caption":"","description":"\"Episode 4: Dr. Lee Gillis on Experiential Learning\" from Turning Point by Jeff Couillard. Released: 2016. Track 4.","meta":{"artist":"Jeff Couillard","album":"Turning Point","year":"2016","length_formatted":"44:22"},"image":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64},"thumb":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64}}]} This episode we catch up with Dr. Lee Gillis, a psychologist, author and academic practitioner who specializes in experiential, wilderness and adventure based therapies. Dr. Gillis has been absolutely instrumental in forwarding the field of experiential therapy in North America and beyond. He’s the co-author of 

25 Apr

Episode 5: Candace Windisch on what makes kids successful and more

Episode 5- Candace Windisch {"type":"audio","tracklist":true,"tracknumbers":true,"images":true,"artists":true,"tracks":[{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-content\/uploads\/2018\/01\/Episode5-CandaceWindisch-1.mp3","type":"audio\/mpeg","title":"Episode 5- Candace Windisch","caption":"","description":"\"Episode 5- Candace Windisch\" from Turning Point Podcast by Jeff Couillard. Released: 2016. Track 5.","meta":{"artist":"Jeff Couillard","album":"Turning Point Podcast","year":"2016","length_formatted":"1:21:52"},"image":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64},"thumb":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64}}]} Today’s guest is Candace Windisch. She has been with Enviros for more than 15 years, first joining one of our residential programs and then making her way into community-based services. Candace is currently the manager of a our FASD, HiFidelity Wraparound and Youth Transitions to Adulthood programs. We talk about a wide range of topics related to the...

11 Apr

Episode 4: Liam Law on being a youth worker and the role of progress monitoring

This week we sat down to chat with Liam Law. Liam’s held a number of positions with our Base Camp program, first as a Youth and Family Support Worker, then as a Shift Supervisor, and more recently as the Outcomes and Evaluation Lead. Liam shares his thoughts on youth work, the treatment journey for youth and the importance of routine outcome monitoring to the field.       Enjoy! 2:50 A bit about the Base Camp program 4:00 Liam perspective on the treatment journey and the...

30 Mar

Episode 3: Stephen de Groot, a transformation architect in the social services field

This episode we caught up with Stephen de Groot, an author, consultant and transformation architect who works across systems in the helping professions (education, social services, justice) to help create positive outcomes for kids and families, and improve the working lives of professionals in the field. Click here for more information about our 1-day workshop with Stephen de Groot on April 28th, 2016 in Calgary. Steve’s approach to helping has been informed by a multitude of philosophical, theoretical and...

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