We are bringing together the characters and experiences of the many individuals invested in providing human services.

Across practices and backgrounds, we explore the power of what we do and the impact it supports.

 

 

Episode 9 - "Reframing Human Services" with Lauren Wright

Our guest this week, Lauren Wright, is the Executive Director of Illinois Partners for Human Service. The 501(c)(3) organization is a coalition of over 800 HUNDRED human service organizations across the state. At the roundtable today, Lauren sheds light on the common misconceptions of the field, what actions can be taken towards reframing human services, and her stellar personal insight on the experiences leading up to her role today.

Let’s talk about it.

 

Episode 8 Part 2 - "Self, Service, & Societal Well Being" with Dr. Sebastienne Grant, Ph.D.

In Part 2 of our conversation, Dr. Grant dives deeper into the academics underlying the MA program (link to website below!) and talks with me about the relevance of Critical Psychology to developing new foundations and forms of service that will be necessary in the near future.

Let’s talk about it.

 

 

Episode 8 - "Self, Service, & Societal Well Being" with Dr. Sebastienne Grant, Ph.D.

Joining us at the round table is Dr. Sebastienne Grant, who is the Program Director of the Critical Psychology and Human Services MA program at Prescott College. We explore the foundation of critical psychology and the fresh perspective it introduces to the field of human services. Dr. Grant explains why a new approach is needed within the field and what it means to our current understanding of individual and social well-being.

Let’s talk about it.

 

 

Episode 7 - "Beyond The Binary" with Dr. Karrie Walters, Ph.D, Licensed Psychologist

This time on the RoundTable Discussions Podcast, we bring you PART ONE of our installment with the brilliant and insightful Dr. Karrie Walters. In our first conversation we jump right into exploring the trans experience of young people, gracefully demonstrated by the lived experiences of Dr. Walters and her family.

Let’s talk about it.

 

 

Episode 6 "On The Matrix of Needs" with Bob Bowen

Bob Bowen has over 35 years of experience as a behavioral consultant and has shared his wisdom through various peer reviewed articles, keynote speaking events, and workshops. He has built upon the work of Abraham Maslow and his Hierarchy of Needs and since constructed what he calls The Matrix of Needs, incorporating the root component of safety. In our conversation today, Bob expands on why safety is the most fundamental need of all human beings and the interdependent nature enveloping the world.

Let's talk about it. 

 

 

Episode 5 - "Becoming Through Leadership" with Dr. Marlo Greponne

Dr. Marlo Greponne is the Executive Director for the HRA of New Britain, a multi-service non-profit organization dedicated to increasing economic self-sufficiency among individuals and families. Our conversation today explores the components of leadership that are born from our own unique circumstances and how both our personal and professional experiences influence the roles we take on as leaders. Dr. Greponne shares a story of triumph over trial and the many ways grace and compassion have accompanied her becoming through leadership.

Let’s talk about it.

 

 

Episode 4 - "Honoring Our Path & the Work We Do" with Robin Brown, Policy Analyst, DHHS

Robin Brown is a Policy Analyst for the Department of Health & Human Services, as well as a student at Liberty University online. Our conversation today presses on the importance of embracing the direction from which you came and the way you move forward in the human service profession - even if it isn’t the one you planned. Robin shines a light on the nation’s policy making process, the pros and cons of the position , and on the impact of the work she’s done so far on her journey.

Let’s talk about it.

 

 

Episode 3 - "A Way to Serve: Disability Advocacy" with Thomas Cook

As we move through this journey of unpacking the realm of human services, we will take a deeper look into the spectrum of how individuals serve and the uniqueness of each path traveled. In this episode of NOHS RoundTable, we come to the table with Thomas Cook. His well-versed history as an advocate reveals a deep presence of resilience, dedication, and personal transformation - attributes oh so necessary in our pursuits to make the human experience a daily reality.

Let’s talk about it.

 

 

Episode 2 - "More than Just "Do-Gooders"

The RoundTable team is back!... with the SECOND installment of this fresh, new video podcast series. What did we breakdown this time? A stigma, commonly abused but rarely addressed. Our very own Rachel Drosdick-Sigafoos, Director of Membership, joins host Kasie Gilbert (COVID RoundTable style) to talk truth about the all too popular “Do-Gooder” label and what it reveals about common misconceptions had of human service providers. Not entirely sure what a “Do-Gooder” is? We’ve got you covered! Tune in for the formal definition and special appearances from a furry friend or two.

Let’s talk about it.

 

 

Episode 1 - "What is Human Services?"

PREMIERE VIDEO FOR NOHS ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
In our first round table talk about the world of human services, NOHS Secretary Donald Spears & Director of Membership Rachel Drosdick-Sigafoos introduce what the field and discipline look like, the kind of roles people have, and touch on a vast spectrum of relevant topics and issues. Watch or listen as we talk about it - all of it.

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Premier Preview

NOHS is excited to bring to you our next series, RoundTable Discussions with a sneak peek of what you can expect. "So let's talk about it" premiere episode coming soon ..... you don't want to miss this!

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