Singing to Treat Anxiety and Depression

Singing to Treat Anxiety and Depression

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 5, Episode 280 , Segment 3

Fall of American Business, Foster Care Crisis, Singing Anxiety

Episode: Fall of American Business, Foster Care Crisis, Singing Anxiety

  • Nov 23, 2016 2:40 pm
  • 31:27 mins

Dr. Steven Hayes is the foundation professor of behavioral analysis at the University of Nevada Reno. Dr. Hayes has authored 38 books, he is the developer of the Relational Frame Theory and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Have you ever had a strange or wild idea that you had to force out of your mind? For those who suffer from OCD, pushing out intrusive thoughts can be an overwhelming battle. But turning your worries into a catchy tune might be a solution for those who suffer from intrusive thoughts. Dr. Steven Hayes discusses intrusive thoughts and the power of song.

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Foster Care Crisis

45m

Mike Hamblin is the Director of Recruitment at Utah Foster Care Foundation.  Utah Foster Care is a private non-profit with a contract with the State of Utah to do all of the recruitment and training for state licensed foster families. As of 2014 there were 415,129 children in foster care in the United States with 39% 5 years old or under. 46% of those 400,000 children are living in a Foster Family Home which means they are living with non-relative caregivers. In 2014 only 238,230 children exited foster care. Many problems exist in the Foster Care system including the overuse of group homes, kids aging out of the system without proper support, and Foster Parents need more support to deal with the many challenges they face in caring for these children. Mike Hamblin discusses the many issues in the foster care system and how we can help.

Mike Hamblin is the Director of Recruitment at Utah Foster Care Foundation.  Utah Foster Care is a private non-profit with a contract with the State of Utah to do all of the recruitment and training for state licensed foster families. As of 2014 there were 415,129 children in foster care in the United States with 39% 5 years old or under. 46% of those 400,000 children are living in a Foster Family Home which means they are living with non-relative caregivers. In 2014 only 238,230 children exited foster care. Many problems exist in the Foster Care system including the overuse of group homes, kids aging out of the system without proper support, and Foster Parents need more support to deal with the many challenges they face in caring for these children. Mike Hamblin discusses the many issues in the foster care system and how we can help.

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