Life experiences affect people in all aspects of life, including work. Traumatic or other negative events in the present, or unresolved issues from the past, often affect the present moment. In this episode, Jordan speaks from experience in practice and Kris keeps talking baseball.
Continuing the discussion about relationships among trauma, addiction, and incarceration, Jordan and Kris discuss some of the obstacles facing returning citizens and how those in helping professions can make a difference in prevention and recovery.
In Episode 10, the first of two segments on Trauma and Incarceration, Jordan and Kris discuss the relationships among traumatic experiences, addiction, and incarceration. Kris discusses his research with offenders and describes some of the obstacles returning citizens face and some reasons for recidivism. Kris and Jordan weigh in on things that might be helpful to consider to reduce recidivism.
In Episode 9, Jordan and Kris discuss addiction to sex and pornography. Jordan explains process addictions and their prevalence. Jordan shares some experiences and observations he's had over the years working with individuals as they have gone through the addiction. Jordan and Kris discuss some options people have for getting help.
In Episode 8, Jordan shares insights on the relationships between trauma and addiction including observations with his clients. Kris and Jordan emphasize the opportunities for healing, growth, and recovery for those who are ready.
Many people persevere through indescribable life experiences including traumatic events, yet they persist, often helping others who struggle. In Episode 7, Jordan and Kris discuss resilience and grit, characteristics that have been getting much attention.
People in numerous professions are mandated reporters. What can people in helping positions actually do to help? Many people In Episode 6, Kris and Jordan discuss some general indicators and behaviors that are often found in kids experiencing trauma and survivors. What works? Jordan shares his experience and offers suggestions on how to reach and support survivors.
Having moved 30 miles away from his hometown to escape the fear of being assaulted, in Episode 5, Kris describes what it was like when he heard Jacob Wetterling was taken in a similar manner that his friend had been attacked, and he targeted just two years earlier. Kris describes reporting the attacks to law enforcement with 48 hours of Jacob's abduction, but how the case wasn't solved for 27 years.
In Episode 4, Kris explains more detail about the terror of living during the time of attempted and actual assaults. Jordan and Kris discuss the difficulty for boys discussing sexual victimization and how traumatic experiences don't heal without effeort.
In Episode 3 Kris describes how boys in his hometown in the mid 1980s went from feeling safe and free to living in abject fear as a masked child molester stalked and terrorized boys. The same perpetrator who would go on to kidnap and assault another boy in a neighboring town, and abduct, assault, and murder Jacob Wetterling-a cold case that would remain unsolved for 27 years.
In episode 2 of the Traumanomics Podcast we discuss some of the effects of trauma and share examples of dysregulation and dysfunction. We attempt to bring attention and awareness to the importance of sharing openly and developing safe, healthy relationships. https://upstartresilience.com/
The inaugural episode of the Traumanomics Podcast. Kris Bertelsen and Jordan Howard share the rationale and purpose of the podcast. Carrying a message of hope, Upstart Resilience provides education, resources and awareness while equipping and empowering survivors and the voiceless. https://upstartresilience.com/