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Behavioral In The New Normal, a podcast developed by Prestige Community Resources, addresses the crisis our community has experienced during COVID-19. Paul Wells Sr. has over 30 years of extensive clinical social work experience. Each week he conducts insightful interviews with expert guests to discuss the concerns of the Washington D.C. community. The podcast will cover topics ranging from , financial hardship, and local government to small businesses and organizations, and education and homeschooling.

Behavioral In The New Normal, a podcast developed by Prestige Community Resources, addresses the crisis our community has experienced during COVID-19. Paul Wells Sr. has over 30 years of extensive clinical social work experience. Each week he conducts insightful interviews with expert guests to discuss the concerns of the Washington D.C. community. The podcast will cover topics ranging from , financial hardship, and local government to small businesses and organizations, and education and homeschooling.

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Behavioral In The New Normal, a podcast developed by Prestige Community Resources, addresses the crisis our community has experienced during COVID-19. Paul Wells Sr. has over 30 years of extensive clinical social work experience. Each week he conducts insightful interviews with expert guests to discuss the concerns of the Washington D.C. community. The podcast will cover topics ranging from , financial hardship, and local government to small businesses and organizations, and education and homeschooling.

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English


Episodes

Empowering Your Mind Body & Soul During the COVID-19 Pandemic with Nikisha Moore

7/7/2021
Nikisha Moore: Empowering Your Mind Body & Soul During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 032 with Nikisha Moore In 2018, Nikisha Moore became a Certified Life Coach – specializing in Spiritual and Business Life Coaching. At this point in her journey, Nikisha hopes to use my life and my testimony to inspire and motivate others. In 2021, Nikisha has started the Empowered Network - a faith-based community organization founded to encourage its members to use...

Duration:00:49:19

Bilal Ali Prather: A Path to Peach and Faith Based Wellness

6/29/2021
Bilal Ali Prather: A Path to Peach and Faith Based Wellness – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 031 with Bilal Ali Prather Bilal Ali Prather is a Chaplain and Islamic consultant to the Washington, D.C. Parole Dept., D.C. Dept. of Corrections, and D.C. Dept. of Youth Rehab. He has more than twenty years specializing in recovery from the “fallen human condition” of drug/alcohol use disorder and community reintegration of returning citizens from incarceration. He Currently is a...

Duration:00:48:29

Combatting Substance Abuse and COVID-19 Together: Masica Jordan

6/23/2021
Masica Jordan: Combatting Substance Abuse and COVID-19 Together – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 030 with Dr. Masica Jordan Dr. Masica Jordan is a subject matter expert on culturally responsiveness. In addition to teaching multicultural counseling for over 10 years in collegiate settings, she has presented on international platforms on race relations and has been on the front line advocating for culturally diversity and training amongst the peer recovery and behavioral health...

Duration:00:34:04

How COVID-19 Impacted the Veteran Population with Sharon Green

6/16/2021
Sharon Green: How COVID-19 Impacted the Veteran Population – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 029 with Sharon Green Sharon Green is a native New Yorker and retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, entrepreneur, and author with more than 30 years of leadership and financial management experience. She is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Alethes Consulting Group, LLC, providing leadership coaching, speaking, and training for corporate executives, non-profit organizations,...

Duration:01:00:38

Obtaining Education Training During the Pandemic - CAC 1: Nancy Butler

6/8/2021
Obtaining Education Training During the Pandemic – CAC 1 – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 028 with Dr. Nancy Butler Dr. Nancy Butler is currently working part time as the Director of the Catholic Charities Institute, Professional Counseling Education Program (PCEP). Dr. Butler has been with Catholic Charities since 2000 where she was responsible for the Family Centers in the District of Columbia. Previously, from 1986 to 1997, she was Program Director for the Department of...

Duration:00:37:50

Our New Normal: Virtual Learning with Dr. Loyce Pailen

6/1/2021
Our New Normal: Virtual Learning – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 027 with Dr. Loyce Pailen Dr. Loyce B. Pailen has more than 35 years of experience in information technology, computer science, cybersecurity, software development, project management, telecommunications, risk management, and network and systems security and administration. She is the Sr. Director for the Center for Security Studies at the University of Maryland Global Campus. In the K-20 education arena, she has...

Duration:01:01:04

Our New Normal: Starting Over with Walter Ficklin

5/25/2021
Walter Ficklin: Our New Normal: Starting Over – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 026 with Walter Ficklin The COVID-19 Pandemic has left Walter Ficklin unemployed, with all of his experience and expertise, he has decided to rebrand himself and share his story to help others that may be faced with the challenge of unemployment. In the discussion they explored starting over in our new normal. Here are some of the other beneficial topics covered on this week’s show: ● What it was like...

Duration:01:01:58

Combatting Food Insecurities Amid COVID with Tanya Ward

5/19/2021
Tanya Ward: Combatting Food Insecurities Amid COVID – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 025 with Tanya Ward Tanya Ward was a faithful board member of the Western Mass Food Bank. In 2007, the Victory Community Development Corporation was founded. Many are the recipients of Pastor Wards unique ability to network in the community securing resources for those in need. In the discussion they explored combatting food insecurities during COVID-19. Here are some of the other beneficial...

Duration:00:52:15

Our New Normal: Securing a Home During COVID-19 with Tony Swaggerty

5/12/2021
Tony Swaggerty: Our New Normal: Securing a Home During COVID-19 – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 024 with Tony Swaggerty Tony Swaggerty of Swaggerty Realty Group has over 30 years of experience working in Residential Real Estate. That includes 10 plus years as a mortgage banker and broker, 7 plus years in new home sales, 3 plus years in REO’s as well as working general real estate. In the discussion they explored securing a home during COVID-19. Here are some of the other...

Duration:01:01:28

Crying Out for Help: Virtual Mental Health Services with LaShell Rivers

5/5/2021
LaShell Rivers: Crying Out for Help: Virtual Mental Health Services – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 023 with LaShell Rivers LaShell Rivers was born in Washington, DC. Growing in Nation's Capital during the 1980’s and moving to a racist location during the drug crisis she faced being that regular female with a family containing killers, drug dealers, and dysfunction. Having the mental abuse at home, and insecurities within, LaShell developed a mental illness in her early 20s,...

Duration:00:42:25

Overcoming Violence and COVID-19 with Kevin Fields

4/28/2021
Overcoming Violence and COVID-19: Kevin Fields – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 022 with Kevin Fields Kevin Fields is social psychologist who believes in a community-based approach for behavioral health. In the discussion they explored overcoming violence during COVID-19. Here are some of the other beneficial topics covered on this week’s show: ● How those who perpetuate violence usually have experienced trauma and violence. ● Why violent incidents have gone up during COVID-19...

Duration:00:40:53

Our New Normal: Surviving COVID-19 with NaTosha Jenifer

4/21/2021
NaTosha Jenifer: Our New Normal: Surviving COVID-19 – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 021 with NaTosha Jenifer NaTosha Jenifer owns a business called Zone 618. She and her family tested positive for COVID-19. In the discussion they explored how she and her family survived COVID-19. Here are some of the other beneficial topics covered on this week’s show: How the rapid test can sometimes report a false negative. How the different symptoms affect everyone differently. How some...

Duration:00:26:59

Our New Normal: Homelessness Amidst COVID-19 with Alfonso Padron

4/14/2021
Alfonso Padron: Our New Normal: Homelessness Amidst COVID-19 – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 020 with Alfonso Padron Alfonso A. Padrón was onboarded at Prestige as the Senior Housing Coordinator on August 27, 2020, after transforming District Healthcare Services, linking them as the newest DC Coordinated Entry (CAHP) provider. In the discussion they explored homelessness amidst COVID-19. Here are some of the other beneficial topics covered on this week’s show: How couch surfing...

Duration:00:41:01

Domestic Violence During a Crisis with Marsha Woodland

4/7/2021
Marsha Woodland: Domestic Violence During a Crisis – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 019 with Marsha Woodland Marsha Woodland is Peer and Consultant working with NASMHPD, SAMHSA, and NCTIC. She has been in recovery for more than 23 years and on the road to unimaginable accomplishments. Marsha Woodland is a nationally recognized orator & trauma survivor who shows the world that “Trauma survivors can and Do Recover.” In the discussion they explored domestic violence during a...

Duration:00:17:06

What to Expect When You’re Expecting During a Pandemic with Mr. and Mrs. Finkelstein

3/31/2021
Mr. and Mrs. Finkelstein: What to Expect When You’re Expecting During a Pandemic – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 018 with Mr. and Mrs. Finkelstein Bryan S. Finkelstein CAC –II is a licensed addictions counselor in Washington, DC. His wife, Sophia works for CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) as a Business Development and Project Manager. They had a baby during the pandemic. In the discussion they explored what to expect when you’re expecting during a pandemic....

Duration:00:30:13

Pursuing Your Dreams: COVID-19 Edition with Nadia McQueen

3/24/2021
Nadia McQueen: Pursing Your Dreams: COVID-19 Edition. – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 017 with Nadia McQueen Nadia McQueen is a fashion designer, celebrity stylist, and photographer who has continued to follow her dreams despite COVID. In the discussion they explored pursuing your dreams during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some of the other beneficial topics covered on this week’s show: How COVID has made it more difficult to engage an audience and get feedback. How many...

Duration:00:30:53

How COVID-19 Changed My Small Business with Lynette McNeill-Voss

3/17/2021
Lynette Voss: How COVID-19 Changed My Small Business – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 016 with Lynette Voss Lynette Voss is the owner of the small business Vintage & Charmed Classic Clothing in the DC Metropolitan area. In the discussion they explored how COVID-19 changed her small business. Here are some of the other beneficial topics covered on this week’s show: How it was challenging for small business owners to have so many unknowns during the pandemic. Why many small...

Duration:00:46:29

Who is Taking Care of You? Selfcare Tips for Frontline Workers with Lweyni Nkonko

3/10/2021
Who is Taking Care of You? Selfcare Tips for Frontline Workers: Lweyni Nkonko – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 015 with Lweyni Nkonko Lweyni Nkonko is a licensed independent clinical social worker (LICSW), both in the District of Columbia and Maryland. Currently, she serves as a clinical manager at Prestige Healthcare Resources. In the discussion they explored selfcare tips for frontline workers. Here are some of the other beneficial topics covered on this week’s show: How the...

Duration:00:22:17

Transitioning from One Lockdown to Another: with DAndre Tinsley

3/3/2021
DAndre Tinsley: Transitioning from One Lockdown to Another – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 014 with Dandre Tinsley Dandre Tinsley was incarcerated back in August 2013 and was released right before the COVID-19 Pandemic hit. In the discussion they explored transitioning from one lockdown to another. Here are some of the other beneficial topics covered on this week’s show: How most prison sentences are arbitrary and don’t fit the crime. Why transitioning back to life outside of...

Duration:01:00:02

Disconnected But Never Alone with Reverend Vernon Ware

2/24/2021
Reverend Vernon Ware: Disconnected But Never Alone – Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 013 with Reverend Vernon Ware Reverend Vernon Ware serves as the Senior Pastor of Pilgrim AME Church in Northeast, Washington DC. In the discussion they explored ways for people in recovery to stay connected during the pandemic. Here are some of the other beneficial topics covered on this week’s show: How online meetings don’t allow for participants to react to things in real time. Why it’s...

Duration:00:27:57