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Join Jenni and Josh, married high school sweethearts turned healthcare and human services professionals, as they explore a wide variety of topics including grief, parenting, health and wellness, and relationships.

Join Jenni and Josh, married high school sweethearts turned healthcare and human services professionals, as they explore a wide variety of topics including grief, parenting, health and wellness, and relationships.
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United States

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Join Jenni and Josh, married high school sweethearts turned healthcare and human services professionals, as they explore a wide variety of topics including grief, parenting, health and wellness, and relationships.

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English

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Episodes

Episode 18: Progressive Funeral Care

5/20/2019
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In this episode, Jenni and Josh speak with Melissa N. Unfred, The Modern Mortician, about progressive changes within the death and funeral care industry. Alternatives to embalming and cremation, such as green burials and aquamation, are explored in detail with an emphasis on potential impacts on a family's grieving process. Tools to assist families to engage in discussions around their wishes for after death care are shared. Kermit the Dog, the first certified therapy dog in funeral care in...

Duration:00:30:09

Episode 17: Supporting Children's Grief in the Classroom

5/16/2019
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Episode Description: In this episode, Jenni and Josh share and explore 10 tips and strategies for teachers, school staff and education administrators to utilize to provide better support for grieving children within the classroom. Show Description: Join your hosts, Jenni Brennan, LICSW and Josh Brennan, CTBS, and explore a variety of topics including grief, parenting, health and wellness, and relationships. Show Notes: Children's Grief in the Classroom Guidance and Support...

Duration:00:53:07

Episode 16: Supporting Children's Grief in the Classroom

5/13/2019
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Episode Description: In this episode, Jenni and Josh review data from their recent poll of school teachers around the topic of grief and loss in the classroom. Statistics and information around the grief experience of children are also shared and explored. The need for support for grieving children in the classroom is highlighted. Show Description: Join your hosts, Jenni Brennan, LICSW and Josh Brennan, CTBS, and explore a variety of topics including grief, parenting, health and...

Duration:00:43:57

Episode 15: Myths about Walt Disney World

5/9/2019
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Episode Description: In this episode, Jenni and Josh explore 7 of the most common myths and misconceptions about their family's favorite vacation spot: Walt Disney World. Tips and strategies to improve your next vacation to Walt Disney World (and to other locations) are explored and shared. Show Description: Join your hosts, Jenni Brennan, LICSW and Josh Brennan, CTBS, and explore a variety of topics including grief, parenting, health and wellness, and relationships. Show...

Duration:00:59:24

Episode 14: Repairing your relationship

5/6/2019
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Episode Description: In this episode, Jenni and Josh complete the Gottman Institute's Repair Attempts Quiz and explore how they approach resolving conflict in their relationship. Tips, strategies, and resources for improved communication following disagreements are provided. Show Description: Join your hosts, Jenni Brennan, LICSW and Josh Brennan, CTBS, and explore a variety of topics including grief, parenting, health and wellness, and relationships. Show Notes: www.gottman.com

Duration:00:43:18

Episode 13: Myths about Funeral Directors

5/2/2019
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Episode Description: In this episode, some of the most common myths and misconceptions about funeral directors and the funeral service industry are explored. Tune in to learn the role of the funeral director, options for final disposition after a loved one dies and how the funeral director supports the grieving process. Show Description: Join your hosts, Jenni Brennan, LICSW and Josh Brennan, CTBS, and explore a variety of topics including grief, parenting, health and wellness, and...

Duration:00:53:16

Episode 12: Exploring Children's Grief

4/29/2019
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Episode Description: In this episode, Jenni and Josh explore 7 of the top needs of grieving children. Tips on how to best provide support to children and teens when they are grieving are reviewed and discussed. Show Description: Join your hosts, Jenni Brennan, LICSW and Josh Brennan, CTBS, and explore a variety of topics including grief, parenting, health and wellness, and relationships. Show...

Duration:00:51:28

Episode 11: Death in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

4/25/2019
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Episode Description: In this episode, Jenni and Josh are joined by two special guests as they compare and contrast their thoughts on the Top 10 deaths in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The topic of how deaths in the MCU can guide real life discussions of death, dying and grief are also explored. Show Description: Join your hosts, Jenni Brennan, LICSW and Josh Brennan, CTBS, and explore a variety of topics including grief, parenting, health and wellness, and relationships.

Duration:01:04:28

Episode 10: Parenting Tweens and Teens

4/22/2019
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Episode 10, "Parenting Tweens and Teens: Tips on Raising Aliens," is available now! In this episode, Jenni and Josh explore how parenting tweens and teens can often feel like you are living with alien creatures from another planet. Ways to lean into the challenges of raising these aliens and tips for changing the way you approach this phase of parenting are discussed. Show Description: Join your hosts, Jenni Brennan, LICSW and Josh Brennan, CTBS, and explore a variety of topics including...

Duration:00:47:58

Episode 9: Myths About Hospice

4/18/2019
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Episode Description: In this episode, some of the most common myths and misconceptions about hospice and palliative care are explored and explained. Tune in to learn the history of hospice, how to qualify for hospice, what services/supports are available from hospice, and much more. Show Description: Join your hosts, Jenni Brennan, LICSW and Josh Brennan, CTBS, and explore a variety of topics including grief, parenting, health and wellness, and relationships. Show Notes: Hospice...

Duration:00:54:57

Episode 8: Improving Your Relationship

4/15/2019
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Episode Description: In this episode, Jenni and Josh review 9 tips for reconnecting with and staying connected to your partner. Show Description: Join your hosts, Jenni Brennan, LICSW and Josh Brennan, CTBS, and explore a variety of topics including grief, parenting, health and wellness, and relationships.

Duration:01:12:53

Episode 7: Providing Support After a Death

4/11/2019
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Episode Description: In this episode, Jenni and Josh explore some of the most hurtful comments and actions people have experienced following a death-related loss. Tips for better ways to support grieving individuals are reviewed and discussed. Show Description: Join your hosts, Jenni Brennan, LICSW and Josh Brennan, CTBS, and explore a variety of topics including grief, parenting, health and wellness, and relationships. Show Notes: 9 Things You Should Never Say to a Grieving Person:...

Duration:00:57:31

Episode 6: Myths About Organ and Tissue Donation

4/8/2019
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Episode Description: In this episode, some of the most common myths and misconceptions about organ and tissue donation are explored and explained. Tune in to learn how to become an organ and/or tissue donor, what happens when you have an organ donor sticker on your license, what brain death actually means and much more. Show Description: Join your hosts, Jenni Brennan, LICSW and Josh Brennan, CTBS, and explore a variety of topics including grief, parenting, health and wellness, and...

Duration:01:45:08

Episode 5: Death and Disney

4/4/2019
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Episode Description: In this episode, Jenni and Josh review their top 10 most painful Disney movie deaths and explore how Disney movies can actually help guide important family discussions about death. Guest host: Associate Producer, Jacob. Show Description: Join your hosts, Jenni Brennan, LICSW and Josh Brennan, CTBS, and explore a variety of topics including grief, parenting, health and wellness, and relationships.

Duration:01:21:25

Episode 4: Do You Speak "Love"?

4/1/2019
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Episode Description: How do you express love for your partner? Is it through Words of Affirmation, Acts of Service, Receiving Gifts, Quality Time, or Physical Touch? In this episode, Jenni and Josh take an on-air quiz to determine their respective "Love Languages." Applications of the quiz and the theory of the "5 Love Languages" are then explored. Show Description: Join your hosts, Jenni Brennan, LICSW and Josh Brennan, CTBS, and explore a variety of topics including grief, parenting,...

Duration:00:46:53

Episode 3: Navigating Pet Loss

3/30/2019
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Episode Description: In this episode, Jenni and Josh share best practices for navigating the death of a pet and the resulting grief, paying particularly close attention to the needs of grieving children. Show Description: Join your hosts, Jenni Brennan, LICSW and Josh Brennan, CTBS, and explore a variety of topics including grief, parenting, health and wellness, and relationships. Episode...

Duration:00:47:07

Episode 2: How to Talk to Children About Wakes and Funerals

3/30/2019
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Episode Description: In this episode, Jenni and Josh share best practices for talking to children and teens about wakes and funerals. Show Description: Join your hosts, Jenni Brennan, LICSW and Josh Brennan, CTBS, and explore a variety of topics including grief, parenting, health and wellness, and relationships.

Duration:00:34:17

Episode 1: Introducing Changing Perspectives

3/29/2019
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Episode Description: In this first episode, Jenni and Josh discuss their inspiration for The Changing Perspectives Podcast, their personal and professional backgrounds, and their plans for upcoming episodes. Show Description: Join your hosts, Jenni Brennan, LICSW and Josh Brennan, CTBS, and explore a variety of topics including grief, parenting, health and wellness, and relationships.

Duration:00:27:17