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“The PWP TEAM had the opportunity and the honor to work with another TEAM of amazing athletes who symbolize the best examples of resilience, of preparedness through not only athletic rigor, but academic rigor, of collaboration, and a relentless pursuit of excellence,” explains Dr. Kathleen Kiernan, the Founder of PWPORG.org.

“The Washington Spirit Professional Women’s Soccer Team are champions—not only on the field, but in life by being role models to kids who are in search of heroes more now than ever as we re-emerge slowly from a pandemic restricted world.”

The award recognizes the exceptional resources provided to kids, schools and communities in addition to the Parents With Preparedness Magazine and Resource Guide for parents.
Dr. Kathleen Kiernan, a 29-year veteran of Federal Law Enforcement, the President of NEC National Security Systems, and Founder of PWPORG, was honored with a Platinum ‘ASTORS’ for 501(c)(3) PWPORG.org Preparedness Education for ‘Excellence in Public Safety & Community Enrichment, as well being recognized with the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Extraordinary Industry Leadership & Innovation Person of the Year.

“Having the opportunity to see the world through their eyes and Welcome to Parents with Preparedness Magazine listen through their words, reinforce essential values for all of us, not just for young kids.”

“They remind us that the ingredients to success have a great deal to do with not giving up, being accepting of feedback, being responsible and accountable to one another, and understanding that the view from, and energy of “an energetic” bench, is an important a part of the success of any staff.

As all the time, PWP has collected an incredible group of contributing authors who convey a well-earned and sensible information to the dialogue about faculty violence, exploitation which is commonly hidden in plain sight, and household preparedness.

Edition Six Articles Include:

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The Washington Spirit is an American skilled soccer membership based mostly within the Washington, D.C. metropolitan space that participates within the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). It is a continuation of D.C. United Women of the W-League and continues to area each an newbie WPSL staff[1] and a youth staff, each below the Spirit identify. In 2021, for the primary time in membership historical past, the Washington Spirit had been NWSL Champions. (Images courtesy of Javi Dussaq, Washington Spirit)

Q: How do you reply/react after dropping a sport with the intention to put together for the subsequent sport?

Andi Sullivan: There are a number of other ways I reply to a loss and prepare for the subsequent sport. I believe it’s essential to just accept how you’re feeling and really feel what you’re feeling. If you’re in a nasty temper, give your self a time restrict for the way lengthy you’re going to permit your self to be in that unhealthy temper.

Andi Sullivan (Image courtesy of Javi Dussaq, Washington Spirit)
Andi Sullivan is an American soccer participant who performs midfield for the Washington Spirit within the National Women’s Soccer League and the United States girls’s nationwide soccer staff. Andi is 26 years outdated and comes from Lorton, VA. (Image courtesy of Javi Dussaq, Washington Spirit)

Another factor I love to do is bounce concepts off of teammates and coaches to see if we have now comparable concepts about what went proper and flawed. It’s essential to guage by yourself and collectively along with your staff.

Then, we have now to get again to the method of recovering. We should eat to make certain we’re getting our energy again and earlier than mattress, I love to do one thing that makes me comfortable as a approach to zoom out and achieve some perspective. After preliminary restoration, I watch sport movie. 

A pal of mine all the time says it’s by no means as unhealthy as you suppose and it’s by no means pretty much as good as you suppose and I believe that’s very correct. We are likely to amplify issues in our heads within the second and it’s essential to look again with a contemporary set of eyes to replace our evaluations. 

Take these classes from a impartial viewpoint and apply them to your coaching/preparation for the subsequent week.

Q: Any recommendation you’d give to your youthful self about preparedness and resiliency?

Andi: This is a tricky query and I’ve novels price of solutions. With regard to resiliency, I might advise my youthful self to remain within the second and deal with what you are able to do to maintain progressing. 

In faculty, I tore my ACL and saved asking myself “what else can I do?” It was very simple to have a look at what I couldn’t do and get discouraged and unhappy however there have been simply as many issues I might do, from quad units to vary of movement work and rehab workouts.

Aubrey Kingsbury (at left, pictured here with Andi Sullivan) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for the Washington Spirit in the National Women's Soccer League. Aubrey is 30 years old and hails from Cincinnati, OH. (Image courtesy of Javi Dussaq, Washington Spirit)
Aubrey Kingsbury (at left, pictured right here with Andi Sullivan) is an American skilled soccer participant who performs as a goalkeeper for the Washington Spirit within the National Women’s Soccer League. Aubrey is 30 years outdated and hails from Cincinnati, OH. (Image courtesy of Javi Dussaq, Washington Spirit)

I realized to deal with my capabilities versus my inabilities as a result of it helped me to remain current and hold powering ahead. 

I might additionally inform my youthful self that preparedness could be very a lot intertwined with the “what else can I do?” query. You should belief the work you’ve put in whereas additionally giving a good analysis of your self to know if you have to be doing extra.

Q: What would you say to youngsters who need to play staff sports activities however who’ve been advised they’re not athletic or any good at sports activities?

Andi: It actually upsets me that this is a matter for therefore many children and their households. We’ve realized a lot as to why that is flawed for growing children. 

It’s so essential for teenagers to discover a coach, pal, teammate and/or group that believes in your skill to be taught and develop and comply with by way of along with your work. A rising and educating surroundings is so priceless for younger children to seek out achievement in taking part in sports activities. 

Too usually the main target is on whether or not or not you’re on the perfect staff or are the perfect participant in your staff when it must be whether or not or not you’re having fun with your self and repeatedly getting higher. Your surroundings has to suit your targets.

Any one that is at a excessive stage of their sport would probably not say that their successes all got here all the way down to their athleticism; they’d let you know it’s extra about how they can settle for suggestions and apply it to their preparation, push by way of occasions of poor efficiency and downside remedy. 

So many expertise and character traits are taught to children by way of taking part in sports activities, athleticism is only a tiny piece of the puzzle and never crucial. Your bodily skills are continually altering as a child however what you be taught and take away from sports activities and into your on a regular basis life could be constant.

(See Andi and the Washington Spirit in motion, on Road to the Championship introduced by Budweiser. Courtesy of the National Women’s Soccer League and YouTube.)

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By Deaneé Johnson, PhD (Courtesy of PWPORG)
Written By Deaneé Johnson, Ph.D. (Courtesy of PWPORG)

Looking again on how and why I started my profession, I can’t assist however be reminded of my childhood adversities. Through the years, I’ve delved into the analysis of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the destructive lifelong penalties. This contains the mind’s response to trauma and adversity.

It amazes me how pliable our brains are, particularly our skill to create new pathways. Of course, it’s all the time simpler to proceed down the identical pathways we’ve created, whether or not optimistic or destructive. The neurological pathways developed inside a baby’s mind rely on the kid’s protecting components.

In 1995, the Center for Disease Control and Kaiser Permanente performed an in depth analysis examine that modified how we see youngster adversities. This examine regarded into three completely different classes: abuse, family challenges, and neglect.

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It is essential to watch your youngsters’s use of the Internet; hold digital gadgets in an open, frequent room of the home. During these unsure circumstances, the place time with different adults and caregivers has elevated immensely, mother and father/guardians ought to talk with their youngsters about applicable contact with adults and look ahead to any modifications in habits.

Each a type of classes had subcategories that addressed ten adversities: youngster abuse (sexual, bodily, and emotional), parental incarceration, substance abuse within the dwelling, home violence, psychological well being, divorce/separation, and neglect (bodily and emotional).

Each adversity was scored with a single level within the examine if somebody had skilled it throughout childhood. The larger the ACE rating, the upper the chance of life-long destructive penalties equivalent to coronary heart illness, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and loss of life by suicide.

Many adults are nonetheless unfamiliar with the ACE examine. However, as soon as surveyed, 6 in 10 adults report experiencing a minimum of one ACE, and almost 1 in 6 experiences experiencing 4 or extra several types of ACEs.

I’ve skilled 7 of the ten. Statistically talking, my final result as an grownup was grim. If I had allowed analysis to foretell my future, I might have given up all hope way back.

So what stopped me? Why have I not thrown within the towel?

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Deaneé Johnson, Ph.D. (Courtesy of PWPORG)
Deaneé Johnson, Ph.D. (Courtesy of PWPORG)

Deaneé Johnson, Ph.D., is a key participant in advancing the sphere of responding to trauma and youngster adversities, particularly responding to youngster victims of sexual exploitation and poly victimization.

She has over 20 years of expertise working instantly with victims and survivors, partnering with multidisciplinary professionals and groups who meet the wants of kid victims and their households.

Dr. Johnson led the working group centered on the sufferer companies element of the 2016 National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction out of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Deputy Attorney General.

She serves on the National Steering Committee for the Vision 21 Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) demonstration mission. She is the Chairwoman for Preparedness Without Paranoia Advisory Board (www.pwporg.org).

 

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Written By Christian Nanry, Ph.D. and Heather C. Fisher (Courtesy of PWPORG) (Image Courtesy of the FBI)

As data know-how turns into more and more current within the skilled and private lives of society, the frequency of sexting and sextortion continues to rise. As digital instruments are included into studying, youngsters have extra entry to digital gadgets now than ever earlier than.

Education is, due to this fact, a significant mechanism to unfold consciousness and instill prevention expertise in youngsters. This article goals to supply aid by way of schooling for folks, caregivers, common customers of know-how, and victims of sextortion.

Sexting could be outlined broadly as “the sharing of personal, suggestive text messages, or nude or nearly nude photographs or videos through electronic devices” (Ouytsel et al., 2020, p. 36).

(Learn More from FBI Special Agent Brian Herrick who defines sextortion and talks about how younger persons are being manipulated and coerced into creating and sharing sexually specific content material on-line. Courtesy of the FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation and YouTube.)

Research estimates sexting behaviors have elevated over the previous decade, roughly 15 to 27 p.c of youths are sending or receiving sexting messages, and will increase for prime school-aged and grownup members, at 50 p.c or larger.

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Sextortion is a critical crime that happens when somebody threatens to distribute your personal and delicate materials if you don’t present them pictures of sexual nature, sexual acts, or cash.

The Child Rescue Coalition estimates 72.5 million distinctive IP addresses worldwide have shared or downloaded sexually specific pictures, 90 p.c of kids are abused by somebody recognized to their household, youngsters are most susceptible between the ages of seven to 13, predators victimize 50-100 people of their lifetime, and younger ladies are disproportionality affected to boys.

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Christian A. Nanry is a veteran and serves his group as a regulation enforcement official.

He holds an undergraduate diploma from Empire State College, a grasp’s diploma from Seton Hall University, and a Doctorate of Philosophy from Texas State University.

Christian Nanry, PhD and Heather C. Fisher (Courtesy of PWPORG)
Christian Nanry, Ph.D. and Heather C. Fisher (Courtesy of PWPORG)

Contributor and Co-author: Heather C. Fisher is the senior advisor for human rights crimes at Thompson Reuters Special Services. In this capability, Fischer advises on the corporate technique to guard human rights and fight crimes of exploitation, together with human trafficking.

 

By Chan Hellman, PhD And Stacy Phillips, DSW, MSW (Courtesy of PWPORG)
Written By Chan Hellman, Ph.D., and Stacy Phillips, DSW, MSW (Courtesy of PWPORG)

Hope is a mindset not an emotion. Hope is a psychological useful resource based mostly upon our skill to set, pursue, and obtain desired targets.

This optimistic expectation of the longer term is grounded in three easy components: Goals, Pathways, and Willpower. Goals (short- and long-term) are the cornerstone of hope.

When we’re in misery, we should always deal with short-term targets. Pathways characterize the methods or plans we establish to pursue our targets. Neither willpower nor pathways alone is ample for hope.

For instance, a baby might have a robust want to get good grades however struggles to finish homework assignments. Alternatively, the kid might perceive do the assignments however appear unmotivated to do the work. Both eventualities will lead to failure or underachievement.

The hopeful youngster is ready to establish a number of pathways to the objective and might successfully establish various pathways or options to potential limitations.

Willpower refers back to the psychological vitality, equivalent to consideration and intention, on our pathway pursuits. The hopeful youngster has the willpower to self-regulate their ideas, behaviors, and feelings when deciding on and pursuing their desired targets.

With over 2,000 revealed analysis research, hope has emerged as one of the vital essential predictors of well-being for kids, adults, and households.

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Chan M. Hellman, Ph.D. (Courtesy of PWPORG)
Chan M. Hellman, Ph.D. (Courtesy of PWPORG)

Chan M. Hellman, Ph.D. is a professor of social work on the University of Oklahoma and Director of The Hope Research Center.

He has written greater than 150 scientific publications and has introduced at quite a few nationwide and worldwide conferences worldwide, and introduced his work TEDx in May of 2021.

Chan’s analysis is targeted on hope as a psychological power serving to youngsters and adults overcome trauma and adversity. This analysis knowledgeable the event of the “Hope Centered and Trauma Informed” training program.

Chan is the co-author of the award-winning ebook “Hope Rising: How the Science of Hope Can Change Your Life” along with his co-author Casey Gwinn revealed by Morgan James. As a results of this work, Chan was certainly one of 5 invited workshops for Jane Goodall’s Activating Hope Summit (November, 2021).

Stacy Phillips, DSW, MSW is a Victim Justice Program Specialist with the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) inside the U.S. Department of Justice. Dr. Phillips works with on the Discretionary Team and Human Trafficking Team the place she assists the workplace in growing, implementing, and monitoring victimization-related efforts and applications.

Stacy Phillips, DSW, MSW (Courtesy of PWPORG)
Stacy Phillips, DSW, MSW (Courtesy of PWPORG)

Dr. Phillips has greater than 20 years of expertise within the sufferer companies area and is a baby and youth professional inside OVC specializing in trauma, poly victimization, and mind science.

She represents OVC on the DOJ Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Working Group and the Federal Inter-Agency Work Group on Child Abuse and Neglect.

She additionally addresses crime victims’ rights enforcement and authorized wraparound networks, regulation enforcement-based direct companies, post-conviction initiatives, and has spearheaded demonstration initiatives on poly victimization, lowering youngster fatalities and recurring critical youngster accidents, and leads the opioid/ drug habit disaster initiative.

She is a social innovation strategist engaged on growing and deploying efficient options to difficult and systemic points. Before becoming a member of OVC, Ms. Phillips spent 15 years working in youngster welfare.

Dr. Phillips holds a Doctorate of Social Work (DSW) from the University of Southern California with a deal with good decarceration particularly with youth; an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Southern Connecticut State University; and an M.S.W. from The Catholic University of America.

 

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), which was recognized in the 2019 'ASTORS' Awards Program for Excellence in Public Safety,  reported a national increase of 846% in reports of suspected child sex trafficking between 2010 and 2015.
Written By Benjamin Thomas Greer, J.D., M.A.(Courtesy of PWPORG) (Image courtesy of Anti-Trafficking International)

Preparing our youth for tutorial rigor and societal challenges is the driving pressure of our educational establishments.

As we be taught extra about human trafficking and the way traffickers groom younger girls and boys with the intention to exploit them, we should present our educators with the instruments to assist establish suspicious habits and place our kids to be resilient towards coercive strategies.

The State of California, usually seen as a frontrunner in counter-trafficking insurance policies, has begun making use of a novel method – to fostering higher public consciousness and trying to instill resiliency of their youth by mandating anti-human trafficking in junior and senior highschool curricula.

The time period “human trafficking” could be jarring and too usually is a loaded phrase used for political functions. This is completed as a result of it invokes a visceral response. Unfortunately, most of the connotations the general public conjure are cultural stereotypes, gender or ethnic bias, or Hollywood-based hysteria and hyperbole.

Approaching this difficulty from a fact-based lens, assessing and addressing root causes, after which constructing a resiliency response from a sensible utility perspective may also help put our kids able to repel inappropriate and dangerous interactions.

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Benjamin Thomas Greer, J.D., M.A. (Courtesy of PWPORG)
Benjamin Thomas Greer, J.D., M.A. (Courtesy of PWPORG)

Benjamin Thomas Greer, J.D., M.A.. is an Emergency Management Instructor for the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES); a Research Associate for the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Applied Research in Human Trafficking (CCARHT); and holds a Master’s Degree from Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Homeland Defense and Security Program (NPS-CHDS), which was acknowledged within the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program for ‘Excellence in Homeland Security’. 

 

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Written by By Salvatore Puglisi (Courtesy of PWPORG)

A zombie apocalypse taking on the South Street Seaport, a four-alarm hearth within the Bronx with individuals trapped, a water important break with large-scale flooding on the A/C subway traces, Manhattan hospitals overrun with sufferers from a nationwide Salmonella outbreak, these are a number of the matters you might hear strolling the halls of The Urban Assembly School for Emergency Management (UASEM) on any given day.

UASEM is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) faculty that prepares college students for each faculty and profession within the area of Emergency Management and Emergency Response.

The Beginning The Urban Assembly School for Emergency Management (UASEM) places college students within the sneakers of Emergency Managers and first responders to establish high-stakes issues and create novel options.

In spring of 2013 Rodolfo Elizondo (Principal) and Robert Magliaro (Assistant Principal) with a small, however devoted employees, started constructing the foundations of the primary highschool for Emergency Management within the United States.

Much just like the Emergency Management business itself, UASEM skilled some rising pains in our early days. Our small employees would meet in numerous eating places and occasional homes round New York City, as the college didn’t but have a bodily area.

Our founding employees would work all day at their different faculties, then meet after work to evaluate potential employees hires and construct a curriculum for every topic.

One important precedence was to convey emergency administration to life in all topics, from artwork to math. We wished college students to really feel and expertise the mission of our college throughout all content material areas.

The focus then grew to become, what does emergency administration appear to be for a highschool pupil dwelling in NYC?

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Just over 20 years in the past, 23-year-old EMT from Queens Salvatore Puglisi responded to a name for assist in decrease Manhattan that might change his life.

Arriving on scene for the time being of the second aircraft’s impression into the World Trade Center, Sal Puglisi started a direct triage of sufferers. The days that adopted would finally change the trajectory of his private {and professional} life.

Now Sal experiences to decrease Manhattan on daily basis for a unique calling — this time at the Urban Assembly School for Emergency Management (UASEM) as Mr. Puglisi, Career and Technical Education (CTE) instructor for Emergency Management and Medicine.

The work at UASEM is a small instance of UA’s CTE desires come to life. Students uncover passions, discover them with professional instructors, be taught by way of internships within the area, and construct the credentials that turn into the stepping stones to social and financial mobility

(Hear instantly from Sal Puglisi, a instructor with the Urban Assembly School of Emergency Management, as he talks concerning the mission of the college and shares the impression of educating emergency administration in enjoyable, partaking methods. Courtesy of the Center for Homeland Defense and Security Naval Postgraduate School and YouTube.)

 

Written By Terri A. March-Safbom and Conor P. Safbom  (Courtesy of PWPORG)
Written By Terri A. March-Safbom and Conor P. Safbom  (Courtesy of PWPORG)

If buying monetary wealth is your objective, then a profession in public service might be not best for you; in any case, there aren’t any inventory choices in authorities.

There are a number of explanation why a person would select a profession in public service, however the overriding motivation is often to have a way of objective and make a distinction on this planet.

In a latest article revealed by Columbia Southern University, the highest inspirations for contemplating a profession in public service embrace a want to avoid wasting lives, enhance communities, affect social change, and obtain private achievement.

In immediately’s politically charged surroundings, cynicism about authorities is the norm. A 2015 Pew Research Center ballot discovered a meager 22% of residents consider the vast majority of elected officers place the nation’s pursuits forward of their very own.

Despite partisan variations and common distrust, a majority of the general public surveyed have a positive opinion of the function of presidency in areas equivalent to retaining the nation secure from terrorism, responding to pure disasters, guaranteeing secure meals and drugs, and managing immigration.

Although a majority of these surveyed consider our nation’s difficulties lack easy options, in addition they consider unusual Americans could make a contribution by selecting a profession in public service.

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Terri March has been the Court Administrator for the North Las Vegas Justice Court since 2004, and is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, with a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting, a Master’s of Business Administration, and a Master’s of Public Administration.

Terri left the lodge/on line casino business after 17 years to pursue a profession in public service, in the end coming into court docket administration. Advancing her schooling by way of the National Center for State Courts, she accomplished the Court Management Program, Court Executive Development Program, and have become a Fellow of the Institute for Court Management in 2009.

She graduated from the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Homeland Defense and Security Masters’ program in March 2018. Her thesis, “Weapons of Mass Distraction: Strategies for Countering the Paper Terrorism of Sovereign Citizens,” was developed right into a distance studying webinar for the Nevada Supreme Court, and will probably be introduced to a nationwide viewers with the American Judges’ Association in 2022.

Terri A. March-Safbom, and Conor P. Safbom (Courtesy of PWPORG)
Terri A. March-Safbom, and Conor P. Safbom (Courtesy of PWPORG)

Terri’s son, LTJG Conor Safbom, USN, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2019 with a level in Aerospace Engineering.

During his First Class (senior) 12 months, he was chosen as a Shoemaker Scholar, an instructional scholarship that afforded him the chance to pursue an M.S. in Astronautical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School.

He performed analysis with Dr. Marcello Romano within the Spacecraft Robotics Laboratory and wrote a thesis entitled “Design, Testing, and Analysis of Self-Toss Hopping Maneuvers of Astrobee at NPS and NASA Ames Research Center.”

Following his commencement from NPS, he moved to Pensacola, Florida, to start Naval Aviation coaching. He accomplished major flight faculty in August of 2021 earlier than deciding on the E-2/C-2 pipeline. He will proceed his flight coaching in Corpus Christi and Kingsville, Texas, earlier than in the end reporting to Norfolk, Virginia, to be taught to fly his final platform.

 

Written by Rahz Slaughter (Courtesy of PWPORG)
Written by Rahz Slaughter (Courtesy of PWPORG)

In the previous two years, the world has been confronted with a plethora of uncertainty and challenges. Parents, lecturers, and kids have all been examined.

In immediately’s local weather, I’ve seen a number of uncertainty and self-doubt whereas teaching mother and father and youths. Some mother and father and youths are thriving, however others are simply merely surviving.

With a lot negativity and uncertainty on this planet, youngsters lack motivation, and oldsters doubt themselves at work and residential. Breaking by way of these mindset challenges doesn’t should be difficult.

By the top of this text, you’ll stroll away with a simple course of with the intention to start to remodel your mindset and your households without end.

I’ve used this methodology with my very own challenges, and I’ve additionally applied it with mother and father, lecturers, and athletes who need to thrive and create a balanced and fulfilling life.

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Rahz Slaughter (Courtesy of PWPORG)
Rahz Slaughter (Courtesy of PWPORG)

Rahz Slaughter is a efficiency and well being coach with greater than 21 years of expertise. Born and raised on Long Island, NY, he at present lives in South Florida along with his spouse, Michele, and 17-year outdated stepson, Nicholas.

Rahz’s ardour for serving to teenagers develop a strong mindset resulted from overcoming many life challenges from adolescence to maturity.

Today Rahz travels the nation talking at faculties and conferences about management, confidence, and self-awareness. Rahz is the co-author of Student Success Secrets and creator of the S3 Accelerator Life and Success Coaching Program for teenagers.

 

Written by By Amber Robell with contributions from Marrisa Savron (Courtesy of PWPORG)
Learn the indicators: from Drug Use and Sexual Activity to Suicide/Self-Harm
Written by By Amber Robell with contributions from Marrisa Savron (Courtesy of PWPORG)

Growing up with smartphones and tablets is one thing that makes present teenagers distinctive in comparison with the earlier generations.

With the fast improvement of social media platforms and quite a few types of direct messaging, teenagers are continually speaking with each other and growing their social media presence.

Emojis, slang, and acronyms have all been intertwined with how we converse to one another and is completed so seamlessly that we learn and interpret as regular speech.

For those that didn’t develop up utilizing these emojis, acronyms, and different textual content lingo, they’ll appear to be a international language troublesome to translate.

Being in a position to translate these is the important thing to understanding direct messages and social media messages, so right here is my introduction to breaking down some textual content language that folks of youngsters ought to look out for to make sure their teenagers are being secure on-line.

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Amber Robell (Courtesy of PWPORG) (Image by Molly Piszczek Photography – Instagram handle: @piszportraits)
Amber Robell (Courtesy of PWPORG) (Image by Molly Piszczek Photography – Instagram deal with: @piszportraits)

Amber Robell (at proper), is a present pupil at Oregon State University learning BioHealth Sciences with the pre-med choice.

She participates in a number of actions on campus together with analysis. In her free time, she enjoys attending group health courses and going to espresso retailers along with her associates.

Marrisa Savron (not pictured) is a freshman highschool pupil in Brunswick, Ohio. She enjoys softball, volleyball and spending time with associates.

 

Written By Sarah Harrington (Courtesy of PWPORG)
Written By Sarah Harrington (Courtesy of PWPORG)

Hope is greater than a want. “Hope is the belief that your future can be brighter and better than your past and that you actually have a role to play in making it better” (Gwinn & Hellman, 2019, p. 8).

In their analysis, Casey Gwinn and Dr. Chan Hellman (2019) have seen a hyperlink between hope-driven people and enhancements in grades, social and emotional studying, attendance, and extra.

Further, when youngsters and adults start to expertise assembly a objective, it raises their stage of hope.

It is essential that on the faculty and residential stage, we create alternatives for kids to generate self-goals and meet them; it will enhance youngsters’s skill to thrive in all settings.

In this text, I’d prefer to share with you ways I’m constructing hope with the employees and college students for which I’m blessed to function proud principal of Lake Ridge Elementary School. I may even share some concepts I’ve for folks as they work to construct hope of their youngster/ren.

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Sarah Harrington (Courtesy of PWPORG)
Sarah Harrington (Courtesy of PWPORG)

Sarah Harrington is the blessed mom of two youngsters and spouse of a retired Navy Officer. She is in her third 12 months because the proud principal of Lake Ridge Elementary School in Woodbridge, Virginia.

Prior to administration, she labored as an English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Specialist, ESOL instructor, fourth grade, second grade, and Kindergarten instructor.

Sarah has introduced at state and nationwide conferences and holds a Masters in Educational Leadership from George Mason University, and a Masters in Education, Reading from California State University, Long Beach.

Her passions embrace literacy, English Language Learners, hope science, and progress mindset.

 

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2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon (starting front row, left to right) SIMS Software President & CEO Michael Struttmann; TENEO Risk Advisory Executive Chairman Commissioner Bill Bratton; NEC National Security Systems President Dr. Kathleen Kiernan; TSA Administrator David Pekoske; Fortior Solutions General Counsel Katherine Cowan; NEC Corporation of America Senior Vice President & Chief Experience Officer Raffie Beroukhim; TENEO Risk Advisory Chief of Staff David Cagno; Infragard National Board Member Doug Farber, Lumina Analytics Co-Founder & Chairman Allan Martin, and AMAROK Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing Mike Dorrington.
2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon (beginning entrance row, left to proper) SIMS Software President & CEO Michael Struttmann; TENEO Risk Advisory Executive Chairman Commissioner Bill Bratton; NEC National Security Systems President Dr. Kathleen Kiernan; TSA Administrator David Pekoske; Fortior Solutions General Counsel Katherine Cowan; NEC Corporation of America Senior Vice President & Chief Experience Officer Raffie Beroukhim; TENEO Risk Advisory Chief of Staff David Cagno; Infragard National Board Member Doug Farber, Lumina Analytics Co-Founder & Chairman Allan Martin, and AMAROK Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing Mike Dorrington.

American Security Today’s Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program, and now in its Sixth Year, continues to acknowledge business leaders of Physical and Border Security, Cybersecurity, Emergency Preparedness – Management and Response, Law Enforcement, First Responders, in addition to federal, state and municipal authorities companies within the acknowledgment of their excellent efforts to Keep our Nation Secure.

  • PWPORG (Preparedness Without Paranoia) is a 501(c)(3) constructed by regulation enforcement and safety business practitioners and educators to supply academic assets to children, households, and communities on security and emergency preparedness.

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How to Get Involved, Be a Superhero, Make a Donation and Make a Difference – PWPORG is searching for charitable, donations, contributions, and company/company sponsorships to supply Safety and Emergency Preparedness Training to youngsters’s teams in your group.
  • PWPORG is proactively taking motion to introduce the kids and households in our communities, to expertise and academic assets on security and emergency preparedness, that when realized and practiced, will final for a lifetime.

  • Guided by Dr. Kathleen Kiernan, a 29-year veteran of Federal Law Enforcement and President of NEC National Security Systems, the nonprofit PWPORG was created to teach, have interaction and empower households and children on problems with preparedness and resiliency to create a safer world, freed from energetic threats and human traffickers.

(Learn about how YOU can Make a Difference within the lives of our Nation’s Children and Families. Be a Superhero, Make a Donation and Make a Difference by serving to to help Preparedness Without Paranoia and Parents with Preparedness Magazine. Courtesy of Kiernan Group Holdings and YouTube.)

The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards spotlight essentially the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking safety options coming onto the market immediately, to make sure our readers have the data they should keep forward of the competitors and hold our Nation secure – one facility, avenue, and metropolis at a time.

Thomas Richardson, FDNY Chief of Department; Dr. Kathleen Kiernan, President of NEC National Security Systems; and Richard Blatus, FDNY Assistant Chief of Operations at the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon at ISC East.
AST Honors Thomas Richardson, FDNY Chief of Department; Dr. Kathleen Kiernan, President of NEC National Security Systems; and Richard Blatus, FDNY Assistant Chief of Operations, on the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon at ISC East.

The United States was without end modified 20 years in the past on September eleventh, and we had been lucky to have a lot of those that responded to these horrific tragedies be a part of us on the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon.

In the times that adopted 9/11, the important wants of defending our nation catapulted us into new and progressive methods to safe our homeland – which is how most of the companies and enterprise organizations which are immediately ‘ASTORS’ Awards Champions, got here into being.

Our keynote speaker TSA Administrator David Pekoske delivered a moving and timely address on the strategic priorities of the 64,000 member TSA workforce in securing the transportation system, enabling safe, and in many cases, contactless travel, and more (Be sure to see Interview.)
TSA Administrator David Pekoske addressing attendees on the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon in New York City on November 17, 2021. (Be certain to see AST Exclusive Interview, facilitated by Dr. Kathleen Kiernan HERE.)

Our 2021 keynote speaker featured a transferring and informative tackle from TSA Administrator and Vice-Admiral of the United States Coast Guard (Ret), David Pekoske; to our attendees who traveled from throughout the United States and overseas, on the strategic priorities of the 64,000 member TSA workforce in securing the transportation system, enabling secure, and in lots of instances, contactless journey.

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Commissioner Bill Bratton signing copies of his newest work, ‘The Profession: A Memoir of Community, Race, and the Arc of Policing in America,’ on the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Luncheon. (Be certain to see AST Exclusive Interview with Comm Bratton, facilitated by Dr. Kathleen Kiernan HERE.)

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The regularly evolving ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program will emphasize the path of Accomplished Women in Leadership in 2022, in addition to the Significance and Positive Impact of Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in our Next Generation of Government and Industry Leaders. #MentorshipMatters

So be looking out for thrilling upcoming bulletins of Speakers, Presenters, Book Signing Opportunities, and Attendees on the 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Luncheon in November of 2022 in New York City!

nec nssNominations are at present being accepted for the 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards at https://americansecuritytoday.com/ast-awards/.

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Submit your class advice for consideration to Michael Madsen, AST Publisher at: mmadsen@americansecuritytoday.com.

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Honoring the twentieth anniversary of the Transportation Security Administration (Team TSA on the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Luncheon.)

In 2021 over 200 distinguished friends representing Federal, State and Local Governments, and Industry Leading Corporate Firms gathered from throughout North America, Europe, and the Middle East to be honored amongst their friends of their respective fields which included:

NCDMPH (Dr. Goolsby second from left), and American Red Cross Members accept 'Excellence in Public Safety' Awards at 2021 'ASTORS' Luncheon
NCDMPH (Dr. Goolsby second from left), and American Red Cross Members settle for an ‘Excellence in Public Safety’ Awards at 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Luncheon
Representing NEC at the 2021 'ASTORS' Awards Luncheon -Stacey Brown, SVP Raffie Beroukhim, Dr. Kathleen Kiernan, 2021 'ASTORS' Industry Leader of the Year; Christopher Gillyard, Rachel Sisk, and Frank Sangiorg
Representing NEC Corporation on the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon at ISC in New York City – NEC Director of Marketing Stacey Brown, NEC Senior Vice President Raffie Beroukhim, NEC NSS President Dr. Kathleen Kiernan, the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Extraordinary Industry Leadership & Innovation Person of the Year; NEC NSS Regional Sales Director Chris Gillyard, NEC NSS Executive Assistant Rachel Sisk, and NEC Regional Sales Director Frank Sangiorgi

Corporate corporations, the vast majority of which return 12 months to 12 months to construct upon their file of accomplishment embrace:

AlertMedia, Allied Universal, AMAROK, ATI Systems, Attivo Networks, Axis Communications, Automatic Systems of America, BriefCam, Canon U.S.A., Fortior Solutions, guardDog.ai, Hanwha Techwin of America, HID Global, Mark43, IPVideo Corporation, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, Lumina Analytics, NEC National Security Systems, NICE Public Safety, OnSolve, PureTech Systems, Quantum Corporation, Rave Mobile Safety, Regroup Mass Notification, Robotic Assistance Devices, Rajant Corporation, SafeLogicSenstar Corporation, ShotSpotter, Singlewire Software, SolarWinds Worldwide, Teledyne FLIR, Valor Systems, and Wiresecure, simply to call just a few!

Team ATI Systems (featuring Dr. Ray Bassiouni, second from right) Accepts the 2021 Platinum 'ASTORS' Award for the ATI Systems Mobile Solutions for Giant Voice, in addition to a 2020 'ASTORS' Extraordinary Leadership & Innovation Award at the 2021 'ASTORS' Awards Luncheon at ISC East.
Team ATI Systems (that includes Dr. Ray Bassiouni, second from proper) Accepts the 2021 Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award for the ATI Systems Mobile Solutions for Giant Voice, along with a 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Extraordinary Leadership & Innovation Award on the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon at ISC East.

The conventional safety market has lengthy been coated by a number of publications placing ahead the old fashioned fundamentals to what’s Today – a fast-changing safety panorama.

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American Security Today is uniquely centered on the broader Homeland Security & Public Safety market with over 75,000 readers on the Federal, State, and native ranges of presidency in addition to corporations allied to the federal government.

American Security Today brings ahead a contemporary compelling look and skim with our custom-made digital publications that maintain readers’ eyes all through the story with cutting-edge editorial that gives options to their challenges.

AST puts forward the Largest and Most Qualified Circulation in Government with Over 75,000 readers on the Federal, State and Local levels.
AST places ahead the Largest and Most Qualified Circulation in Government with Over 75,000 readers on the Federal, State and Local ranges.

AST Digital Publications are distributed to over 75,000 certified authorities and homeland safety professionals, in federal, state, native, and personal safety sectors.

‘PROTECTING OUR NATION, ONE CITY AT A TIME’

AST Reaches each Private & Public Experts, important to assembly these new challenges.

Today’s new technology of public security and safety consultants want real-time information to take care of home and worldwide terrorism, lone wolf assaults, unprecedented city violence, shifts in society, tradition, and media bias – making it more and more troublesome for Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, First Responders, Military and Private Security Professionals to implement coordinated safety measures to make sure nationwide safety and enhance public security.

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These consultants are from Government on the federal, state, and native stage in addition to from personal corporations allied to the federal government.

AST gives a full plate of matters in our AST Monthly Magazine Editions, AST Website, and AST Daily News Alerts, overlaying 23 Vital Sectors equivalent to Access Control, Perimeter Protection, Video Surveillance/Analytics, Airport Security, Border Security, CBRNE Detection, Border Security, Ports, Cybersecurity, Networking Security, Encryption, Law Enforcement, First Responders, Campus Security, Security Services, Corporate Facilities, and Emergency Response amongst others.

AST has Expanded readership into integral Critical Infrastructure audiences equivalent to Protection of Nuclear Facilities, Water Plants & Dams, Bridges & Tunnels, and different potential targets of terrorism.

Other areas of concern embrace Transportation Hubs, Public Assemblies, Government Facilities, Sporting & Concert Stadiums, our Nation’s Schools & Universities, and Commercial Business Destinations – all attractive targets as a result of massive variety of individuals and assets clustered collectively.

(See just some highlights of American Security Today’s 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Luncheon at ISC East. Courtesy of My Pristine Images and Vimeo.)

To be taught extra about ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winners options, please see the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ CHAMPIONS Edition Fully Interactive Magazine – the Best Products of 2021 ‘A Year in Review’.

The Annual CHAMPIONS version features a evaluate of Annual ‘ASTORS’ Award Winning merchandise and applications, highlighting key particulars on most of the profitable agency’s services and products, together with video interviews and extra.

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It serves as your Go-To Source all year long for The Best of 2021 Products and Services endorsed by American Security Today, and can satisfy your agency’s and/or group’s most urgent Homeland Security and Public Safety wants.

From Physical Security (Access Control, Critical Infrastructure, Perimeter Protection, and Video Surveillance Cameras and Video Management Systems), to IT Security (Cybersecurity, Encryption, Data Storage, Anti-Malware and Networking Security – Just to call just a few), the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ CHAMPIONS EDITION has what it is advisable to Detect, Delay, Respond to, and Mitigate immediately’s real-time threats in our continually evolving safety panorama.

It additionally contains featured visitor editorial items from a number of the safety business’s most revered leaders, and acknowledged corporations within the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program.

  • For a whole record of 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winners, start HERE.

For extra data on All Things American Security Today, in addition to the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program, please contact Michael Madsen, AST Publisher at mmadsen@americansecuritytoday.com.

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