articles tagged "war"

Monday, November 4th — A “Daddy Brain” Program: Kids and Conflict

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 | Access Hour

Have you ever thought about how to talk with your kids about war and conflict? It’s a delicate topic that many parents aren’t comfortable breeching. Joey Guido, who runs that Daddy Brain program to help dads deal with family issues, has two guests: the first guest, Niki Walker, has written a book called Why Do We Fight, which focuses on helping our kids understand, and think critically, about conflict and war in the world. She shares some of her insights on healthy ways to discuss this sensitive subject. The second guest, Dr. Mark Brady, Ph.D., talks about conflict and discord within our own homes, focusing on conflict between siblings and spouses — and how negative forms of discipline can play a role in [...] more »

The Trauma of PTSD

Thursday, 18 April 2013 | A Public Affair
PTSD

On Thursday April 18th, host Allen Ruff interviewed Jeremiah Goulka, author of the timely piece on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, “Iraq Is Such a House of Trauma, It Doesn’t Take Much to Get PTSD.” Allen discussed with Goulka his observations and experience with what amounts to something approaching “national trauma.” more »

Matt Southworth on the War in Afghanistan

Monday, 15 October 2012 | buzz
Friends Committee on National Legislation (fcnl.org)

  On Monday October 15, our host Linda Jameson spoke with Matt Southworth, a legislative program associate for foreign policy with the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL): A Quaker Lobby in the Public Interest. First serving in the US army at the age of nineteen, Matt was deployed to Iraq in 2004 as an intelligence analyst doing predictive analysis. Since then, he has joined the FCNL and is also on the Board of Directors for Veterans for Peace. He was in Madison to attend a Veterans for Peace board meeting, and to plan the annual Veterans for Peace conference which will be held in Madison in August 2013. Matt travels across the country, advocating for a peaceful transition to [...] more »

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