CUSD Cares Podcast Transcripts
August 20, 2019
Brenda Vargas/Ryan Helton
Brenda Vargas interviews Ryan Helton, therapist. Ryan Helton describes the signs and symptoms of anxiety, how to know when it's beyond the "normal", and shares simple strategies that anyone can incorporate. Ryan also suggests some options for treatment.
September 6, 2019
Brenda Vargas/Dr. James Bogash
Brenda Vargas interviews Dr. James Bogash, chiropractor. Dr. Bogash describes the bigger danger beyond nicotine in regards to vaping. He also discusses in detail the toxic exposures such as heavy metals and the possible medical implications that vaping is having on our youth.
Click here for additional information on vaping from Chandler Coalition on Youth Substance Abuse.
August 15, 2019
Brenda Vargas (formerly Ramos) / Jeff Wondoloski
Brenda Vargas (formerly Ramos) interviews Jeff Wondoloski, Community Liaison from Aurora Behavioral Health regarding the effects of vaping on behavior. Jeff describes what vaping is. He also discusses the basic facts of vaping, the most common type of vaping youth are using, JUUL, how it works, the trend, social acceptance and myths and facts.
June 25, 2019
Brenda Ramos / Katie Kahle
Brenda Ramos interviews Katie Kahle, Director of the Chandler Care Center in the Chandler Unified School District. Topic: What is the Chandler Care Center? How can it help you? How can you volunteer or assist?
July 15, 2019
Brenda Ramos / Cynthia Howell
Brenda Ramos interviews Cynthia Howell, counselor at Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary School in Chandler Unified School District about making the transition to kindergarten. Topics: What does the first day look like? How can the school counselor support you and your student?
April 2, 2019
Brenda Ramos / Anna Cicero
Inaugural podcast. We're very excited to be able to bring to parents and community members topics that impact parents and students related to Counseling and Social Services within the Chandler Unified School District (CUSD). Brenda Ramos interviews Anna Cicero, 30-year veteran teacher and counselor.. Topic: What is a counselor? How can they help you?