Anger Management: Does It Actually Work?
August 23, 2018
Hosted by Opal Singleton
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Have you ever wondered why some people are more hot tempered than others? Or, why, when you find yourself angry you can't stop from making rash decisions? Perhaps you know a foster kid, or kids from broken homes that struggle to manage their rage and frustration at their circumstances. Maybe your spouse is so out of control that it is difficult to communicate with them. This week we will feature Susan Steele, a certified Anger Management Counselor and Behavior Health Specialist for adults and at-risk children. Susan owns her own agency, where she conducts counseling to those who have an issue stemming from anger in their life. She also assists with stabilizing youth in short term residential treatment programs. Susan will discuss what causes anger, the difference between anger and rage, how we process anger, and why certain things trigger a reaction. She will talk about how to deal with young people with anger issues, as well as how to learn to manage our own anger.
EXPLOITED: Crimes Against Humanity
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This program is designed to educate first responders, civic leaders, social workers, education professionals, faith based leaders and parents about how predators access, groom, recruit and exploit victims into prostitution and sextortion. We analyze real cases from the perspective of Law Enforcement, the victim, and the perpetrator. We look at hard core trafficking cases and how law enforcement is able to intervene. We examine cases of child pornography and the Dark Web. We examine how predators use apps, chatrooms, games and the latest technologies. We discuss the impact of gangs and cartels on human exploitation. We also look at trends in global human trafficking. Our goal is to build a global interactive community of individuals empowered to eradicate human exploitation.
Opal Singleton is a global human trafficking and child pornography expert. She has trained tens of thousands of first responders, government and civic leaders, faith based leaders and education administrators about how predators groom and recruit innocent victims into prostitution and exploitation. Opal works with the Riverside County (CA) Anti Human Trafficking Task Force through a Department of Justice grant. Opal sits with parents of missing kids and assists teens in trouble through social media. Opal is the President and CEO of Million Kids, a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating child sex trafficking. She has authored a book “Seduced: The Grooming of America’s Teenagers” to educate parents and grandparents and educators about how predators use apps, chatrooms, online video gaming and social media to exploit young people. Opal is on the Board of Rapha House serving human trafficking victims in Cambodia, Thailand and Haiti. She is an Instructor for the USC Sol Price Institute for Safe Communities training law enforcement administrators and is an Instructor for the Los Angeles Fire Training Academy. Opal retired in 2000 after a lifelong career in international marketing having accrued nearly three million frequent flyer miles. Opal is passionate about protecting families and youth from predators and is dedicated to providing an in-depth global interactive internet training program to educate leaders around the world to stop human exploitation and trafficking.