Thursday, July 16, 2020

CORONAVIRUS CONTRACT TRACING APPS

KATHRYN WALDRON, Resident Fellow of National Security & Cybersecurity At The R Street Institute is our guest. She talks about her recent article, “THE CARE STATES NEED TO TAKE WITH CONTACT TRACING APPS” as the country and world continue to try and cope with the ongoing pandemic.

WEBSITE: https://www.rstreet.org

Waldron focuses her research and writing on issues relating to cybersecurity. She is also a graduate research fellow at the Mercatus Center of George Mason University. Earlier in her career, Kathryn worked for Walmart’s headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas, where she was a health and wellness coordinator. She also served as a research assistant at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kosovo. Kathryn earned her bachelor’s degree in economics and international relations from Wheaton College.

COVID-19 AND KIDS’ MENTAL HEALTH

DOCTOR CAROL LIEBERMAN, M.D., joins us. She is considered a “Media Psychiatrist” based in Beverly Hills and is the host of “Dr. Carole’s Couch.” Lieberman sheds light on the lockdown and impact it’s having on children, parents and families.

WEBSITE: http://www.drcarole.com

Dr. Carole is also the best-selling author of:

LIONS AND TIGERS AND TERRORISTS, OH MY!

Publisher: Pebblecreek Press (August 11, 2017)

“Terrorism is the new ‘birds and the bees’ talk of the 21st century, another sensitive fact of life that kids must learn about to become resilient and stay safe. Lions and Tigers and Terrorists, Oh My! is the first book about terrorism for kids.It is written by a psychiatrist, Carole Lieberman, M.D., who is internationally renowned as ‘The Terrorist Therapist’. The first half of the book empowers parents and teachers to help children understand the news that bombards them, without making them feel scared. It also helps grownups recognize and respond to kids’ feelings, and includes 88 ways to raise happy, healthy children in a time of terror. The second half of the book is a picture book for kids that gives them a gentle introduction to terrorism and answers their most pressing questions, such as, “What is a terrorist?” and “Why do they want to hurt us?” It is interactive – giving kids opportunities to express their feelings and 10 things they can do to become stronger and stay safe from a terrorist. Lions and Tigers and Terrorists, Oh My! is recommended by leading terrorism experts, top educators and kids, themselves.”