The experience of working with teens who managed their lives with resilience and strength solidified her passion for adolescents and their families. In graduate school at the University of Washington School of Nursing, Julie pursued her passion through research analysis of the experiences of young women in puberty. Over the years Julie has written and taught curricula for preteens and teens that promote strategies for decision-making, and she has written two books for preteens. Julie has been invited to numerous school and community groups to talk to parents about topics related to adolescence. Her encouraging, straightforward approach, matched with the latest research and strategies, have made her a popular presenter. She and her husband are parents of three young adults who have been the primary inspiration of her work. Kara is a mental health therapist, focusing her work on concerns around eating, body image and relationship to sport and exercise. Kara lives in Seattle with her 2 preteen daughters, her husband who was a former teammate at UW , and her new English Retriever dog, Murphy. A health educator since , Linda facilitates processes that encourage youth to become empowered to choose and act with awareness.
Sex and Sexuality
For years, the Pentagon mishandled sexual assault cases involving kids living on military bases, until an Associated Press investigation jolted lawmakers into action. He was haunted by what he saw at Fort Hood in Texas and at bases overseas — allegations of assault and rape that were falling through the cracks because of a lack of a juvenile justice system. We also examine how reforms the military has promised are affecting victims of assault and their families. Then, reporter Holly McDede brings us to Berkeley High School in California, where students were fed up with what they saw as a culture of sexual harassment and assault among their peers. After years of allegedly mishandled allegations, they wanted action from adults in the administration — and they got it. Reveal transcripts are produced by a third-party transcription service and may contain errors. Prior to radio, Sullivan worked as a documentary film producer. That work took him around the world, with stories ranging from reconciliation in Northern Ireland to the refugee crisis during the war in Kosovo. He also dug into local issues.
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