Thrive Podcast
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In a powerful episode of Thrive, Ms. Kayse McCanne leads a reflective conversation with three adult women who participated in a small group lead by Ms. McCanne while in high school. The topics discussed are related to suicide and low self esteem.

In this episode of Thrive, Mrs. Cherelle Savage, School Counselor at Impact Academy and Ms. Cristy McCabe, Program Administrator at Gordon State College bring awareness to the opportunities, benefits, and process of applying/ attending college., Gordon State College, FAFSA, Fastweb Scholarships

Patrice Bryant is currently a School Counselor at Impact Academy. She has 16 years of experience in school counseling and 26 years as an educator. She is passionate about supporting and helping victims and survivors of domestic violence. Her podcast topic, “ Domestic Violence, It’s Effect on Children, and How Parents and School Officials Can Help” brings awareness to domestic violence during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. She shares tips on what non-abusive parents and school officials can do to help children who are exposed to or witnesses of this growing social issue.

For more information on domestic violence and organizations that support victims and survivors, contact the following organizations:

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence,

The National Domestic Violence Hotline, 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or

Haven House, Crisis Hotline, 770-954-9229 or

The Purple K.I.S.S. Foundation, 470-765-8630 or on Facebook or Instagram

This is our first in a podcast series to support the parents and students of Impact Academy. In this episode, Ms. Falesha Reyolds, school social worker, presents ways parents can help organize a student in a virtual learning environment. Steve Thompson, Impact Academy Principal and Falesha Reynolds, Licensed Social Worker