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APRENDAMOS PODCAST

Holiday Blues Toolkit
an Aprendamos Moment

Aprendamos Moments are mini-episodes of the Children & Families Podcast. In this episode, we hear from Ali Covarrubias-Parra about the Holiday Blues. She provides tips and strategies. You can listen to the full episode on Episode 13.

To learn more about Aprendamos Family of Services, visit www.aitkids.com or on Facebook @aitkids.nm or Instagram @aitkids

Aprendamos – investing in our future one child, one family, and one relationship at a time.

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To learn more about Aprendamos Family of Services, visit www.aitkids.com or on Facebook @aitkids.nm or Instagram @aitkids
Aprendamos – investing in our future one child, one family, and one relationship at a time.

Episode 21: How our Registered
Nurse helps Infants, Toddlers,
and Families in Early Intervention

In this episode, hosts Caroline Zamora and Krystal Chavarria-Gonzalez talk about Nurse Services within Early Intervention. They are joined by Sara Sell, RN, BSN, who has been a Nurse with Aprendamos for nine years. Also, Aprendamos was the first Early Intervention Agency in the State of New Mexico to provide Nurse Services to families in Early Intervention. Sara has an extensive background in working with children who have been in the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) who may have been born premature (premie babies). Also, working with families and medical providers to support children who are medically fragile or more medically involved. Sara also helps children with feeding concerns and other medical concerns by collaborating with our other therapy providers and medical providers.

Telling Our Story
Mario Morales

Aprendamos Moments are mini-episodes of the Children & Families Podcast. In this episode, we hear a Telling Out Story Moment from Mario Morales, DS III/RBT. Mario has worked for the Aprendamos Family of Services for five years. Here is Mario’s Story.

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To learn more about Aprendamos Family of Services, visit www.aitkids.com or on Facebook @aitkids.nm or Instagram @aitkids
Aprendamos – investing in our future one child, one family, and one relationship at a time.

Episode 19: Speech,
Occupational, Physical,
and Autism therapy
for children

In this episode hosts Caroline Zamora and Krystal Chavarria-Gonzalez talk about Esperanza Children’s Therapy Clinic and Mariposa Autism Service Center. Esperanza Children’s Therapy provides speech-language therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy for children ages three to 18. Mariposa Autism Service Center provides Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to children diagnosed with Autism ages three to 18. We talk with Naomi Wong, PT and Lindsey Hale, BCBA about what services look like and how Esperanza Children’s Therapy Clinic and Mariposa Autism Service Center collaborate and how families can benefit from both programs.

Episode 20:
Mental Health Services for
Children, Adolescents,
Families and Individuals

In this episode, hosts Caroline Zamora and Krystal Chavarria-Gonzalez talk about Mental Health Services at Alegria Family Counseling. There are join by Pearl Trujillo-MacDonald, LPCC, and clinician at Alegria and discuss mental health services. They talk about what services look for children, such as play therapy interventions, for adolescents, family sessions, and individuals. Also, how Telehealth services have changed what therapy sessions are experienced. They talk about what a mental health session looks like for a child and how they differ from adults’ sessions. Also, the different types of therapy and specialties offered at Alegria Family Counseling and more.

Episode 17:
Reunion de Familias

In this episode of the Children & Families Podcast, we hear from families regarding services during the COVID-19 pandemic. How Aprendamos telehealth and face-to-face services have helped their children and more. This is a Spanish Language episode.

Episode 18:
How Early Intervention and
Home Visiting Collaborate
(English and Spanish)

In this episode hosts Caroline Zamora and Krystal Chavarria-Gonzalez talk about Aprendamos Early Intervention services such as speech, occupational, physical, and family therapy along with nursing, infant massage, nutrition services and much more. They discuss Cariño Home Visiting Program and what home visiting services are. We talk with three amazing service providers about services, the difference in telehealth and how we are continuing to help families. Also how early intervention and home visiting work together and collaborate. This episode is bilingual.

Episode 15:
Family Townhall
COVID 19 Reopening

In this episode, host Caroline Zamora, moderates a Family Townhall Discussion about safety protocols regarding COVID-19 and the reopening of the Esperanza Children’s Therapy Clinic.

Episode 16:
What does a Telehealth
session look like?

In this episode hosts Caroline Zamora and Krystal Chavarria-Gonzalez talk about telehealth therapy sessions with guest therapists. They discuss what therapy sessions look like for Early Intervention and children’s therapy (speech-language, occupational and physical therapy). Our guest therapist give strategies and recommendations that therapists and families can use for telehealth sessions. They also discuss how families can prepare for a telehealth therapy session.

Episode 13:
The Holiday Blues Toolkit

In this episode host Caroline Zamora and co-host Krystal Chavarria talk about The Holiday Blues. What some people feel during the holidays, such as stress, sadness, anxiety. They also talk about ways to alleviate these feelings during the holidays. Also joining them in this episode is Alejandra Covarrubias-Parra, Lead Mental Health Clinician of Alegria Family Counseling Clinic with tips to help those experiencing the Holiday Blues.

Episode 14:
2019 Year in Review

In this episode host Caroline Zamora and co-host Krystal Chavarria talk some of Aprendamos’ success throughout 2019! Along with some tips for planning for next year.

Episode 11:
Beginnings of the
Aprendamos Mindful Journey

In episode 11 of Children and Families, host Caroline Zamora and co-host Krystal Chavarria talk about how their personal mindfulness journeys began and how mindfulness has been incorporated into the Aprendamos Family of Services organizational culture. They also touch on how mindfulness is beneficial for employees, the families they serve and their own families.

Episode 12:
A Family of Services

In episode 12 of Children and Families, host Caroline Zamora and co-host Krystal Chavarria talk about the beauty of working and living in southern New Mexico, USA. They discuss how the Family of Services or programs work together to provide a continuum of care for children and families. They also talk about the wonderful reason a therapist would walk to work at Aprendamos and chose to live in New Mexico.

Episode 9:
Infant Toddler Development

In this episode of Children and Families, host Caroline Zamora and co-host Krystal Chavarria sits down and talk about development of infants and toddlers ages birth to 36 months. They talk about Krystal’s experience as a developmental evaluator and what signs parents should look for regarding developmental delays. They also discuss what the Ages and Stages Questionnaire is and how it’s used.

Episode 10:
Trash to Treasures

In this episode of Children and Families, host Caroline Zamora and co-host Krystal Chavarria talk about how everyday home items can be turned into great developmental toys for your child. No need to spend lots of money on expensive toys your child will play with once or twice. Caroline and Krystal discuss items like using couch cushions to make obstacle courses, or water bottles as sensory toys and much more.

Episode 7:
Early Childhood Evaluation and Development

In this episode of Children and Families, host Caroline Zamora sits down with Krystal Chavarria, Lead Family Service Coordinator, Developmental Instructionist, Community Education Coordinator and Evaluator. They talk about Krystal’s roles in the organization and they discuss the importance of Development. Krystal and Caroline also talk about what evaluators are looking at when they are working with an infant or toddler.

Episode 8:
Alegria Family Counseling Services Introduced

In this episode of Children and Families, host Caroline Zamora sits down with Alejandra Covarrubias-Parra, Lead Clinician and Family Therapist at Alegria Family Counseling. They talk about Alejandra’s journey and her experience working with children and families in a mental health setting. They discuss her work as a Play Therapist and Mental Health Councilor.

Episode 5:
Early Intervention Services

In this episode of Children and Families, host Caroline Zamora sits down with Celina Waller, Program Director of Aprendamos Intervention Team – Early Intervention Services. They discuss Celina’s background and how she came to the Aprendamos Family and the importance of early intervention services provided by Aprendamos.

Episode 6:
Autism Services

Updated episode coming soon!

Episode 3:
Importance of Fathering

Updated episode coming soon!

Episode 4:
Esperanza Children’s Clinic

In this episode of Children and Families, host Caroline Zamora sits down with Patricia Soto, Program Director of Esperanza Children’s Therapy Clinic. They discuss Patricia’s background and how she came to the Aprendamos Family and the importance of the therapies (Speech & Language, Occupational and Physical Therapy) provided by Esperanza. They also discuss how Esperanza works with other Aprendamos programs and with community partners.

Episode 1:
Meet Caroline & Abel of
Aprendamos Intervention Team

This two part pilot episode of Children and Families, host Caroline Zamora sits down with Chief Executive Officer of Aprendamos Intervention Team, Abel Covarrubias to talk about how Aprendamos started. How Abel’s immigrant parents came to the United States to live the American Dream and how their work ethic, compassion and nurturing character shaped who he is today and how he works with his passionate team members and families they serve.

Episode 2:
Aprendamos
Services Revealed

In this episode of Children and Families, host Caroline Zamora sits down with Chief Executive Officer of Aprendamos Intervention Team, Abel Covarrubias, to talk about how Aprendamos started. How Abel started his career as a Speech-Language Pathologist, how his wife Monica lead him to meet the other partners of Aprendamos. Also, each of the seven programs under the Aprendamos family and where he sees the company in the future.

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