The “Let’s Talk” series returns with discussions focused on current topics and concerns in health including bullying, addictions, and Native American Health. “Let’s Talk” will be broadcast live on WETV Channel 20.
“Let’s Talk” is an interactive forum for students, faculty, and members of the community. The series is sponsored by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and partners from Reid Health, United Way, WCTV, and the Area 9 Agency.
The first “Let’s Talk” discussion will broadcast from 7-8 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23. This episode will discuss bullying. The discussion will be led by moderator Ange Cooksey, M.A., senior lecturer in Humanities. Panelists include Patrick Chimenti, licensed clinical social worker and a licensed clinical addictions counselor; Beth Harrick, Ph.D. in Psychology, executive director at Girls Inc. of Wayne County; and Jerry Wilde, Ph. D. in Educational Psychology, dean School of Education.
Audience members are encouraged to ask questions during the live broadcast by calling in at (765) 973-8587 or by posting questions on Facebook at facebook.com/iueletstalk.
“Let’s Talk” Schedule:
- Tuesday, February 23 – “Bullying” from 7-8 p.m. Broadcast live on WETV Channel 20. Speakers are Patrick Chimenti, licensed clinical social worker and a licensed clinical addictions counselor; Beth Harrick, Ph.D. in Psychology, executive director at Girls Inc. of Wayne County; and School of Education Dean Jerry Wilde, Ph. D. in Educational Psychology.
- Tuesday, March 8 – “Native American Health” from 7-8 p.m. Broadcast live on WETV Channel 20. Speakers are Justin Carroll, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of History; School of Nursing Dean Karen Clark, Ed.D., RN, and associate professor of nursing; and Sandra Garner, Ph.D. in American Studies from Miami University in Ohio.
- Tuesday, March 22 – “Needle Sharing” from 7-8 p.m. Broadcast live on WETV 20. Speakers are Dr. Kevin Burke, Clark County Health Officer; Lisa Suttle, director of Psychiatric Services at Reid Health; and Paula Maupin, nurse for the Fayette County Health Department.