Exploring The Thrive Initiative’s Digital Empowerment Resource for Parents and Professionals| Anchored Episode 23

Anchored Ep 23 Podcast with Terri Rudy and Dr. Daniel Perkins

About this Episode

In this episode, we are joined by Terri Rudy and Dr. Daniel Perkins of the Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness to discuss promoting positive tech use for families, children, and teens. Terri and Danny join us for a conversation on their Digital Empowerment Resource for Parents and Professionals. This free online kit is a resource intended to offer support and to help educate children and youth about what it means to be a good digital citizen and to empower them to participate safely, responsibly, and respectfully in the virtual world.

Podcast Guests

Danny Perkins headshot

Dr. Daniel Perkins is the Principal Scientist and Founder of the Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness at Penn State.  He is also a Professor of Family and Youth Resiliency and Policy, and a faculty member of the Prevention Research Center for the Promotion of Human Development. Dr. Perkins’ scholarship involves the integration of practice and research into three major foci: Positive youth development; healthy family development; and community collaboration.

Terri Rudy headshotTerri Rudy is a Research and Evaluation Associate at the Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness, and the Project Manager for the Resource Center for Improving Family Health Behaviors. Terri has been a part of the Clearinghouse since 2012 and currently manages the outreach and communication efforts for several applied social science research projects, including the Digital Empowerment Resource.

CE Information

1.0 CE credit will be available for this podcast episode through the UT Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work.

These educational hours may be submitted by professionals to meet continuing education requirements for renewal of Social Work, Professional Counselor, and Family Therapist licenses. The UT Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work is an approved CE provider in all but the following 11 states: Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, North Dakota, and Oklahoma. *Participants are encouraged to check with their states’ latest licensing rules to confirm reciprocity and CE rules. **Note: Eligibility for CE credit expires on June 7, 2023.

Obtain CE Credits

To obtain CE credits for this episode, take the evaluation and post-test here.

For questions about continuing education opportunities, email MFLN FD at mflnfamilydevelopment@gmail.com.

Episode Links and Materials

Music: “Memories,” Royalty-Free Music via Bensound

This material is based on work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Office of Military Family Readiness Policy, U.S. Department of Defense Award Number 2015-48770-24368 and 2019-48770-30366.