Every Woman • August, 21st 2021 • Jennifer Prohaska

We have a great show lined up for you this Saturday as we welcome our special guest Jennifer Prohaska PhD to the program.


Jennifer has a postdoctoral fellowship in Neurorehabilitation Psychology and received a Bachelor of Arts, Master’s Degree and a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Kansas.
Dr. Prohaska has spent nearly two decades focused on the needs of those on the front lines.  Her passion is to help those who help others by providing the critical tools needed to navigate the stressors they experience on a daily basis.

She has conducted extensive research on: Prevention of PTSD in First Responders; Effective Treatment Modalities for First Responders; Building Resilience in First Responders; Modification of Empirically Supported Treatments for First Responders; New Hire Selection of Police Officers; Depression, specifically biological factors; Childhood Trauma and Resiliency

“For first responders—the firefighters, police officers, military personnel, emergency dispatchers, EMTs and others who keep us safe—work can mean close encounters with danger, chaos and tragedy, sometimes on a daily basis.  Over time, exposure to such stress can take a toll on first responders’ mental and physical health.  I’ve dedicated my professional life to help these heroes navigate the treacherous waters they encounter every day…because they deserve it.”

Please join, Una, Fiona and Rachael for another great episode of Every Woman this Saturday, August 21st, 2021 at 3pm right here on 90.1 FM KKFI Kansas City Community Radio and streaming live at KKFI.ORG.

That’s at 3pm Central Time, and be sure to keep up with Every Woman at our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/KKFIEveryWoman/

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