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Archive for August, 2009

LA Talk Radio Show, August 24, 2009

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

11:00 am to 12:00 pm PDT
TITLE: Taking Addiction Treatment and Extended Care to the Next Level
SPECIAL GUEST: Nanette Zumwalt, CADC II, BRII, President and CEO of Hired Power

Allen and Nanette discuss Hired Power’s long established professional transition services used during the sobriety process.  From safe passage to facilities, to monitoring and assisting with transition, they examine what can be done during the difficult times as clients re-establish healthy lifestyles. If you know anyone with a chemical dependency problem, you won’t want to miss this show.

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LA Talk Radio Show, August 17, 2009

Monday, August 17th, 2009

Co-Hosts: Tom Costanzo & Linda McKinney, Co-Founders of; Adolescent Special Needs And Placement (ASNAP)

11:00 am to 11:30 pm PDT
TITLE: How Play and Physical Activity Can Jumpstart a Child’s Future!
SPECIAL GUEST: Rae Pica, Radio host and  author of 18 books, including A Running Start:

During this show, Rae discusses with Allen, Tom and Linda why children need to move and play and how it benefits the whole child, not just for the sake of their physical selves, but also for social, emotional and cognitive development.

11:30 am to 12:00 pm PDT
TITLE: Innovative YMCA Programs that are dramatically changing the lives of teens!
SPECIAL GUEST: Gina Fromer, Executive Director of BayView Hunters Point YMCA.

From music to sports, or arts to academics, Bayview Hunters Point YMCA has become a shining star of one of the most popular and respected organizations in the U.S. Gina shares with our listeners how her passionate staff engage and inspire kids with enhanced traditional and innovative non-traditional programs.

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LA Talk Radio Show, August 10, 2009

Friday, August 14th, 2009

11:00 am to 12:00 pm PDT
TITLE: The Challenge of Finding the “Best Match” in Resources for Troubled and Special-needs Teens!
SPECIAL GUEST: Dore E. Frances, M.A. A.C.C. Horizon Family Solutions, LLC and Radio Host of “Troubled Teen Help”
Co-Host: Tom Costanzo, Co-Founder of; Adolescent Special Needs and Placement

Listen as Dore, Tom and Allen discuss both positive and negative flags to look for when placing an “at risk” teen into a specialized school or program.

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LA Talk Radio Show, August 3, 2009

Friday, August 14th, 2009

11:00 am to 12:00 pm PDT
Special Guest: Blaise Cardoza, Sephten Clevenger and the Jensen Family
Co-Host: Tom Costanzo, Co-Founder of; Adolescent Special Needs And Placement

Weighing in on the G.O.L.D Standard of Positive Parenting!

This week’s show features “Wisdom from the other side of the table” as Blaise Cardoza and Stephen Clevenger ask questions of the Jensen kids who discuss how they have co-created, with their parents, the most important elements of their families’ successful “operating and cooperating” structures… Today the Teens and Tweens Rule!

The Jensen parents, Rick and Wendy are the authors of the G.O.L.D. Standard of positive parenting. Their family is living proof that the principles of Gratitude, Obedience, Love/Respect, Discipline and Service do work.

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