Family Time – Radio Kingston

Family Time is a weekly radio show on Radio Kingston (107.9FM) conceptualized by Executive Director, Michael Berg. The show is live on Tuesdays from 6pm to 6:30pm and covers a different topics each week with hosts from various community agencies and from Family’s program leadership.

Family Time – History of FOW – Episode 1
Host Michael Berg, Executive Director, discusses the founding history of Family of Woodstock, Inc.
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Family Time – Child Care – Episode 2
Michael Berg, Family’s Executive Director and Kerry Wolfeil, Family’s Team Leader for Child Care Services discuss the vital importance of childcare in our community and economy.
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Family Time – Housing – Episode 3
In this week’s edition of Family Time, hear Family’s Executive Director, Michael Berg, Family’s Team Leader for Housing and Case Management, Victoria Read, and the City of Kingston’s Director of Housing Initiatives, Bartek Starodaj discuss the current housing crisis and projects that are in process to help address the issue in Ulster County.
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Family Time – Restorative Justice – Episode 4
In this week’s episode of Family Time, hear Family’s Executive Director, Michael Berg, and Dana Katz, Family’s Program Director of Restorative/Juvenile Justice Services, talk about Restorative Justice.
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Family Time – FOW Hotline / Training – Episode 5
In this week’s episode of Family Time, hear Family’s Executive Director, Michael Berg, and Family’s Team Leader for Training and Hotline Service, Tamara Cooper talk about Family’s extensive training and hotline services.
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Family Time – Food Security – Episode 6
In this week’s episode of Family Time, Hear Family’s Executive Director, Michael Berg, and Executive Director of People’s Place, Christine Hein, discuss food security, the tremendous resources available in our area, including the geological ability of the Hudson Valley to grow fresh, varied produce, the viability of organizations that collaborate and share resources, the efforts to provide healthy meals and fresh, local produce that nourish people, rather than just alleviate hunger, and to share in the different ways to prepare food and how we might discover new foods we like.
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Family Time – Transitional Living / Midway – Episode 7
In this week’s episode of Family Time, Family’s Executive Director, Michael Berg, and Family’s Team Leader for Restorative Justice and Transitional Living Programs and Program Director of MidWay, Jennifer Pineda, discuss the MidWay program.
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Family Time – Hodge – Episode 8
In this week’s episode of Family Time, Family’s Executive Director, Michael Berg, and Tina Barrett, Program Director of the Everette Hodge Community Center discuss programming at Hodge, what a typical day is like, the age groups it serves, how Tina became a part of the center and other interesting insights.
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Family Time – Youth Prevention Services – Episode 9
In this week’s episode of Family Time, Family’s Executive Director, Michael Berg, talks with Jonas Bers, Family’s Program Director of Youth Prevention Services, and Sean Bailey, Family’s Assistant Program Director of Youth Prevention Services, about substance abuse prevention services offered by Family through programs like Teen Intervene.
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Family Time – Hispanic Outreach – Episode 10
In this week’s episode of Family Time, Family’s Executive Director, Michael Berg, Family’s Team Leader of Equity and Diversity, Salvador Altamirano-Segura, and Eline Martinez, Director of Client Services for Catholic Charities discuss the Spanish-speaking community, services that are available to them, and the issues they are struggling with.
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Family Time – Suicide Prevention – Episode 11
In this week’s episode of Family Time, Family’s Executive Director, Michael Berg, Tamara Cooper, Family’s Team Leader for Training and Hotline Services, and Joe Liuni, one of the Directors of the Federated Sportsmen’s Clubs, Inc. of Ulster County and the General Manager of Safeshoot discuss suicide prevention and all the resources available in Ulster County.
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Family Time – Reentry – Episode 12
In this week’s episode of Family Time, Family’s Executive Director, Michael Berg, Family’s Ulster County Re-Entry Coordinator/Case Manager, John Colon, and Family’s Team Leader of Housing and Case Management Services, Victoria Read, discuss Reentry Services provided by Family, the systems we navigate as a community, and the challenges those who are reentering the community from incarceration face.
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Family Time – Domestic Violence / Washbourne – Episode 13
To kick off domestic violence awareness month, Family’s Executive Director, Michael Berg, and Family’s Team Leader of Domestic Violence Services, Karen Storch, discuss the Washbourne House, (Family’s domestic violence shelter), the challenges and rewards in working for Family’s domestic violence programming, what survivors of domestic violence often go through, and how we can help address the growing violence in our communities.
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Family Time – DV Non-Res – Episode 14
In this week’s episode of Family Time, Executive Director, Michael Berg, Family’s Team Leader of Domestic Violence Services, Karen Storch, and Family’s Assistant Program Director of Non-Residential Domestic Violence Services, Brianna Buckley, discuss Family’s Non-Residential Domestic Violence Services and go more in depth into what survivors experience and how to get help and resources, including Supervised Visitation, court advocacy, and more.
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Family Time – EVOLVE – Episode 15
In this week’s episode of Family Time, Family’s Executive Director, Michael Berg, Family’s Program Director of EVOLVE, Andrea Rodriguez, and an EVOLVE Facilitator who has been conducting groups in the program for 12 years, Carlos Valencia, discuss Family’s EVOLVE Program.

The mission of Evolve is to provide a program in which individuals examine their violent tendencies and learn alternate, non-abusive ways of expressing their anger and frustration. Each group is led by a male and female facilitator committed to helping individuals resolve this difficult issue which often destroys their home life. The leaders are supportive and knowledgeable and help create a safe place for participants to talk with each other.
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Family Time – Community DV Services – Episode 16
In this week’s episode of Family Time, Family’s Executive Director, Michael Berg, Ulster County’s Assistant District Attorney, James Bryant, and Darlene Higley from the Crime Victim’s Assistance Program (CVAP) discuss what the Ulster County CVAP and District Attorney’s Office provides and the resources available to survivors of domestic violence.
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Family Time – Family House – Episode 17
In this week’s episode of Family Time, Family’s Executive Director, Michael Berg, Family’s Team Leader of Adolescent Services, Robert Molina, and Family’s Program Director for Family House, (Family’s emergency shelter for up to 14 runaway and homeless youth (RHY), below 18 years of age (generally 12-17), Kielawan Ahmed, discuss the program, why it was created, and what the typical challenges RHY youth are facing.
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Family Time – MidWay I and IIEpisode 18
In this week’s episode of Family Time, Family’s Executive Director, Michael Berg, Family’s Program Director for MidWay and Team Leader for Restorative Justice Services, Jen Pineda, and Family’s Assistant Program Director of MidWay I, MaryJo Martin, discuss the MidWay program.
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Family Time – Thanksgiving and Holiday Festivities Episode 19
This week’s episode of Family Time is all about Family’s Thanksgiving activities and more. Family’s Team Leader for Training and Hotline Services, Tamara Cooper, discusses Family of Woodstock’s Thanksgiving dinners that will be available for pick up or delivery (call 845-679-2485 for more information). Family’s Program Director for Non-Residential Adolescent Services, Tori Barnes, discusses the Adolescent Thanksgiving Dinner (plus a few more insights about the program) that will be held Tuesday, November 22nd at the Old Dutch Church in Kingston from 6:30 to 8pm. Finally, Eric Redd, a musical performer with over 40 years of international experience and a longtime Woodstock resident, is holding a Woodstock Soul Train Dance Party clothing drive for winter clothes December 10th at Colony Woodstock (door at 7pm).
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Family Time – Trauma – Episode 20
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In this week’s episode of Family Time, Family’s Executive Director, Michael Berg, Family’s Team Leader for Hotline and Training Services, Tamara Cooper, and Family’s Team Leader for Restorative Justice Services and Program Director of MidWay, Jen Pineda, discuss trauma, what it is, what it does to the body and mind, how to recognize it, and some ways to explore and heal trauma.