Category Archives: Resources

Tools for Leadership



Beth Diemert interviews Kelly Ross about her journey to becoming the CEO of Piedmont Women’s Center in South Carolina, and the people and training experiences that helped her along the way. Listen to find out more about the resources that are available for others in the pregnancy help movement as well, including Heartbeat’s Pregnancy Help Institute.

WiLD Leadership Development

Embracing Change



Beth Diemert talks with one of our Annual Conference workshops presenters, Anne Camille Talley about how change really isn’t all that scary! Learn to drive change to accomplish the mission of your organization instead of running from it.

Click here for info on Heartbeat’s On-Site Consultations
“Unthinkable Change! (It’s Not That Scary)” workshop

Click here to learn more about Pregnancy Help Institute


Mental Health First Aid



Housing Specialist, Valerie Humes interviews Vanessa Rock (Good Counsel Homes) about the importance of teaching your staff how to safely and effectively respond to a mental health crisis. There are simple steps that staff/volunteers can learn that will help to create a safe environment for all residents in a home as well as for clients at pregnancy centers.

This episode is sponsored by Go for the Gold
Call 937-262-7010 for more on Go for the Gold!


Arise Daughter – Abortion Recovery Awareness Month



Sylvia Blakely, RN, MS joins Beth Diemert in this episode as we highlight Abortion Recovery Awareness Month. Through her ministry at www.AriseDaughter.org, Sylvia meets men and women where they are and walks alongside them on a path to healing. Beth and Sylvia also discuss how we can best serve women who are facing the trauma and regret of chemical abortion.

 


Heartbeat Annual Conference – Onward



Jor-El Godsey, Betty McDowell, and Andrea Trudden share a few thoughts on Heartbeat’s Annual Conference and why the theme of “Onward” was chosen for this year. Hear some of their favorite conference moments and get insight into a few things you might want to bring if you are joining us this year in Jacksonville, FL.

Find out more about Heartbeat’s Annual Conference HERE.


Faith Opened Hope’s Doors



Hope’s Place in Goodland, Kansas began with just a few hundred dollars and a strong calling to serve their community. With the help of the Life Launch grant program and the resources it gave them access to, Hope’s Place continues to thrive with big plans for the future. Listen as Donna Swagger and a few members of her team tell about how they answered the call to serve, even through difficult times.
This episode is sponsored by Next Level

Anatomy of a Consultation



Listen to this episode as Valerie Humes, Housing Specialist, and Beth Diemert, Director of Affiliate Services, talk about how we can share ideas and work through issues during a consultation with Heartbeat International. Find out how The Love Approach is used to build and strengthen relationships, connecting pregnancy help organizations around the world.

Contact Valerie to set up a Housing Consultation at housing@heartbeatinternational.org

Check out the Maternity Housing track of workshops at our upcoming Annual Heartbeat Conference!


Assisting Victims of Human Trafficking



January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month. In this episode, Cindy Collins of SpeakHope.net talks about how to prepare your staff to identify and assist victims of trafficking, bringing them to freedom and healing.

Click here to enroll in Heartbeat Academy’s course on How to Identify and Assist Victims of Human Trafficking

Speak Hope – https://speakhope.net
Global Centurian – www.globalcenturion.org

Life Freedom Alliance – https://lifefreedomalliance.org/

Trafficking Hotline 1-888-373-7888


Advocating for Your PHO with Students for Life



Talking about abortion can be intimidating on a school campus, however there are students out there who are ready and willing to stand for life. Kristan Hawkins, President of Students for Life, joins Jor-El Godsey in discussion about how students can advocate for their local pregnancy help organizations. Listen as Kristan shares what she has encountered in her work, and what she sees up ahead in the pro-life movement.
www.StudentsForLife.org
Kristan’s Podcast – Explicitly Pro-Life

This Episode’s Sponsor is The Abortion Pill Rescue Network
Over 3,000 lives saved (and counting)!


Dobbs: What Happened and What’s Next



The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments for the Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization case on December 1. Heartbeat International’s President, Jor-El Godsey and Legal Counsel, Danielle White were there in Washington D.C. outside of the Supreme Court that day, and in this episode, they discuss what happened and what might be coming next.

Listen to our previous Dobbs episodes here:
Dobbs 101
Impact on States
Impact on Centers

More resources on the Dobbs case can be found at www.HeartbeatServices.org/dobbs