Wilma The Wonder Hen Podcast


Welcome to Wilma The Wonder Hen show! Are you a chicken math loving mama or daddy? Together we’ll dive into the latest poultry keeping adventures, chat about everyday life, with a generous mix of hilarious stories. Bringing you fascinating interviews with poultry owners from all over. You’ll find tips and basic advice from our local Veterinarian, too! Along with new chicken keeping gadgets and reviews. We’re going to encourage and help you build a stronger healthier flock. Developing a strong bond between your flock takes time, patience, and a boat load of mealworms! Come on y’all! Let’s go let those Heifers out! "The joy of chicken keeping. Where education fuels compassion."

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Introducing: Wilma The Wonder Hen Show
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This week's guest is Melissa Shifler, BA, CADC, CFRS, CRSSDirector of Cap-5 Medication Assisted Recovery Services (MARS) Program Melissa has worked in the drug and alcohol field since 2003. She first worked as an Addictions Counselor for 13 years, and as a Clinical Supervisor for six years.  Eventually she was promoted to the Executive Director position of a licensed treatment facility that provided individual, family and group therapy. Melissa is skilled in counseling, assessment, intervention and supervision.  In May of 2016 Melissa began working for the RASE Project and since that time she has excelled in service delivery and supervision of the largest program that RASE Project offers; the Medication Assisted Recovery Services (MARS) Program.  As the Director of the CAP-5 MARS Program she provides oversight and supervision to Recovery Coordinators and Regional Supervisors.  Her strengths involve problem solving, decision making, leadership and time management.  Melissa obtained her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Shippensburg University and is a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor (CADC), Certified Family Recovery Specialist (CFRS) and a Certified Recovery Specialist Supervisor (CRSS).  Melissa started her chicken keeping adventures in March of 2019. Listen in as we discuss how her chicken keeping journey started, tips for new chicken keepers, and things she would've done differently. "Where education fuels compassion." Education is the key to helping our flocks live out healthy long lives. You can follow Melissa  https://www.instagram.com/feathers_and_fashion/Don't forget to follow Wilma here:  https://www.instagram.com/wilmathewonderhen  Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/WilmaWonderHen)
Jan 10 2022
34 mins
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