Dare To Soar

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Saturday (100) 10:00 am 11:00 am

Empower, Encourage, Strengthen!

Dare To Soar will empower, encourage, and strengthen! Doctor R.C. will share many of the services and resources that promote educational success for the youth today on local, state and national levels.

Terriyln is the 2019 National School Social Worker of the Year and the first Georgian, and first African American recipient. She was also the 67th President for the School Social Workers Association of Georgia, and the 2nd to have served from within her school system as well as the 2nd to have served two terms as the organization’s State President.

She has been employed as a Social Worker for over 20 years, and will share with all who are tuned in valuable lessons that have been learned through her work experiences as to why the primary role of a School Social Worker should be to serve as a liaison/child advocate while collaborating and consulting with not only students, but parents, school administrators, faculty, and the community.
Doctor R.C. will address many of the issues that are faced in society today by our youth. 

Dr. Terriyln C. Rivers-Cannon is a School Social Worker in the Atlanta area. She has devoted the last 18 years to improving the lives of Georgia’s school aged population. Her role is that of a child advocate, providing appropriate interventions and services that help hundreds of children and families each year who are at risk for educational failure.

Terriyln received both her Doctor of Educational Leadership (2007), Educational Specialist (2006) degrees from Argosy University, Sarasota, FL, a Master’s in Social Work (MSW) from Florida State University- 1990, and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Voorhees College in 1990.
She is a certified School Social Worker, Facilitator with the Council on Alcohol and Drugs for both STOP and SUPER Stop Programs (Alcohol & Drug Prevention Program), and Question Persuade Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Instructor for Suicide Prevention. Facilitator as a Darkness to Light Sexual Abuse Prevention Training from Stewards of Children, Certified in Mental Health First Aide, Suicide Prevention Trainer: Lifelines – Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide, Trauma/Brain 201 – Building Resiliency, and Check in Connect.
Terriyln’s professional/national memberships are National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Georgia National Association of Social Worker (GA-NASW), National Association of Social Worker-Delegate Assembly, National School Social Workers Association of America (SSWAA) Endowment Board (2018 – 2020), School Social Work Association of Georgia (SSWAG) State President (2017 – 2019), School Social Workers Association of Georgia (SSWAG) Executive Board Member, State Vice President (2016 -2017), District President (2015), District Vice President(2014), and Nomination Committee Chair for School Social Work Association of Georgia(SSWAG). She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), Strathmore World Wide Women of Excellence, Women of Distinction (WOD), and International Association of Women (IAW).

Terriyln’s Pledge:
To have a clear understanding of the multiple challenges that are encountered by our youth today and vows to be that VOICE of ADVOCACY and understanding for all that she may come in contact with. Furthermore, she believes that all stakeholders play a vital role in the potential growth of the village by always, “Paving the Way for Change” by investing in the goals and objectives of those future leaders of tomorrow.

To download show MP3’s, please visit this link: https://www.spreaker.com/show/2977531

Reader's opinions
    • Lisa Clarke Hill   On   June 11, 2018 at 12:48 am

      Dr. Rivers-Cannon,

      You’re such an inspiration! Hang in there and keep doing great things for Social Work and especially School Social Workers.


      Lisa Clarke Hill

      • Doctor R.C.   On   June 16, 2018 at 11:39 am

        Thank you so very much Councilwomen Clarke Hill for your kind and inspiring words! I look forward to our continued collaboration.

    • Doctor R.C.   On   June 30, 2018 at 9:11 am

      Thank you so very much Councilwoman Clark. I truly appreciate your feedback and generous words of encouragement.

  1. Myra   On   November 24, 2018 at 10:22 am

    Hello Dr. RC. I finally got a chance to tune in Saturday while I’m SC. Thank you for opening a global conversation about expanding the self toward opportunities. What a wonderful educational platform. Keep Soaring!

  2. Belinda Johnson   On   December 10, 2018 at 2:34 pm

    Dr. R.C. It is always a pleasure to listen to your show. Very thought-provoking, inspiring and heartwarming! Keep up the great work! Oh the places you will soar!

    • Doctor R.C.   On   December 17, 2018 at 12:58 pm

      Thank you Mrs. Johnson for taking the time to tune in, as it is truly appreciated. Also your words of encouragement mean a lot.

  3. Belinda M Johnson   On   December 15, 2018 at 10:21 pm

    Hi Dr. RC. Your show is very informative, thought provoking and heart warming! Keep up the great work! Oh the places you will soar!

  4. Linda Nichols   On   December 16, 2018 at 9:02 am

    Hello Dr. Rivers-Canon.
    Thank you for embracing the vision of this awesome platform to globally educate the people in every area of their lives. I love you forever!

    • Doctor R.C.   On   December 17, 2018 at 1:02 pm

      Mrs. Nichols it is truly my humble pleasure and enjoyment to share information on this platform. Thank you kindly for your comment.

    • Doctor R.C.   On   December 17, 2018 at 1:07 pm

      Greetings Mrs. Brown,
      I am always humbled whenever my listeners take time out to leave a comment on this platform. Also I thank you for the positive words and blessings.

  5. Sharnell Myles   On   February 20, 2019 at 11:58 am

    Dr. R.C.,
    Thank you for having me on your show to discuss Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking. Your show is so important to the community. It addresses real issues and your guests offer real-life practical solutions for tough problems. I am even more proud that we are tackling DMST together! Keep up the great work.

    • Doctor R.C.   On   August 17, 2019 at 3:30 pm

      Dr. Myles, it was certainly my pleasure for you to be my guest as critical awareness was brought to the forefront about a vital issue that is happening each day across the U.S.

  6. Erica   On   February 23, 2019 at 11:13 am

    Dr. R.C,
    Thank you show much for giving my LineSister Mrs. Denise Smith Merriell! She is doing great things and we are so PROUD of her following her heart. She is truly a light and inspiration!

    Thank You!!!

  7. Tanya Leverette   On   June 5, 2019 at 3:39 pm

    Dr. Rivers-Cannon,

    I want to start by saying congratulations! Thank you for speaking on GPB on behalf of School Social Workers in the state of Georgia. Thank you for your leadership and dedication to the field. Thank you for your voice!!!

    • Doctor R.C.   On   August 17, 2019 at 3:35 pm

      Thank you so very much Ms. Leverette, it was a humbling experience and I was most certainly honored to be a voice for our highly skilled and unique social work profession.

  8. Dawn Mann   On   June 8, 2019 at 11:05 am

    Dr. RC is a visionary and extraordinary leader. She’s someone I look to when needing expert opinions in human services.

  9. Sharnell   On   June 15, 2019 at 11:08 am

    Congratulations on one year of empowering the community through Born to Soar!! Each of your guests have provided listeners with information to enrich our lives and tap into amazing resources. Keep soaring Dr. RC!

  10. Evan McCullough   On   August 17, 2019 at 1:56 pm

    Doctor R.C., it was a pleasure being a guest on your show. Your team is professional and you made the interview very conversational. Your genuine support and your vision can be measured. Continue to lift others up!

  11. Marva Furlongue-Laver   On   December 21, 2019 at 1:59 pm

    Dr. R. C. Thank you for the opportunity to share and learn what other School Social Workers are doing in our country

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