Principals’ Perceptions of Elementary School Counselors’ Role and Functions.

This study used a 140-item questionnaire to determine how elementary school principals view school counselors in the state of Florida. Responses from 500 elementary school principals revealed that counselors were perceived as having a positive impact on the academic, behavioral, and mental health development of their students,” and most principals indicated that they would recommend […]

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27 Kisses

This book is written by 8 year old Megan and interspersed with commentary from her mum, Dr Peta Stapleton (Clinical and Health Psychologist). It describes the 5 Love Languages from Gary Craig, and focuses on Megan’s primary language: Physical Touch. It is a teaching tool and we hope all ages will enjoy and love the […]

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Decision-Making Complete Self-Assessment Guide

Is there a recommended audit plan for routine surveillance inspections of Decision-Making’s gains? Can we add value to the current Decision-Making decision-making process (largely qualitative) by incorporating uncertainty modeling (more quantitative)? What are the Key enablers to make this Decision-Making move? Does Decision-Making include applications and information with regulatory compliance significance (or other contractual conditions […]

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The Work Activities of Professional School Counselors: Are the National Standards Being Addressed?

This national study was designed to identify school counselors” perceptions of the importance of performing work activities that promote students” academic, career, and personal/social development. Furthermore, this study investigated how frequently school counselors performed work activities that promote these areas of students’ development. Results suggest that school counselors rate their work activities as important and […]

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The Power of Eye Contact

“Effective business networking depends on effective eye contact.” —Dr. Ivan Misner, author of Masters of Networking “The Power of Eye Contact is a must-read book if you want a lasting relationship—or want to deepen the one you’re in.”—Marie Forleo, author Make Every Man Want You “Both mysterious and rewarding, the text reveals the powerful secrets of […]

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Planning and Decision Making for Aerial Robots

This book provides an introduction to the emerging field of planning and decision making for aerial robots. An aerial robot is the ultimate form of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, an aircraft endowed with built-in intelligence, requiring no direct human control and able to perform a specific task. It must be able to fly within a partially […]

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An Arena for Success: Exploring Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy (Clinical Report)

Therapeutic interventions have been a priority within the court systems to remediate the behavior of youths that have been adjudicated (Clark, 2001). Treatment interventions, involving traditional “talk” therapy in individual and family counseling are currently the primary remediation methods. Although these continue to be utilized, the recidivism rate of delinquents remains an area in need […]

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What Happens When I’m Gone

On August 23, 2009, my only child, my son, died by suicide.  Since then I’ve attended meetings for Survivors of Suicide (those left behind when a loved one dies by suicide), talked to others who have lost a love one, participated in a local LOSS (Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors), and decided it was time […]

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Ethical Counselling and Medical Decision-Making in the Era of Personalised Medicine

This book offers an overview of the main questions arising when biomedical decision-making intersects ethical decision-making. It reports on two ethical decision-making methodologies, one addressing the patients, the other physicians. It shows how patients’ autonomous choices can be empowered by increasing awareness of ethical deliberation, and at the same time it supports healthcare professionals in […]

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School Counselors and Information Literacy from the Perspective of Willard Daggett. (Special Issue: Career Development and the Changing Workplace).

The central leadership role to be played by school counselors in 21st century schools focuses on growth and success for all students. The American School Counseling Association National Model: A Framework for School Counseling Programs emphasizes closing the academic, career, and personal/social development achievement gaps among disparate groups of students (American School Counselor Association [ASCA], […]

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