Theories of School Counseling for the 21st Century

In 2002, the American School Counselor Association presented the ASCA National Model for school counseling programs as a framework for implementing best practices in training counselors to deliver effective evidence-based approaches for K-12 students. Without a unifying theory of practice, school counselors are often uncertain about how to implement the National Model. Considering school counselors’ […]

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Boys Adrift

Why America’s sons are underachieving, and what we can do about it.Something is happening to boys today. From kindergarten to college, American boys are, on average, less resilient and less ambitious than they were a mere twenty years ago. The gender gap in college attendance and graduation rates has widened dramatically. While Emily is working […]

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School Counselor Action Research: A Case Example.

Achievement outcomes for students participating in a school counselor-led Student Success Skills intervention were investigated. Students in Grades 4 and 5 in a single school participated in the action research. Achievement outcomes were measured using the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. Students who participated in the intervention showed greater mean improvement in reading and math scores […]

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Idiot Brain: What Your Head Is Really Up To

“If you’ve ever wanted to sit down with a neuroscientist, have a few drinks, ask a zillion questions, and laugh until you snorted, read this book.” —David McRaney, best-selling author of You Are Not So Smart The brain is an absolute marvel—the seat of our consciousness, the pinnacle (so far) of evolutionary progress, and the […]

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The Secrets of Being Happy

RICHARD BANDLER, co-creator and developer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, is arguably the world’s most influential contributor to the field of self-development and applied psychology for the first time brings these extraordinary techniques to everyday people, showing anyone how to completely change his/her life and enjoy a life of Being Happy.  Imagine for a moment that someone […]

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Emotional Intelligence: Mastery- How to Master Your Emotions, Improve Your EQ and Massively Improve Your Relationships

Emotional Intelligence Series Book #2 Do you find that your emotions overwhelm you? Do you struggle with communication with others? Are you ready to improve your interpersonal relationships? This book contains all of the knowledge you need to master your Emotional Intelligence. Emotional Intelligence is the power we all hold that allows us to control […]

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Growing Yourself Back Up

Someone pushes your buttons . . . you feel rage . . . fear . . . sweaty palms . . . unbidden tears . . . you feel like a kid . . . We’ve all experienced moments when we lose control of a situation and ourselves. Now, in Growing Yourself Back Up, the […]

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A Theory of Human Motivation

Maslow's hierarchy of needs is a theory in psychology proposed by Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper "A Theory of Human Motivation" in Psychological Review. Maslow subsequently extended the idea to include his observations of humans' innate curiosity. His theories parallel many other theories of human developmental psychology, some of which focus on describing the […]

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Questions for Couples

Questions for Couples: 469 Thought-Provoking Conversation Starters for Connecting, Building Trust, and Rekindling Intimacy Do you find it difficult coming up with thought-provoking conversation starters or topics to discuss with your partner? Do you want to discover insightful questions that can lead to having deeper, exciting, and more meaningful conversations as a couple? Don’t have […]

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